Engineering Leadership Coach Laura Tacho on Measuring Developer Productivity, Elite Teams, Pressure Localisation, DX, and beyond | Full Conversation
A FFP interview with the former VP of engineering and engineering leadership coach Laura Tacho. Laura helps with building high-performing dev teams. Previously she was leading engineering teams at Codeship and CloudBees. She partners with software engineering managers and executives to level up their leadership skills through courses, coaching and her engineering management program. You can find more information about her services here: lauratacho.com Hear Laura's perspective on: Coaching developers Managing teams Automated data collection vs survey data DX Having a strictly neutral position Localising leadership pressure Dealing with non-technical leaders "Elite" teams Why coaching is important Measuring Developer Productivity Productivity Definitions Automatically Generated Metrics Productivity vs Effectiveness Survey Metrics "Elite Teams" Telemetry Data DORA Metrics Assessing Engineering Orgs Productivity Proxies SPACE Framework Developer Experience Focus Executive Pressure Providing Customer Value Closing Loops Owning Developer Experience Autonomous Teams Tips For ICs Relevant Metrics Applied FOMO People-Process-Platform Small Changes What Is Coaching? Coaching Stigma "Next Level Of Greatness" Outside Perspectives Common Leadership Problems "Coaching For Everyone " Addressing Fears Building Trust Obvious Coaching Benefits Coaching Misconceptions Maintaining Excellence | Finding Coaches "Chemistry Test" Practice Space Winging Leadership Skiing Instructor Training and much more… We are currently hiring for a lot of new positions at Stellate. If you got interested in potentially working with us, please take a look at our hiring page.