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Any ideas about how to evaluate a developer's performance?

I've seen individual evaluations for programmers done reasonably well, and horribly wrong. If leadership only ever evaluates a team as a whole, then that team has no way to reward individual ...
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Any ideas about how to evaluate a developer's performance?

First Off: Don't tie whatever you do to any form of compensation decisions. As soon as you do this you will get 100% gaming of the exercise. Measuring individual performance is very difficult and ...
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How to asses possibly lacking individual performance as a new manager?

As you mentioned yourself, this is a difficult situation. There are a lot to say about it but I'll try to advise on some of the main points I see. Information You say you are new to the company. In ...
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Any ideas about how to evaluate a developer's performance?

What I have seen tried: Measuring story points achieved by a developer - As soon as this was introduced the developers stopped talking to each other and focused only on the story they were working on....
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Any ideas about how to evaluate a developer's performance?

If you look at the news from some of the largest software and consulting companies you still see trend of not going individual appraisals. Individual appraisals kills self organisation and both the ...
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What projects should get scored, and which should not?

I think the process of scoring and prioritizing projects, no matter its size and complexity, should generally be the same; however, based on size and complexity, the authority at different clip levels,...
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Beginner's book for Program Monitoring and Evaluation

There's this eBook available on Google books. There's this book which is unrelated to computers that you can buy and preview on Google books. Here's another book you can buy and preview on Google ...
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Good way to do a personal project review - what questions to ask

This is known as a 'Lessons Learned Log' and if you Google this term you will find many definitions, discussions and even templates.
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