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An elegant puzzle : systems of engineering management

Author: William Larson, (Engineer); Stripe Press,
Publisher: San Francisco, California : Stripe Press / Stripe Matter Inc., 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition
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"Will Larson's An Elegant Puzzle orients around the particular challenges of engineering management--from sizing teams to technical debt to succession planning--and provides a path to the good solutions. Drawing from his experience at Digg, Uber, and Stripe, Will Larson has developed a thoughtful approach to engineering management that leaders of all levels at companies of all sizes can apply. An Elegant Puzzle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Larson, (Engineer); Stripe Press,
ISBN: 9781732265189 1732265186
OCLC Number: 1105154200
Notes: "An Elegant Puzzle draws from the writing in his blog, Irrational Exuberance!"--Bio.
Description: 285 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Organizations: Sizing teams ; Staying on the path to high-performing teams ; A case against top-down global optimization ; Productivity in the age of hypergrowth ; Where to stash your organizational risk? ; Succession planning --
Tools: Introduction to systems thinking ; Product management: exploration, selection, validation ; Visions and strategy ; Metrics and baselines ; Guiding broad organizational change with metrics ; Migrations: the sole scalable fix to tech debt ; Running an engineering reorg ; Identify your controls ; Career narratives ; The briefest of media trainings ; Model, document, and share ; Scaling consistency: designing centralized decision-making groups ; Presenting to senior leadership ; Time management ; Communities of learning --
Approaches --
Culture --
Careers --
Appendix.
Other Titles: Systems of engineering management
Responsibility: Will Larson.

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"Will Larson's An Elegant Puzzle orients around the particular challenges of engineering management--from sizing teams to technical debt to succession planning--and provides a path to the good solutions. Drawing from his experience at Digg, Uber, and Stripe, Will Larson has developed a thoughtful approach to engineering management that leaders of all levels at companies of all sizes can apply. An Elegant Puzzle balances structured principles and human-centric thinking to help any leader create more effective and rewarding organizations for engineers to thrive in."--Amazon.com.

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