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A look at how to manage software teams (and other teams), both remotely and in-person.
How to Be Productive at Home
Without no office, no boss looking over your shoulder, and no co-workers around to help you feel accountable, work can take over your entire life while also becoming more difficult to accomplish. How can you avoid this?
Deep dives into software development topics: from hopefully helpful tips to discussions about how we built, and continue to build, Shortcut.
Is a Code Review Checklist Necessary?
You don't need a code review checklist. But you should have a code review checklist....
How I Learned Clojure and Datomic at Shortcut
What it was like to learn Clojure and Datomic at Shortcut - along with recommendations for others wh...
A Fairly Thorough Guide to Understanding Velocity vs. Capacity
Velocity is a measurement of the average amount of story points delivered across a given time period...
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Ultimate Setup Series: Best Practices for Docs
With Docs, your team's entire product development flow can be stitched together in one tool....
Docs are here to help you plan, manage, and document your work, in one unified experience in Shortcut
Document, plan, build, ship. All in one tool....
Prioritize your work and manage your backlog with Priority and Severity Fields
The Priority Field should be used to filter and sort Stories in order of priority. The Severity Fiel...
Agile, kanban, scrum, cycle time, lead time, burndown: there are an awful lot of words associated with project management. See how to best put them all to use.
How Shortcut supports Agile development: Scrum, Kanban, and everything in between
Using Agile practices in Shortcut can help your organization ship faster and produce higher quality work by keeping everybody on the team on the same page. In this post, we'll cover Agile concepts in Shortcut and how to use Shortcut to support your team if you follow Scrum, Kanban, or a hybrid of both methodologies.
It's just like Project Management, but it's spelled with a d. And also with a u.
What is Lead Time and Why Should Agile Teams Care?
Lead Time measures the time between when a Story was created and when it was completed....
When to Cut Scope to Get a Product Out the Door
Cut through the chaos, noise, and confusion around ongoing work for better results....
Product Development the Shortcut Way
Shortcut is building a fully integrated system for product and engineering teams to plan, manage, an...
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