Best Practice Report

Five Levers Of Developer Experience For Leaders

Understand How You Affect Developer Experience

September 6th, 2023
With contributors:
Chris Gardner , Andrew Hewitt , Caroline Bonde , Kara Hartig


Leaders of software developers have substantial influence on developers’ day-to-day lives. As a leader, you define many processes that developers follow, strongly influence the culture, and are usually responsible for determining metrics to gather. You also influence software architecture and tooling. Read this report to learn how you can improve the developer experience — the happiness and productivity — of the software developers who report to you.

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