Am I Still Productive?

Am I Still Productive?

Going from a Software Engineer to Head of Engineering was hard. This talk is about how I've adjusted my productivity gauges and what it means to be a productive leader.

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Mindaugas Mozūras

November 15, 2017
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  1. Am I Still Productive ?

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  3. Vinted

  4. Make second-hand the first choice worldwide

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  6. 19m people in 10 countries

  7. Lean Software Development

  8. 100s of deploys per day

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  10. A Day in the Life of a Developer

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  14. Dopamine encourages us to act

  15. Dividing a big project into small tasks

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  18. Write a test

  19. Write code

  20. Write a test

  21. Write code

  22. Make a PR

  23. PR Build

  24. PR Merged

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  28. Caching

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  34. A Day in the Life of a Manager

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  36. Tada! Surprise!

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  38. Read emails

  39. Angry 1:1

  40. Personal 1:1

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  43. Staff meeting

  44. 1:1 with my lead

  45. One week later…

  46. One week later…

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  48. Growth

  49. Problem: single track

  50. Solution: multi track

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  52. Productivity

  53. “Manager’s output is the output of his organisation— no more,

    no less.” — Andy Grove
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  56. Thanks! - @mmozuras codingfearlessly.com