Italian living in Germany. I still answer "developer" when asked what I do for a living. I'm actually an Engineering Manager, currently at Freeletics. I do Ruby and Rails since 2011.
I am the proud MC of Euruko , Ruby on Ice [2017, 2018], BalkanRuby , Italian Ruby Day [2016, 2018].
23 December 2020 | 43 mins 34 secs
In this episode we answer our first listener question! We talk about a team that's distributed across many time zones and then end up discussing working fully async (instead of just working remotely).
9 December 2020 | 44 mins 11 secs
In this episode we discuss the difficulties of communicating technical projects to other teams and to the company as a whole as well as what the difference is between having a role and having a title.
25 November 2020 | 31 mins 45 secs
Monica and Urban discussion estimations, the dangers around them, and how to do them right ... if you really have to.
11 November 2020 | 39 mins 47 secs
In this episode we discuss mobile testing (again), pair managing, and online conferences.
28 October 2020 | 34 mins 35 secs
30 September 2020 | 33 mins 38 secs
We discuss project planning and company wide alignment.
16 September 2020 | 35 mins 12 secs
We discuss how to handle outages and how to measure productivity for managers.
2 September 2020 | 33 mins 2 secs
We discussing hiring and how we define seniority in the field and getting there.
19 August 2020 | 36 mins 16 secs
We discuss testing react apps, an overflowing (but groomed) backlog, iOS development, weekly reviews. Monica also discovers that writing is hard. 😱
5 August 2020 | 36 mins 9 secs
Monica and Urban discuss meta programming Ruby, being a good manager and TDD.
17 July 2020 | 36 mins 33 secs
Monica and Urban discuss the differences (or lack thereof) between "real" and software engineering, the bus factor, and being kind to your users.
22 June 2020 | 32 mins 21 secs
In this episode Urban talks about his team and the challenges of working in a self-organising team and Monica discusses her experiences with strategic planning.