Movies and Series a Manager Should Watch

Below is a list of movies and series that create in my opinion top list for any manager to watch. As always, I may update this list from time to time: Moneyball – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1210166/ Silicon Valley – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2575988/ Office Space – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0151804 Inception – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1375666 The Matrix – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0133093 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073486

“Jobs to Be Done”

Really enjoyed this HBR piece – https://hbr.org/2016/09/know-your-customers-jobs-to-be-done. Great insight into one of major limitations of our machine learning / pattern matching age. Quantitative analysis of data does not replace qualitative. And it is frequently non-obvious how to merge the two together — which often results in resorting to simple solutions (or “we have always done it […]

DevOps KPIs: Distance between latest and oldest production versions

Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about the subject of KPIs that should be used in DevOps. Among them, maybe the most important is the number of different versions the team has to maintain at a time. This particular indicator frequently comes to the top of my list. To me, this indicator mainly resembles Army […]