1. Embracing clarity: Shifting away from a culture of certainty

    Have you ever felt compelled to provide an answer to a senior leader with confidence and certainty, even when you didn’t know the answer? This culture deprioritizes learning and nuance in favor of appearing unambiguously right. Here's how to shift away from that to foster more innovation and agility.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    May 29, 2024
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Michael Toland
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    Consulting
  2. How product management unlocks business value and maximizes ROI

    Product management isn’t just a trend. It’s a powerhouse driving success across industries and critical to the success of software investments. But how do you calculate the ROI of product management? We examine the impact of product management and how it helps ensure the success of your software investment.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    April 17, 2024
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Test Double Editorial Board
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    Consulting
  3. Work around Rails schema noise with one weird trick

    The Rails robots that comprise Active Record do their best to be helpful by keeping your db/schema.rb file up to date — and tend to create pesky unwanted changes in your schema. Here’s an easy fix.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    April 9, 2024
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Kevin Baribeau
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    Consulting
  4. 4 lessons for high-quality software from a surprising place

    As I've moved away from regulated software industries and into DevOps consulting, I keep finding myself falling back on some of the productive patterns I developed throughout my career to help provide higher quality software and more sustainable solutions without significantly impacting time to delivery. Here are the best practices I learned.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    April 4, 2024
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    James Zimmerman
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    Development
    Consulting
    DevOps
  5. A quick guide to TypeScript conditional types

    We recently stumbled upon a hidden gem within TypeScript that revolutionized our approach to type expectations — TypeScript's conditional types. Mastering the art of defining conditional return types empowered us to communicate precise conditions to TypeScript. Here’s how.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    March 28, 2024
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Lewis M Sparlin
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    Development
  6. 14 tools and gems every Ruby developer would love

    Here are some of my personal favorites tools and gems as a Ruby developer to help with feedback loops, performance and debugging, and data management.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    March 26, 2024
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Joé Dupuis
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    Ruby

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