Each month 20 hours is spent on hands-on management operations
It means that each month $1200
is spent on ineffective routine work.
Weekly 1:1s with developers require preparation for 5-10 mins each to look at your notes and updates of developer progress.
Also it takes 30 mins each week to organise and brush up your notes to make it useful for future 1:1s
Each quarter you need to create spreadsheets for performance review with skills and performance indicators, send them to reviewers, summarise the data to get report.
For each developer it takes 3 hours each quarter.
Each month you have 1 promotional conversation, where you need to explain developer what is needed to get a promotion.
It usually requires to update skills matrix, conduct skill review with multiple participants and understand skill gap.
You regularly staff people on different products. To find a perfect match you need to understand skills required for project and skills of developer.
You have knowledge to mentor developers. You just don't have process to share this knowledge regularly.
Integrate with Jira, Asana, Trello, Figma, Gitlab to see completed tasks since your last meeting.
Save time to communicate skills instead of organising and fixing your spreadsheets
Save time to plan career development for ICs and Managers instead of fixing your spreadsheets
Save time to develop skills of your team instead of building skill matrices from scratch
Save time to discuss review results and feedback, rather than manually creating, copying and sending forms each review.
Save time to discuss feedback from cross-functional team members, rather than collecting feedback manually.
Save time to reach business goals, rather that aligning your team on goals
Save time to make better hiring and management decisions, rather than visualising data on team skill gaps.
Save time to analyse and discuss individual growth, rather than on manually collecting data in spreadsheets
Save time to staff team members on projects that fit their skills best, rather than trying to manage it manually
Save time for discussions, not for managing calendar and organising notes
Save time to discuss working tasks, rather than manually searching them during 1:1
Save time to ask more and know your team better, rather than finding words to say
Save time to discuss growth progress, rather than on organising and updating documents
Save time ask questions on learned topics rather than on finding materials
Save time to keep your team knowledge up to date, rather than finding and sending materials