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Accidental CTO, Reflections on Before and Since

CTO Academy

I have tried to detail in this blog specific changes in my role as I took on this new status as CTO and the challenges I personally faced. The post Accidental CTO, Reflections on Before and Since appeared first on CTO Academy. Accidental CTO

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Accidental CTO, Reflections on Before and After

CTO Academy

I have tried to detail in this blog specific changes in my role as I took on this new status as CTO and the challenges I personally faced. The post Accidental CTO, Reflections on Before and After appeared first on CTO Academy. Accidental CTO

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A CTO’s Perspective on Finding, Evaluating and Mitigating Technology Debt during Due Diligence Assessments

CTOvision

In this presentation, OODA CTO Bob Gourley provides insights on technology debt in due diligence based on a career spent evaluating the business impact of technology. CTO News Due Diligence OODA

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What E-Commerce Performance Metrics Are CTOs Monitoring?

In this eBook, Danny Miles, CTO of Dollar Shave Club, reveals an efficient framework for thinking about and prioritizing the performance metrics that matter most to him, providing a blueprint for fellow e-commerce CTOs to follow as they evaluate their own business.

Why the CTO must emerge as the Connective Tissue Officer

Dots and Bridges

He discusses the traits, skills, and passion that every CTO should have to succeed – whether as an enabler for a smart city, protecting critical infrastructure security, or solving the digital workplace puzzle.

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Outsourcing Version 1: Advice from a CTO

CTOvision

CTO News Tech AdviceNo offense to software contractors, but given the choice I usually prefer to build software with hired employees. By signing on as employees, engineers demonstrate belief in the mission and commitment to the long-term success of the company. Often I can further align their interests with the company’s through equity as well as the opportunity to “grow […].

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OODA Special Report: A CTO’s Perspective on Technology Debt in M&A

CTOvision

CTO News Due Diligence OODA Technical Debt technology due diligenceTechnical due diligence is designed to identify the risks and opportunities of technology, including the technology developed and sold by the firm being evaluated, but also the technology being used […].

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These Cloud Services are CTO Favorites

CTOvision

Larry is a highly respected CTO delivering consulting services to startups and writes with the credibility that comes from real experience. -bg Advice CTO NewsEditor's note: This post by Larry Cynkin was first published at his Green Bar site. bg In a previous post I looked at how the adoption of not only cloud-based software platforms but ancillary cloud-based services has really taken off, supported […].

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Vinay Sridhara, CTO of Balbix, on Invisible Battles and Hidden Figures

CTOvision

Read Vinay Sridhara, CTO of Balbix explain why it is important to keep track of cybersecurity trends and how Balbix is developing new-age cybersecurity tools on Security Boulevard: If you […].

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Building Evolvable Architectures

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks

The software development ecosystem exists in a state of dynamic equilibrium, where any new tool, framework, or technique leads to disruption and the establishment of a new equilibrium. Predictability is impossible when the foundation architects plan against is constantly changing in unexpected ways. It’s no surprise many CIOs and CTOs are struggling to adapt, in part because their architecture isn’t equipped to evolve. This webinar will discuss what’s at stake if companies continue to use long term architecture plans.

Diary of an Accidental CTO, Part 4

CTO Academy

“Identify your daily radar” Another diary instalment from our great friend Mostafa Khattab, based in Dubai and experiencing at first hand the challenges faced by someone dropped into a CTO role ahead of their planned schedule aka The Accidental CTO. Accidental CTO

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Diary of An Accidental CTO … Team Member to Team Manager

CTO Academy

The post Diary of An Accidental CTO … Team Member to Team Manager appeared first on CTO Academy. Accidental CTOSuddenly as I stepped into a tech leadership role i was facing unknowns where my decisions would impact directly on my team and how effective they and I could be.

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Diary of an Accidental CTO: The Art of Context Switching

CTO Academy

As a CTO there's multiple projects to juggle with on a day-to-day basis so you need to master the art of context switching. The post Diary of an Accidental CTO: The Art of Context Switching appeared first on CTO Academy. Accidental CTO

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Puppet Names Abby Kearns CTO

DevOps.com

April 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Puppet, the standard for automating the delivery and operation of the software that powers everything around us, today announced Abby Kearns as its CTO. The post Puppet Names Abby Kearns CTO appeared first on DevOps.com.

