Previously published to NewsBreak. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell addressed disinflation during the February 1 FOMC Press Conference. This, coupled with a February Labor Market Report that shows 517,000 new jobs created and a 3.4% unemployment rate, led to an immediate rally in the stock and cryptocurrency markets. And although many felt the slight pullback over the weekend, many sources expect crypto to continue rallying — if not surge — into the new year. As such, new tokens will arise with 9,314 active cryptocurrencies on […]
What is the Difference Between a CTO and VP of Engineering?
Previously Published to Propelo.AI on What it means to be VP of Engineering Constantly raising the bar for innovation, quality and productivity, the success of most engineering organizations depends on the ingenuity of one leader in particular — an advocate for technical teams, a “people person,” and one who leads by example. The vice president of engineering is someone who’s strong in what BuiltIn calls the ‘people arts’ — arts that include the skillful recruiting, mentoring and […]
What Is MTTR?: The DORA Metric You Need To Know
What Is “Mean Time To Recovery (MTTR)”? — A Complete Overview Previously Published to Propelo.AI DORA metrics are cornerstone to the software engineering culture that is DevOps. In fact, DORA is actually an acronym for “DevOps Research and Analytics,” a practice that has been widely adopted by engineering organizations all over the world. It’s an excellent tool for improving the performance, productivity and efficiency of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) — but an even better tool […]
What is the Purpose of the Sprint Retrospective?
10 Ways to Improve Your Next Sprint Retrospective Meeting Previous Published on Propelo.AI What is the Sprint Retrospective in Scrum? Dictionary.com defines a retrospective as the “looking back on or dealing with past events or situations.“ It’s a reflection of sorts. And in the case of a sprint retrospective, it’s the reflection of past sprint events — a meeting between various members of the engineering team and stakeholders in the organization. Everyone has a chance to speak — […]
How To Create Jira Dashboards — And 6 Reasons It’s Not Enough
Step-by-Step Guides: How To Create Jira Dashboards, Reports and Gadgets — And 6 Reasons Why They Might Just Not Be Enough | Previously Published to Propelo.AI Engineering leaders need to stay ahead of the data. They need to be aware of the bigger picture while gaining an in-depth knowledge of each and every factor plaguing teams along the way. Data must be accurate — the closer to real-time, the better. Data must be purposeful — […]