Past Lean Bytes

Coding Standards (.NET/Java)

Tim Gifford
November 23, 2021

We all know the benefits of coding standards. Some teams have them in a 24 page document that hasn’t been […]

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JWT Fundamentals

Scott Sauber
October 26, 2021

This week’s Lean BYTES will be presented by Scott Sauber on “JWT Fundamentals.” JSON Web Tokens are all the rage […]

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Prototyping Tools

Alex McClure
December 7, 2021

Want to have fewer meetings? Write less throwaway code? Alex McClure will talk about the benefits of developers learning prototyping […]

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Test Automation Looks Good On You…But Why?

Brandon Carlson
October 12, 2021

Many companies question the value of a solid test automation practice. On the surface, it adds overhead and the juice […]

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Transforming Your Company for the Digital Economy

Brandon Carlson
February 1, 2022

The workforce is changing and so are your customers. The old way of working and connecting with people just doesn’t […]

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You Might Need Docker If…

Jon Graf and Alex McClure
November 9, 2021

Docker is a tool for containerization, but what does that mean and what is it good for? Jon Graf and […]

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IT Modernization

Tim Gifford
March 1, 2022

You know you’re not delivering as effectively as you could. All of the firefighting and fixing defects are causing your […]

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DEI: Going Beyond the Acronym

Drew Connelly
April 5, 2022

DEI is not about the acronym, it’s about creating an environment where all kinds of people regardless of their background […]

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Safely Evolving Legacy Code

Scott Sauber
May 3, 2022

A new request comes in. It’s for “that app.” You know the one. The one nobody wants to touch, because […]

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Leveling Up Your Digital Transformation

Peter Chodakowski
June 7, 2022

Many digital transformation efforts focus mainly on IT departments. There are, however, four ways you can level up your transformation […]

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Handling Null Values

Brian Hartin
September 6, 2022

Brian will briefly talk about how he has used a particular approach to almost ignore the concept of null values. […]

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Golden Rules of Interface Design

Matt Smith
October 4, 2022

We deliver software to help fix someone’s problems and make their life easier. It should be frustration-free and easy to […]

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Cognitive Biases

Peter Chodakowski
November 1, 2022

In this Lean BYTES, we’ll take a trip into the world of cognitive biases and deep dive into a few […]

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Code Smells

Brian 'Papabear' Gerhards
December 6, 2022

Scrub away the grub. Walk with Brian through a few code smells, or surface level issues, to look out for […]

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The Subtle Difference Between Logs, Metrics, and Audits

Scott Sauber
February 7, 2023

Often times we’ll hear someone say “we should log that” but sometimes they mean something more. In this Lean BYTES, […]

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Getting Participation From the Entire Team

Daniel Ward
March 7, 2023

Many of us have been on teams where the same few people speak every meeting, and likewise, the same few […]

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Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Applied To Software Engineering

Scott Sauber
May 2, 2023

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is a model for understanding the motivations behind why people make the choices that they do. […]

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The Importance of Cultural Change in Digital Transformation

Peter Chodakowski
June 6, 2023

One of the most significant challenges in digital transformation is overcoming resistance to change among employees. In this talk, we […]

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Radical Optionality: Strategies in Uncertainty

Tim Gifford
August 1, 2023

Organizations today face the challenge of making crucial business decisions in increasingly complex and uncertain environments where traditional deterministic processes […]

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Upcoming Lean Bytes

Proto Personas: Getting Closer to Your Users

Barry Closser
October 3, 2023 11:45AM

One of the most critical aspects of building great products that will be used and enjoyed is knowing who your users are. In our October Lean BYTES on Tuesday, Oct. 3,  Lean TECHniques' UX Consultant Barry Closser will dive into proto personas and how they can be used to inform your user research and guide better product decisions.

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Lean BYTES is a short, 16-minute (Get it? Clever, right?), presentation designed to provide you with the tools you need to take your teams to the next level in an easily consumable, shareable format. Lean BYTES are held the first Tuesday of each month at 11:45 a.m. Join us!

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