The Team Retro(spective) A retrospective is a tool for team reflection that helps everyone understand what’s working, what isn’t, and collectively decide how to improve for the betterment of the team. Whether in-person or remote, retros give everyone a voice in
What is a Team Agreement? Team alignment is critical when working together toward a common goal. When Detroit Labs project teams come together to build a product, the greatest question becomes: How are we going to work together to make this
This blog was originally written by Detroit Labs Developer Nelida Velazquez for her blog. Nelida is a developer who has a passion for tacos and code. She’s been a professional developer for 12 years working with a wide variety of languages
In a previous article, we talked about how we structure our teams here at Labs. With so many different perspectives and opinions working so closely together, the art of giving (and receiving) feedback becomes a critical, powerful tool for a
Ten years ago, Detroit Labs was founded as a web and mobile team that created technology for start-ups. Almost immediately, we changed everything about that initial idea. Through the years, through our growth, successes, and challenges, we've continued to reinvent
On this episode of Labs Live, Dan and guest host Erika Languirand, Director of People Development at Labs, lead a panel discussion about the value and role of apprenticeships in this modern software industry. Do apprenticeships make sense for your organization?
By Nathan Hughes, Co-Founder and Chief People Officer This week my company is amplifying through our social channels Black leaders who are speaking out and teaching about anti-Black racism, white supremacy, and police brutality. We’ve never used our platform in this way