July 7, 2022What's best for my team? Ask them.
“What would be a good reward for our team after a big release?”
“Is it too early to ask the team to discuss how they feel about the recent layoffs?”
“How do I know if my team is enjoying their work?”
“Would it be better to give our on-call engineers extra paid time of, or more money?”
“Should we focus on group training, or individual training?”
“Pepperoni or pineapple?”
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Imagine a world where it was easy to convince everyone that your new insight was great. We'd never get anything done.
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Brian Scanlan explains how Intercom increases efficiency of on-call engineers and reduces the disruptive nature of the job.
Give your teams a private Slack channel
Why I prefer every team has their own public and private Slack channel.