Introducing Engineering Management to a Growing Organization

Gitprime

GitPrime elevates engineering leadership with objective data. In this interview series, Engineering Leaders talk about how to build high performing teams. Johnathan Nightingale has seen first-hand how powerful a solid management structure can be for growing organizations. “We

Interview questions for engineering managers and senior software developers

NeverFriday

I wrote two articles that have been published that list interview questions you can ask when interviewing engineering manager and senior software engineer candidates. 10+ Senior Software Engineer Interview Questions. Leadership management tech career coach tech leadershi

Exploring the transition from Developer to Engineering Manager

Seerene

Having begun as an Engineer with my company, Seerene, I transitioned from this role to a position as Engineering Manager some two months ago. The story is a little different for managers, who often deal with on-going tasks and issues without a tangible end.

High-Touch Leadership in Buffer’s Fully Remote Culture

Gitprime

GitPrime elevates engineering leadership with objective data. In this interview series, Engineering Leaders talk about how to build high performing teams. Engineers need time to focus—and to connect. Two (equal) leadership paths. Perspectives in Engineering

Top 30 Leadership Blogs 2010 | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

You’re undoubtedly thinking “who died and left Mike Myatt in charge of qualitatively assessing leadership blogs?&# I hope you enjoy the list, and that you’ll add these Top Leadership Blogs to your leadership reading list. You are my leadership daily must read!

How Buffer.com Develops Engineering Leadership Skills From Day 1 With Katie Womersley

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

There is an inherent difference between leaders and managers that is often overlooked. While most think that leaders are “born,” Katie Womersley, VP of Engineering at Buffer, disagrees. Leaders vs. Managers. Setting expectations for leadership growth. Senior Engineer 1.

5 Tales of Leadership from India

SolutionsIQ

For several years, I was the managing director of SolutionsIQ operations in India. I would argue that it comes down to a lack of foresight and leadership in the Indian organizations that this CEO was trying to build a working relationship with, which I can testify to myself.

How OverOps Can be Used as a Learning Platform for Junior Developers

OverOps

Historically, the role of passing down the wisdom that comes from developer experience has been delegated to the system architects, lead developers and engineering managers. Developers and Engineering Managers are not able to teach every topic.

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Partnership over Stakeholdership

Abhishek Tiwari

When hiring for senior roles, companies put too much stress on stakeholder management skills i.e. ability to navigate through complex stakeholder landscape and manage expectations. Leadership Partnership

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Focus on what’s most important

Lead on Purpose

That’s why leadership is an art, not a science. The Product Management Perspective: Product management takes complete focus. Recently a friend told me his company’s CEO decided that their engineering managers would also be responsible for product requirements and roadmaps. Their (few) ‘product managers’ will only focus on marketing their products. For a product to succeed, you need to have someone—a product manager—completely focused on its success.

Gorilla Logic Adds Custom Software Development Center in Medellín, Colombia

Gorilla Logic

This custom software development center extends our ability to fulfill what clients rely on Gorilla Logic for—delivery of high-stakes software solutions via teams of talented, sophisticated, and engaged Agile engineers that have the client’s best interest at heart.

Great Managers Empower Through Intrinsic Motivation – A Conversation With the Founder of CTO Connection

Gitprime

GitPrime elevates engineering leadership with objective data. In this interview series, Engineering Leaders talk about how to build high performing teams. Engineering teams are a creature apart from other teams in an organization. It’s no surprise, then, that managing them requires a different approach than other kinds of teams. Rather, the best practices that we’re building in engineering management transfer very well to engineers from other knowledge workers.

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Investing in Career Growth & Team Development – Advice From 3 Engineering Leaders

Gitprime

As engineering managers and leaders, our job of course is to help our teams deliver value to the organization and its customers. Yet from a higher level, our role is to ensure that both engineers and teams continue to grow and develop. With an eye on the long-term health of our teams, our engineers, and our companies, that latter responsibility is at least as critical as the products we deliver. FIGURE OUT HOW YOUR ENGINEERS LIKE BEING RECOGNIZED.

