59 min

Behind the scenes with Extend’s developer experience team | Matthew Schrepel and Luke Patterson (Extend‪)‬ Engineering Enablement by Abi Noda

    • Technology

Matthew and Luke lead Extend’s Developer Experience team, a team that has approached their work in a way that is more forward-thinking than most. In this episode, they cover how they deliver impact at multiple levels of the organization, their journey with productivity metrics, and how they’ve made DevEx a C-level concern. 

Discussion points:
(1:40) How the DevEx team started and where it fits at Extend(5:08) Tradeoffs of DevEx reporting into Platform (6:40) The mandate and tasks they focus on(12:07) The impact of learning and development efforts(16:33) How to drive team-level improvements (18:44) Why developer experience is becoming more prevalent(26:17) How they made DevEx a C-level concern(30:27) Their journey with productivity metrics (33:10) Advice for presenting DevEx data to executives (34:52) The team’s experience using git metrics tools(48:30) Being rigorous in leveraging metrics 
Mentions and links: Connect with Matthew and Luke on LinkedInOther podcasts mentioned: Manuel Pais; Peloton’s DevEx survey

Matthew and Luke lead Extend’s Developer Experience team, a team that has approached their work in a way that is more forward-thinking than most. In this episode, they cover how they deliver impact at multiple levels of the organization, their journey with productivity metrics, and how they’ve made DevEx a C-level concern. 

Discussion points:
(1:40) How the DevEx team started and where it fits at Extend(5:08) Tradeoffs of DevEx reporting into Platform (6:40) The mandate and tasks they focus on(12:07) The impact of learning and development efforts(16:33) How to drive team-level improvements (18:44) Why developer experience is becoming more prevalent(26:17) How they made DevEx a C-level concern(30:27) Their journey with productivity metrics (33:10) Advice for presenting DevEx data to executives (34:52) The team’s experience using git metrics tools(48:30) Being rigorous in leveraging metrics 
Mentions and links: Connect with Matthew and Luke on LinkedInOther podcasts mentioned: Manuel Pais; Peloton’s DevEx survey

59 min

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