Development Manager Blogs

A collection of our most recent articles on Development Manager

Using project briefs to develop the full potential of Agile teams

Using project briefs is about creating a lightweight process that can maximize the effectiveness of...

Ali Pourshahid- April 9, 2019

Why a learning culture is important – and why your organization needs one

At Klipfolio, we believe that continuous learning is like blood in the veins of an engineering...

Ali Pourshahid- January 18, 2019

How to use burndown charts to manage agile software releases

Having trouble meeting deadlines and quality at the same time? Burndown charts are a useful tool...

Ali Pourshahid- January 10, 2019

15 reasons why you should join our team at Klipfolio

Work with extremely smart, equally nice, and collaborative people, as well as a group of down-to-...

Ali Pourshahid- November 21, 2017

Why every software team should get into the habit of daily releases

By changing one basic work habit, we’ve seen a cascade of positive outcomes in other areas. Here’s...

Ali Pourshahid- September 14, 2017

How to ensure quality in continuous delivery

Looking to reconcile speed and quality when it comes to continuous delivery of software releases?...

Ali Pourshahid- August 17, 2017

Bots: What they are and why your agile software development team should use them

Automation is an essential part of agile software development; in fact, you could even say the team...

Ali Pourshahid- May 15, 2017

Self-management: The secret to productivity, growth, health and sanity

Many jobs, mine included, can be overwhelming at times. It’s not easy to coach people, oversee...

Ali Pourshahid- April 26, 2017

Why changing your company’s culture helps make continuous delivery work. Part 3

This is the third of three blog postings on the concept of continuous delivery. This is an...

Ali Pourshahid- April 13, 2017

Best practices for successful implementation of continuous delivery. Part 2

This is the second of three blog postings on the concept of continuous delivery. It’s an important...

Ali Pourshahid- March 29, 2017

Continuous Delivery: What it is, why it works - and why you need it. Part 1

This is the first of three blog postings on the concept of continuous delivery. It’s an important...

Ali Pourshahid- March 13, 2017

Why ‘onboarding’ new employees sets a company up for success

There was a time when new employees were given a quick orientation tour, shown their desk, and left...

Jeremy Hall- March 1, 2017

Why cycle time may be the most important metric in software development

There are various standard metrics that software development teams use to measure the performance...

Ali Pourshahid- February 27, 2017

A simple tip for successfully keeping knowledge workers engaged

I just finished reading Disrupt Yourself by Whitney Johnson, dubbed one of the world’s most...

Ali Pourshahid- July 16, 2016

17 KPIs every data-driven manager needs to lead their team

When you manage your team with KPIs, data is always at the forefront of every decision you make....

Danielle Poleski- August 5, 2016

How do dashboards help agile software development teams?

It’s always great to see people work successfully with the product we are building at Klipfolio....

Ali Pourshahid- July 5, 2016

Build a knowledge-sharing culture with Lightning talks in six easy steps

When a team forms and grows, it’s composed of members from a variety of educational and work...

Ali Pourshahid- May 25, 2016

A Software Development Manifesto

A manifesto is a set of principles with which most people in the team are aligned. There will be...

Ali Pourshahid- April 28, 2016

How to run a successful hackathon in 7 steps: A Development Manager’s guide

A step-by-step guide on how to start and host your own internal hackathon event in your software...

Ali Pourshahid- February 23, 2016

Klipfolio gets cozy with Plotly

In this article, we show how Klipfolio integrates with the Plotly visualization library.

Ali Pourshahid- December 17, 2015