Jeremy Brown
Thoughts about leading engineering teams, building products, technology and other random interests.

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My Latest Articles

Sep
26
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I tried working in VR (so you don't have to!)

Things were pretty sucky initially. I can now sit in my spaceship and type away for a couple hours on a newsletter post with chilled beats.
7 min read
Sep
19
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A Manifesto for Building High Performing Cross-Functional Teams

Teams get work done and are the fundamental building block in organisations. Team experiences determines engagement.
4 min read
Sep
05
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Open Space Technology: A Change Mechanism for Teams of All Sizes

Imagine turning the "hallway track" into the main event, that is what Open Space Technology does for an event.
5 min read
Aug
29
Your mechanism for change must match your desired end state

Your mechanism for change must match your desired end state

Issue No. 11 📰This is a project by Jeremy Brown. I write about topics that I care about, such as
3 min read
Jul
19
The book "The Score Takes Care of Itself" with a wood background.

Book Review: The Score Takes Care of Itself by Bill Walsh

This great book on leadership comes with some of the best advice and principles I've read and a built-in cautionary tale.
5 min read
Jul
11
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Five reasons to use Kubernetes

Reasons to spend your company's money and people's time to run Kubernetes.
6 min read
Jul
04
Kubernetes logo with a warning sign and the word NOPE!

Kubernetes is a red flag signalling premature optimisation.

If your company uses Kubernetes, you are likely expending energy on something that doesn't take you towards your mission.
5 min read
Jun
28
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The demo, a cornerstone habit for great products and teams

Build something great using the habit of demoing our work weekly.
6 min read
Jun
19
Maximum speed vs maximum sustainable pace

Maximum speed vs maximum sustainable pace

Issue No. 6 📰This is a project by Jeremy Brown. I write about topics that I care about, such as
4 min read
Jun
12
Keep up with social and news without going crazy

Keep up with social and news without going crazy

How can we own our time and attention and get the best content on the things we love?
4 min read