Philly ETE 2021 — The SPACE of Developer Productivity: There’s More To It Than You Think — Dr. Nicole Forsgren



Everyone seems to be talking about measuring and improving developer productivity… but do we even know what that means? (Protip: you can’t just count lines of code.) Dr. Nicole Forsgren will present her latest research on developer productivity: common myths, the dimensions (captured in a handy acronym, SPACE), and example metrics.

You’ll also get pointers on how to implement the framework in your own team and organization… because the right path to productivity is one that helps us do impactful work in sustainable ways.

About Dr. Nicole Forsgren

Dr. Nicole Forsgren is the VP of Research & Strategy at GitHub. She is author of the Shingo Publication Award-winning book Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps, and is best known for her work measuring the technology process and as the lead investigator on the largest DevOps studies to date. She has been an entrepreneur (with an exit to Google), professor, sysadmin, and performance engineer. Nicole’s work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals. Nicole earned her PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona, and is a Research Affiliate at Clemson University and Florida International University.

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