Blog, news and resources for engineering effectiveness
Uplevel launches new features to support remote work
How we work and manage our teams has changed overnight. We launched three new features for teams to track burnout, social isolation, and throughput to make sure teams are getting work done while staying sane.
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.
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?
Here at Uplevel, we’re data deep-divers and how-to-coach coaches. We help engineering teams be more effective. Despite the objectivity of data, we can’t help but grapple with the subjectivity of what we’re measuring. We like defined goals, so we set out to answer three critical questions.
A new startup has emerged from stealth mode armed with $7.5 million in seed funding to disrupt what it calls the “software engineer status quo,” by giving leaders tools to measure how productive and happy their stables of developers are.