Find out how to maintain developer productivity 🧑‍💻 in a fast scaling team in this CTO podcast featuring Rachel Potvin, VP Engineering at GitHub (formerly of Google and Ubisoft). She shares how GitHub uses things like fan-out processes, design reviews, and DevSat surveys to stay on track even as the team 3Xed💥. Listen to find out: 

  • Why you should focus on team 👥 productivity metrics (+which ones)
  • How they are using the ‘Layers of the System’ 🍔 approach to work out GitHub’s future architecture 🏛️ (SPOILER: It might not be entirely monolithic forever)
  • How they prioritised build 🏗️ queues to minimise context switching

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