This week I've been solving scaling challenges. Not the kind of CV-embellishing "at global scale" stuff, but some simple and honest problems I actually have. It's all bundled up into one scaling problem, which breaks down roughly across the following areas: * Stuff we deliberately kept simple and scrappy to save
I've been trialling a new technique in interviews recently, and the results so far have been good so it feels worth sharing. Essentially it's a refinement of the "try to make the interview as much like the real work environment as possible" approach I've written about previously [https://mattkimber.co.
Semi-anonymous Internet idiots like me love telling you all these things you should be doing about team structure, organisational approach and Really Exciting Technology but we're often a bit light on what happens when you actually do these things, and your self organising consensus driven team hits the switch for
I had an interesting conversation last night about that old bugbear, the annual performance review. No matter how many well-meaning attempts have been made with SMART targets or peer review systems, every annual review I've had or given during my professional career has gone something like this: * Here are a