[E-book] The experts’ guide to engineering effectiveness
We interviewed five seasoned engineering leaders to learn how they define, measure, and improve effectiveness for their teams.
How to work from home effectively during this time of COVID-19
In this new era of the Corona-virus, work culture is quickly changing here in Seattle and many other cities are following suit. Following the lead of most other tech companies in the city, Uplevel is now operating as a fully-remote team for the next few weeks.
5 things to keep in mind as companies move to remote meetings this month
Here in Seattle, an increase in Corona virus cases and ask from public health officials has led all major (and most small) tech companies to shift to a work-from-home policy for the next few weeks. This means all your in-person meetings are likely turning remote.
Uplevel CEO Joe Levy on why he’s so excited to be nominated for Startup of the Year
I couldn’t be more proud to put in my personal vote for Uplevel as Start-up of the Year – and I hope you do too. Help us get on that stage and show the community what we’ve got! Vote here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/T9TJF8Z. You have until midnight on Friday, March 6th.
Lights out, let’s go: stories from the Uplevel launch
Any event coordinator knows that the day of a big event is always full of twists and turns: things that were planned, but fail; things that were unplanned, but appear. Tuesday, February 11, was no exception. But this is Uplevel. In the face of conflict, we prevailed.
Are shorter meetings really better for software engineers?
There are many factors that impact productivity, but ask any engineer which stands out, and they’ll usually agree on one thing: meetings.
Good sprints require good teams. Here’s how to get there
Last week, we unpacked the results of our research to define what makes a good sprint. Engineering managers from companies of all sizes shared their victories, their stressors, and their ideas to make sprints more successful. But it doesn’t stop there—a good sprint is necessarily carried by a good team. So, what makes a “good” team?