May 14, 2020

Team Topologies

Team Topologies provides four fundamental team types – stream-aligned, platform, enabling, and complicated-subsystem – and three core team interaction modes – collaboration, X-as-a-Service, and facilitating. Together with awareness of Conway’s law, team cognitive load, and how to become a sensing organization, Team Topologies results in an effective and humanistic approach to building and running software systems.

September 27, 2019

Remote-First vs Remote-Friendly

So how do we do remote work right? It takes much more than the half-hearted “you’re allowed to work from home” policy you see at companies nowadays. Remote-first means working remote is the default. It means making sure your remote employees are as much a part of the team as those in the office.