Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and are in the process of generating evidence of effectiveness or may not yet be tested.

How COVID-19 affects software developers and how their organizations can help

Ralph, P., Baltes, S., Adisaputri, G., Torkar, R., Kovalenko, V., Kalinowski, M., Novielli, N., Yoo, S., Devroey, X., Tan, X., Zhou, M., Turhan., B., Hoda, R., Hata, H., Robles, G., Fard, A.M., Alkadhi, R.

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Peer Review Study

Organizational Change/ Development
Neighborhood and Built Environment
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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This study investigates the effects of the pandemic on software developers’ well-being and productivity and how the organizations they work for can support them to improve employee productivity. The study concluded that to improve employee productivity, software companies should focus on maximizing employee well-being and improving the ergonomics of employees’ home offices. Women, parents, and disabled individuals may require extra support.

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Outcomes of Interest

Improve Data Infrastructure

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People With Disabilities

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