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How do I get buy-in from my team?

Advocating for data-driven engineering to your team members.

Written by Mike Koeneke
Updated over a week ago

The happiest engineers work on the most productive teams and vice versa.

The most immediate benefits for engineers are:

  • Provides a holistic view of engineering health

    • Discover growing pains and inefficiencies in your scaling organization

    • Dive deeper into the day-to-day development process and the over SDLC

    • Accurate visibility into engineering time and resources to improve team efficiency and retention

  • Empowers actionable and customizable insights at all levels

    • Elevate your team and ensure efficient resource allocation

    • Lead with data guide organizations to look past bottom-line metrics

    • Evaluate working trends with a visualized and customized view

    • Alerts and standup reports to self-correct and take action

  • Maximize engineering and business impact

    • Surface and diagnose data that can lead to risks

    • Identify escalations and SDLC bottlenecks to forecast delivery delays

    • Report on engineering performance and export Engineering data to view alongside other organizational information

    • Enable organizations to answer pressing and organization-specific questions

  • Forecast delivery commitments

    • Track real-time progress toward concrete engineering goals

    • Unified data-driven prediction for all delivery and commitments

    • Ensure Continuous Delivery as organizations scale

    • Quantify how fast work is moving through the development process

  • Coach careers with context

    • Advocate for workload, and bandwidth, and come prepared to standups, 1:1s, monthly check-ins, and quarterly reviews

    • Build tailored coaching programs

    • Data-driven performance patterns for optimal growth opportunities

Velocity metrics and reports aim to provide context, allowing you to determine whether issues are outliers or part of a bigger problem and course correct accordingly.

We recommend focusing on 3โ€“5 areas that are important to your team and working with your Customer Success team to establish an action plan for improvement.

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