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How To Design Your Next Roadmap with Data-Driven Pit Stops Masterclass

Speaker: Sonia Singhal, Product Manager at eBay

These days, a simple A/B test can seem to incorporate the whole alphabet, making the data you worked so hard for impossible to incorporate and creating a nightmare for the CTO in charge. Sonia Singhal, Product Manager at eBay, has seen this all too often and knows just how to help you generate value from your information by developing the perfect data-driven roadmap.

Everything you need to know about CTO as a service

Cabot Solutions

It is necessary for companies to hire a CTO - a person who is acquainted with the global technological progress and able to address the technical challenges of the company For Startups SMEs operating with low budgets under the pressure of strict timelines CaaS serves as a key to success

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The New York CTO Connection/Nasdaq Startup CTO Summit is back! Use CTOvision discount code

CTOvision

On Tuesday November 1st at Nasdaq Marketsite in Times Square CTO Connection is hosting the New York Startup CTO Summit (15th event globally in the last 2 years). Much more info available at https://www.ticketbase.com/ events/2016-new-york-nasdaq- cto-summit - use discount code of ctovision to get 40% off any tickets! As a reminder, the CTO summits are single day day, single track events where engineering leaders come to connect with and learn from their peers.

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Top CTO Challenges for 2019

SoCal CTO

The LA CTO Forum recently conducted a survey to find out what our Chief Technology Officer (CTO) members saw as their biggest challenges heading into 2019. We received over 250 responses that provides a pretty good insight into the top CTO challenges. Here are the Top CTO Challenges for 2019 sorted based on scaled rating - biggest challenges first

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Finding the Route from CTO to CEO

CEO Insider

Making the move from CTO to CEO was a daunting experience for me: after all, I had spent a large part of my career working behind the scenes. Now, I was going to be the face of a company, taking on new responsibilities that encapsulated a whole other realm of leadership than what I had […]. CEO Insider

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How Can We Stop Under Utilizing a Key User Experience Champion?

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

As the CTO, it is your job to determine how to implement these important features. Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant as he discusses how to pivot to a customer-first culture through planning and execution.

CTOvision Named To Top 10 Tech Blogs Every CTO Should Follow

CTOvision

STXNEXT.com has named CTOvision to its list of Top 10 Tech Blogs Every CTO Should Follow. From their write-up: As a CTO, you need to stay up to date on the latest and greatest in the tech world. Artificial Intelligence CTO CTOvision Admin NewsFollowing new trends and developments is a must if you don’t want to fall behind the competition. […].

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Ivanti Federal CTO's Take on the Cybersecurity Executive Order

MobileIron

Ivanti Federal CTO, Bill Harrod, shares his take on the recent cybersecurity Executive Order issued by President Biden: I applaud the Biden administration’s work on developing and releasing the Executive Order (EO) with mandates for improved threat and attack information sharing, focus on endpoint detection, acknowledging the risk of unchecked and unknown devices especially those sensors and actuators that are part of the Internet of Things.

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Low-Code and RPA With Appian CTO Michael Beckley

DevOps.com

On the eve of the first virtual Appian World, we caught up with Appian founder and CTO Michael Beckley. The post Low-Code and RPA With Appian CTO Michael Beckley appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Former Google Energy CTO Joins AI Startup Olea Edge Analytics

DevOps.com

The post Former Google Energy CTO Joins AI Startup Olea Edge Analytics appeared first on DevOps.com. AUSTIN, Texas—May 4, 2021—Olea Edge Analytics, an intelligent edge computing platform for the water utility industry, today announced the addition of Ben Wilson as Chief Operating Officer.

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Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

Information Age Presents A CTO guide: Cyber security best practice tips

CTOvision

CTO Cyber Security NewsLike probably all technologists we keep our own lists of best practices. We have shared them multiple times (but hey here they are again: Crucial Point Cybersecurity Best Practices). But we love staying up with what others think and really enjoyed reading the roundup produced by Information age. They do more than just recap a […].

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Startup CTO

SoCal CTO

I've posted quite a few things on the topics associated with being a Startup CTO. Here are some resources that come from other sources: Want to Know the Difference Between a CTO and a VP Engineering? Lessons Learned: What does a startup CTO actually do? Startup Advice: When to Use a Consulting CTO Attracting a CTO to your startup Startup CTO: Could It Work? How I Found a Great CTO We have a CTO, and so can you!

