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To make good decisions as a leader, you need clear priorities, consistency, and a cool head.
Mark Porter, CTO of MongoDB, on falling in love with tech, transitioning to a manager, and onboarding new developers!
Recently, Stack Overflow’s Chief Product and Technology Officer, Teresa Dietrich, sat down with Justin Stone, Senior Director of Secure DevOps Platforms at Liberty Mutual, for a conversation about building a high-velocity DevOps culture.
For most software engineering roles, the best work sample test will be some combination of coding homework, pair programming, and/or reviewing previously-written code (preferably all three). But not every role; there are some circumstances where other types of tests fit better or are better at revealing some critical piece of information relevant to hiring.
A frequent theme in my work is the leader who's striving to help a group be more effective. In my practice this typically involves a CEO and their executive team, but similar challenges occur at every level in an organization.