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Developer Onboarding Checklist for Successful Agile Teams

 Natalie Lopez  Aug 10, 2022 9:15:00 AM  1 Comment

Developers have a lot on their plate when they start at a new company. Whether it be the development environment, project information, or the organizational culture of their employer or clients, they need to learn a lot – and quickly. Adopting a strong onboarding process is vital if you want new full-time developers or contractors to succeed. Here is an 8-step developer onboarding checklist that will help you seamlessly integrate new hires onto your agile team and keep them around for the long run.

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How the EOS Model Helps Software Leaders Hire Successful Teams

 Sienna Provvidenza  Aug 3, 2022 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

Without getting into continually evolving statistics, it’s common knowledge that software developers have a high turnover rate, which can wreak havoc on development progress. Finding the right person for the role on your software team can save significant time and money and improve outcomes overall.

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How to Use Engineering Enablement to Create Successful Software Teams

 DragonSpears Team  Jul 20, 2022 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

Organizations with functional silos around software engineering teams with high-level skill sets (i.e., infrastructure, security, and DevOps) inadvertently create bottlenecks that prevent them from getting work done. Teaching them the skills required for engineering enablement helps identify ineffective labor divisions, reduce risk and uncertainty, eliminate project delays, prevent resources from becoming overwhelmed, and keep teams in the loop.

Here's how to get started using engineering enablement practices to empower your development teams to provide consistent value to clients and stakeholders, even when they lack experience in certain areas.

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Create Healthier Software Teams by Crushing These Common Dysfunctions

 Sienna Provvidenza  Jul 14, 2022 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

If asked, most leaders today would say that their teams are healthy, but how do they know? There aren’t always clearly defined processes to quantify success or manage team dynamics, making it challenging to understand team health.

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How Development Teams Can Build Lasting Relationships 

 Caitlin Whitworth  Jul 7, 2022 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

As more organizations move to remote work and virtual meetings, the traditional ways of building relationships go by the wayside. Even though in-person interactions are less frequent, the backbone of how to build trust and credibility internally and externally remains the same. Below are some best practices development teams can incorporate to build lasting trust and successful relationships. 

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