Developer Experience: A Developer-Centric Approach to Productivity
Instead of fixating on developer output, we should focus on identifying the fundamental components of a productive development team and work environment. Solving this requires a different approach—a focus on optimizing the developer experience. This approach aims to understand the day-to-day experience of developers and the various friction points they may encounter at work.
Using ONA to Find Optimal Team Size
When you flatten an organization, you’re increasing manager span with the intent to decrease decision-making time. With fewer layers of approval, the assumption is that work gets done faster. But with more direct reports, manager span is stretched, which may degrade the quality of the work. So how do you strike a balance between speed and span? Here’s what the data tell us.
Worklytics Benchmarks: See How You Compare
"Is this normal?" We get asked that a lot. With Worklytics Benchmarks, you'll see how your company compares to peers across key metrics like time spent in meetings, workday span, collaboration habits, and more.
The Worklytics Approach to Employee Privacy
Employee trust is one of your organization’s most precious assets. Before you work with any data partner, you’ll want to evaluate how they’ll impact your employees’ trust in the organization. Here’s how we approach employee trust & privacy at Worklytics.
Meetings Are Killing Your Company
Nothing kills productivity like a meeting-driven culture. Here are 7 things you can do to combat meeting bloat and reclaim your calendar.
Activity Avalanche: How Return-to-Office Is Impacting Collaboration
Earlier this year, Michael Arena cautioned us to be wary of an oncoming “activity avalanche” stemming in large part from return-to-office mandates. From what we’re seeing in work data, the deluge is here. Welcome to a period of Peak Collaboration. Here's what you need to know.
There's A Better Way to Use Slack
Chances are, you're using Slack wrong. Here are the 7 most common mistakes that we see teams making on Slack & what you should do instead.