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Andrew Lau reflects on the Jellyfish Series C round of funding.

Andrew Lau | February 1, 2022

10 Engineering KPIs Technical Leaders Should Know Part 1: Investment

As an Engineering leader, exactly which data should you pay attention to? What metrics should you be tracking as your team’s key performance indicators (KPIs)? In this series of posts, we will present some of the KPIs that can help technical leaders answer these questions.

Evan Klein | October 21, 2021

5 Questions That Your Board Will Ask You

Board members ask questions that can put engineering leaders on the spot during a board meeting. Andrew discusses the typical questions you will face and how to address them.

Andrew Lau | February 15, 2022

Engineering Leadership Insights

News, lessons, and insights in the world of engineering management.

Data Insights, Jellyfish News

New Jellyfish Survey Finds Engineering Leaders are Embracing Data-Driven Decisions

Jellyfish | April 20, 2022

Today we release our third annual State of Engineering Management report. We discuss the main takeaways from analyzing the work of 23,000 engineers.

Productivity

Strategic Alignment

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Data Insights

The Use Case For Data in Engineering Leadership

Kevin Dallaire | April 13, 2022

Leadership is the act of prioritizing what to focus on amongst all possibilities. Let's examine how data can inform this process.

Productivity

Strategic Alignment

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Team Management

I miss the in-person arguments

Andrew Lau | April 5, 2022

Andrew Lau weighs in on what our work cultures are still missing as we enter into 2 years of working virtually.

Productivity

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Data Insights

Are Companies and Teams That Use Story Points More Efficient?

Benjamin Kotrc | March 29, 2022

Do companies that leverage story points operate more efficiently? Ben Kortc of Jellyfish Research weighs in with a data-driven approach.

Engineering Operations

Productivity

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Data Insights

Do Story Points Work to Predict Effort?

Benjamin Kotrc | March 22, 2022

Ben Kotrc, Data Sciencist at Jellyfish Research, examines if story points are actually effective at predicting total work effort.

Engineering Operations

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Data Insights

Do Larger Pull Requests Receive More Extensive Reviews?

Mobolaji Williams | March 22, 2022

Mobolaji Williams, Data Scientist at Jellyfish, investigates the assumption that large pull requests often result in excessive review processes.

Engineering Operations

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Data Insights

Are High Priority Issues Completed Faster?

Mobolaji Williams | March 22, 2022

Mobolaji Willaims, Data Scientist at Jellyfish, investigates if high-priority issues as labeled in Jira are actually completed faster. He then discusses the ramifications of his findings and some questions leaders might want to ask their teams based on his findings.

Engineering Operations

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Data Insights, Team Management

Jellyfish on Jellyfish: How Our Team Reduced Thrashing and the Impact of Unplanned Work

Jim Krygowski | March 16, 2022

Jim Krygowski, an engineering leader at Jellyfish, discusses how Jellyfish used Jellyfish to streamline their engineering operations.

Engineering Operations

Productivity

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Best Practices

More Questions?! What Your Executive Peers Will Ask You

Andrew Lau | March 1, 2022

Andrew discusses the questions that executives ask engineering leaders, and what they’re looking for in your response.

Strategic Alignment

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