Stop Telling Dev What To Do - VP of Eng at GitHub
Dana Lawson, VP of Engineering at GitHub, explains how positivity and productivity relate to dev team culture, and how the metrics she tracks.
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As the VP of Engineering at GitHub, Dana Lawson’s team makes decisions that change the development workflows for millions of people at a time. On this episode of Dev Interrupted we chat about the role of technical leadership, how to implement continuous improvement, and how positivity relates to dev team culture.
How Positivity Relates To Productivity
Running a highly productive engineering organization does not include telling a bunch of people what to do. That doesn’t work. You have to strike the balance between data and trust, positivity and productivity.
In this episode of Dev Interrupted we discuss :
- The real role of technical leadership
- What engineering metrics Dana tracks at GitHub
- How to implement continuous improvement workflows
- How positivity relates to productivity in engineering culture
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