How regular check ins can decrease burnout risk

How regular check ins can decrease burnout risk

In times of layoffs and economic uncertainty, engineering teams are having to do more with less. When that means longer hours and max velocity, there’s a high likelihood of burnout amongst developers. While burnout is common among developers, the root cause can be...
Feature Announcement: Operational Metrics

Feature Announcement: Operational Metrics

Understanding how your team works can help identify bottlenecks in your process. But trying to dig through Jira and your code repos to understand this data is a job within itself. That’s why we built our new Operational Metrics page. This new section on your dashboard...
There’s a better way for dev teams to measure velocity

There’s a better way for dev teams to measure velocity

This story originally posted on thenewstack.io by Nimrod Vered, Uplevel CTO Estimating developer work is more art than science. Devs typically use story points or hours for their estimations, or sometimes they’ll use a “planning poker” exercise to determine what they...
10 questions with an Uplevel dev: Stewart Spencer

10 questions with an Uplevel dev: Stewart Spencer

Stewart Spencer joined Uplevel in 2020 as a senior software engineer. Since then, he’s been an integral part of turning our data into real-world solutions. And while his road to software engineering had a few detours, what he learned along the way  made him the...
[Webinar] The Dev Soapbox: Protecting Deep Work

[Webinar] The Dev Soapbox: Protecting Deep Work

WATCH NOW ON-DEMAND Too many meetings. No time to work. All bugs…ALL the time. Sound familiar? Oftentimes, devs are faced with countless projects with no time to actually work on them because they are dealing with non-stop interruptions and distractions. Cal Newport,...