James Ellis-Jones

Innovative dev/CTO
CEO of https://restspace.io, CMS, web development, SEO, content marketing and other thoughts.

McKinsey report on Developer Velocity: TLDR, its the tooling, stupid

This McKinsey report has some really great info on what matters in fuelling dev velocity, and the best tooling comes top. Culture, product management and talent management complete the top 4.
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Micro framework: From open source to commercially viable

 
Great (long!) interview, a founder with a lot of grit and ethics and a great story. A lot on the VC/bootstrap debate. I like this particularly because he's working in exactly the same space as what I'm building, but his solution is in one sense the opposite of mine.

Category Creation: Netlify, Slack, DataStax

Some great insights on how to build a category as a movement and create developer love and great partnerships
https://www.heavybit.com/library/blog/category-leader-essentials-features-management-and-momentum-w-netlify-slack-datastax/