Maximize the effectiveness of your development teams

Hit your team's goals by measuring productivity and impact with DORA metrics and the SPACE framework of developer productivity.

Laura Tacho, VP of Engineering and Software Engineering Leadership Coach


Laura Tacho, VP of Engineering and Software Engineering Leadership Coach

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Don't measure the wrong things.

Get expert guidance and live coaching to pick the right quantitative and qualitative metrics that will empower your team to achieve better results.

This course is for leaders who:


Seek to deeply understand your team's performance, engagement, and well-being through data


Are asked to report on team performance and productivity to your leadership team


Want to help your teams reach the next level of performance and have more impact

See what software engineering leaders are saying

        I left Laura's course with an understanding of what metrics I should be tracking for engineering health.
Nicole Misek
Nicole Misek
VP of Decision Engineering, Nextmv
        The interactive course design makes it easy for the knowledge to stick. You'll also learn from and make friends with other like-minded engineering leaders.
Yan Fu
Yan Fu
VP of Engineering, Kind
        My skills improved after working with Laura, which has allowed my team to surface problems sooner and move past them together.
Tim Suchanek
Tim Suchanek
CTO and Co-founder, GraphCDN
        This course provides the perfect balance of theory and practical application. I would definitely recommend this course.
Sharon Taylor
Sharon Taylor
Director of Platform DevOps Program Management, Pfizer
        The workshop gave me a space to explore how I operate and communicate with my teams. It also gave me valuable insight from other leaders in software.
Peter Halverson
Peter Halverson
VP of Software Development, LUMEA
        I'm confident that the feedback I give is fair. I've been able to have meaningful conversations about performance.
David Saltares
David Saltares
VP of Engineering, Plot

Key outcomes

Higher expectations

Everyone on your team will know what's expected of them, whether it's coding or communication. You'll have a clear vision of high performance to share with your team.

Increased accountability

Empower your team with actionable data so they can take ownership and accountability for team outcomes.

Increased velocity

Help your team get more done without overloading them or causing burnout.

Boost engagement scores

Watch your engagement survey metrics rise as your team feels motivated and more connected to their work.

Meet your instructor

Laura Tacho, VP of Engineering and Software Engineering Leadership Coach
Laura Tacho, VP of Engineering and Software Engineering Leadership Coach

Laura Tacho has led engineering and product development teams at companies like CloudBees, Aula Education, and Nova Credit.

She’s on a mission to equip engineering leaders with the confidence and skills they need to build high-performing software teams. Her teams consistently ship high-quality code sprint after sprint and outperform their competition.

Course syllabus


Workshop 1: Define your vision of high performance

Define and measure your high expectations using well-researched frameworks.

  • Vision of high performance
  • SPACE framework
  • DORA metrics


Workshop 2: Build your dashboard

Apply DORA and SPACE to your own teams. With the help of a metrics library and ready-to-use templates, build a team performance dashboard that aligns to your vision of high performance and your company's objectives.

  • Team Performance Dashboard


Workshop 3: Live coaching and showcase

Get live coaching from Laura on your metrics and dashboard. Then practice presenting your dashboards so you're ready to introduce your metrics to your team.

  • Group coaching session
  • How to get buy-in

Course schedule

  • June 28, 29, and 30

    Workshops on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

  • 15:00-16:00 UTC

    8am-9am US Pacific

    11am-noon US Eastern

    5pm-6pm Central EU

    8:30pm-9:30pm India

Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts
Active, not passive

This course focuses on live workshops and hands-on projects. No reading from slides while you fall asleep at your desk.

Meet other engineering leaders

You’ll be learning in public through breakout rooms and an engaged community

Learn with a cohort of peers

Surround yourself with like-minded people who want to grow alongside you

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