Rob West

Work Culture

Why email is killing your productivity and how to fix it

Most businesses would be more productive if they did not use email for internal communication. I don't mean "used email less", I mean a total cessation. Why is email so bad? How can you work effectively without it in the "new normal" of remote working?

Coders Are Creatives Not Factory Workers

Writing code is a creative process. Very few employers understand this and it has a hugely negative impact on development projects and developers. We need to change this damaging misconception.

Resilient Management Book Review

The shift from developer to manager is a challenging one, requiring a completely different set of skills. Resilient management by Lara Hogan is full of ideas and tools to help team leaders whether they are new to the role or experienced.