Productivity

There’s always more work to get done. In these articles, you’ll find techniques and ideas for increasing your productivity without burning out.

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Data Migration: What It Is and Everything Else You Need to Know

Data migration covers the process of getting crucial data from one place to another. Find out how it’s done, as well as some common challenges you should be aware of.

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SMART Goals: What They Are and How To Create Your Own (With Examples)

Struggling to hit your goals? With SMART goals, you can make sure success is specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. Learn how you can create your own SMART goals.

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Scrum: A Definition and Some Pointers

Heard the word “Scrum” in a meeting and you’re not sure what it means? Or maybe you’re just curious about how it’s implemented? Find out what Scrum is, how it works, and just who the Scrum Master really is.

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What Is Sprint Planning and How Is It Done?

The Agile methodology uses sprints, two-week periods where developers crush tasks. But how do developers — and their leaders — figure out what they should focus on each sprint? Find out what sprint planning is, how it works, and get a free template for doing it yourself.

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KPIs: What They Are and Why You Need Them

How do you know that you’re hitting your goals? Sometimes, you need some kind of metric to track progress. That’s what KPIs are for.

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How To Optimize a Coordinated Development Workflow

Your developers need to collaborate closely with the rest of the organization to succeed. But when everyone’s in their own tool, that can be really difficult. Here’s how you can use Unito to optimize your coordinated development workflow, despite the tool differences.

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How To Go From New Hire To Full Collaborator

There’s a lot to learn when you start a new job. Lots of names, new processes, the wifi password… While you get that figured out, here’s how you can make sure you’re on the fast track to being great at your role.

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Project Monitoring: What It Is and Why It’s Important

It’s one thing to launch a project, but if you actually want to deliver you need to learn about project monitoring. Here’s how it works and why it’s important.

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How Neurology Can Curb Workplace Distractions

Phone notifications, chatter around the office, and the blaring of sirens can all hinder your productivity. Trying to get a handle on these distractions? Here’s how you can use neurology to do something about it.

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When to Prioritize Structure and When to Go All-in on Flexibility

Should you be putting your energy into having a rigid process for everything? Or should you equip your teams with the flexibility to keep trucking no matter what comes their way? Well actually, a bit of both.

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How Backlog Grooming Helps Your Dev Team Get More Done

Heart palpitations. The trickle of cold sweat down the back of your neck. The clawing sense that you’re drowning under a wave of unfinished tasks. You realize the one thing that was supposed to keep you organized is now the source of your anxiety: your product backlog has gotten out of control. What do you do now?