Happy developers are productive developers.
In this discussion, we’ll share how engineering teams across Microsoft are investing in improving employee well-being to make a measurable impact on productivity during remote and hybrid work.
Measuring productivity across multiple dimensions by using a mix of methods, we take a human-centered approach to understanding and maximizing productivity and happiness.
How can individuals balance their time between collaboration and focused individual work? What impact does social connectedness have on the onboarding of new software engineers? Can more days off actually result in more work getting done?
Learn answers to these questions and more.
About Brian Houck
Brian Houck is a Productivity Engineer in the Azure Engineering Systems team at Microsoft, and is focused on improving the wellbeing and productivity of their internal developers. He is passionate about building a better understanding of the tooling, process, and cultural factors that impact productivity through quantitative measurements and qualitative listening. Over the last two years, Brian has been researching the technical, sociological, and psychological effect that the shift to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic has had on developers. He is now working on how to maximize developer productivity and happiness in an increasingly hybrid working environment.