Refactoring Organizations: Two ways to increase your impact

Before becoming a manager at New Relic, I was an engineer myself, working primarily on backend coding and database tuning. As I’ve developed my management skills I’ve also observed that you can apply many of best engineering principles towards becoming a better manager and increasing your impact on the organization. This is the first in…

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“We Don’t Have Time to Fix Things” – Tips from New Relic

By Posted in Nerd Culture, New Relic News, Top Post 21 March 2013

In software, there’s often a war between getting stuff done and making the code perfect. Generally, our profession leans towards code quality, but we often blame the business for pushing us towards only getting features done. After all, that’s ultimately what customers care about – they don’t care how pretty our code is. So many…

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