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CTO-as-a-Service: When your enterprise needs deep technical expertise on demand

CTOvision

CTO CTOvision Admin NewsIn this world of incredible opportunity through digitization but incredibly low unemployment one thing is for sure, your business will have a hard time finding the technology leadership it needs. But in digitization one thing is for sure: Experience Matters! You can put the experienced team of technologists at OODA on your side through our […].

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CTO-as-a-Service: When your enterprise needs deep technical expertise on demand

CTOvision

CTO Cyber Security NewsIn this world of incredible opportunity through digitization but incredibly low unemployment one thing is for sure, your business will have a hard time finding the technology leadership it needs. But in digitization one thing is for sure: Experience Matters! You can put the experienced team of technologists at OODA on your side through our […].

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Success Story: Swiss Insurtech Company Hires a Remote CTO from Ukraine

Read a story of a Swiss Insurtech startup which successfully extended their remote development team in Ukraine to 15 people and found their perfect CTO to manage their software development team.

Coca-Cola Names Alan Boehme CTO, Replacing Jim Scholefield

CTOvision

The Wall Street Journal reported that Coca-Cola has named Alan Boehme as CTO: Mr. Boehme has led Coke’s enterprise architecture, innovation and emerging technologies for the past four years. For more see: Coca-Cola Names Alan Boehme CTO, Replacing Jim Scholefield. It is fantastic seeing The Coca-Cola Company make such a great selection for CTO. The post Coca-Cola Names Alan Boehme CTO, Replacing Jim Scholefield appeared first on CTOvision.com.

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VP of Engineering vs CTO, who does what?

BeautifulCode

CTO is the tech guru of the company. VP of Engineering is the Execution machine

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Congrats, And Thanks, To Megan Smith U.S. CTO, Alexander Macgillivray Deputy U.S. CTO

CTOvision

CTO (succeeding Todd Park) and Alexander Macgilliray as Deputy CTO. Chief Technology Officer (CTO) position within the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to lead Administration-wide efforts to unleash the power of technology, data, and innovation to help meet our nation’s goals and the needs of our citizens. By Bob Gourley.

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Cognitio’s Bob Flores, Ex-CIA CTO, Featured in IDG TechWorld Providing Context On the Cyber Threat

CTOvision

Cognitio's Bob Flores, former CTO of the CIA, was just featured in IDG TechWorld providing context on the state of the cyber threat. From the article: The former CTO of America's Central Intelligence Agency , Bob Flores, has said the gravest cyber security threat facing the world is the lack of protection for critical infrastructure and the internet of things – and that it's worth challenging narratives about attacks from nation states that get repeated without criticism.

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The Beauty and Brains of Actionable Data: How to Go From Concept to Reality

Speaker: Dr. Joe Perez, Chief Technology Officer at SolonTek and Senior Systems Analyst at NC Dept. of Health & Human Services

Join Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC DHHS, and Chief Technology Officer, SolonTek, to learn how you as a CTO can capitalize on your ideas by blending internal with external while leveraging them into a cohesive strategy for both the short term and the long term.

CTO Summit at NASDAQ Marketsite in Times Square 18 Dec 2018

CTOvision

Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber Security Events NewsAre you technical and do you manage engineers? Want to learn the latest tips and tricks for building and managing engineering teams from top venture backed CTOs? On Tuesday December 18th, at the Nasdaq Marketsite in Times Square, learn from speakers including the CTOs of MongoDB, Meetup, Greenhouse, Grubhub, Mode Analytics and 2U and senior […].

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Why your CTO Makes or Breaks your Enterprise Mobile Strategy

CTOvision

Why your CTO Makes or Breaks your Enterprise Mobile Strategy. If this is your organization, I have a person to blame – your CTO, and below I’ll explain why. The CTO is the best single most skilled person in the enterprise to make these decisions. There are two scenarios – one where the CTO can use all of the above topics to create fear, uncertainty and doubt in the minds of the enterprise management. You, the CTO are in control of your enterprise mobile strategy.

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What is artificial intelligence? Defining it in business — a CTO guide

CTOvision

Artificial Intelligence CTO NewsIn the dictionary, artificial intelligence is defined as: the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages. In reality, AI is much more complex to understand, leave alone adapting it in your company. It has its benefits and […].

Sponsoring 0111 CTO conference in South Africa

Agile42

The 0111 CTO Conference is on, today 6 February in Johannesburg and Tuesday 12 February in Cape Town We are happy to support an event with 100+ tech & industry leaders on a learning journey with 12+ world class speakers.

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Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.