Intercom’s Director of Engineering on Becoming a Manager of Managers

Gitprime

GitPrime elevates engineering leadership with objective data. In this interview series, Engineering Leaders talk about how to build high performing teams. Talk with any engineering manager who regrets leaving coding and you’ll understand that management is not for everyone.

Putting the Emotion Into EQ with Etienne de Bruin

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

Emotional intelligence is essential to good leadership, but many CTO’s stress the importance of IQ instead. To move from contributor to manager, it’s a good idea to invest the time to explore EQ, as well as personality profiles to better understand how to manage people.

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Challenge Industry Norms and Redefine Your Technology Roles

The New Stack

Having built both the DevOps Israel and Cloud Native and OSS Israel communities from the ground up, she spends her time finding the places where technology and people intersect and ensuring an excellent developer experience, backed by a culture focused on engineering excellence and quality.

Lessons Learned on the Path to Managing with Amy Phillips and Aaron Randall

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

In this episode, we’re talking to Amy Phillips and Aaron Randall (CTO of Songkick) about the path from programmer to manager. On peers, managers, and building a support network. Welcome to the Programming Leadership Podcast. What did you do before you were a manager?

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Jason Wong’s Systematic Approach Toward an Inclusive Workplace

Gitprime

GitPrime elevates engineering leadership with objective data. In this interview series, Engineering Leaders talk about how to build high performing teams. In today’s engineering world, those two concepts are continents apart. “By By default, our engineering organizations are wildly unsafe places for underrepresented minorities,” Jason Wong, Engineering Management Coach and Consultant, says. How do I hire more black engineers?”.

The Mentor/Manager Distinction at Asana

Gitprime

GitPrime elevates engineering leadership with objective data. In this interview series, Engineering Leaders talk about how to build high performing teams. As an engineering manager, you’re concerned with your team delivering the best products they can, as efficiently as they can.

The Top Tech Conferences You Don’t Want to Miss in 2019

UruIT

They provide the opportunity to receive expert guidance on managing technical teams and learn about best practices for hiring (and retaining) talented developers, engineers, and designers. Find out 8 insightful conferences for CTOs that you should attend in 2019.

Scaling Technology and Organizations Together with Randy Shoup

Gitprime

But at scale, the quantity and size of the problems grow larger than a single manageable team can handle. asks Randy Shoup , the VP of Engineering at WeWork. Then there’s this other part of the organization, which is the engineers and the operators of the software.”.

The Importance of Proper Feedback

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

That’s the assumption a lot of managers make, so in this episode we’ll talk about what feedback really means and how you can give it in a meaningful, productive manner. And you as the manager, you need to give them feedback in order to help them grow and help them improve. Episode 16.

How to Build a Culture Bridge to the Cloud

The New Stack

With previous executive and startup leadership roles at CopperEgg, nLayers, EMC and VMware; Bob has focused his career on applying automation to simplify complex cloud, IT and developer challenges. This is where managed services have a big role to play. Oracle sponsored this post.

Leading Remote and Distributed Engineering Teams – Top Takeaways from the Panel

Gitprime

Leaders of distributed engineering teams shouldn’t have to work up solutions to these problems from scratch. So we held a panel discussion with three of today’s top engineering leaders to discuss approaches and lessons learned in building, growing, and maintaining remote and distributed teams.

Why engaged teams are not always the best performers?

Abhishek Tiwari

In the context of engineering teams, high-performing teams usually show a bit of discontent and frustration which the traditional model of engagement (e.g. coaching by the engineering manager, development programs, interest groups). Engineering High-performance teams

Mentorship, Coaching, and Sponsorship — A Powerful Framework for Building Resilient Teams

Gitprime

Taking on an engineering leadership role can be disorienting for fresh recruits from the engineering ranks and seasoned veterans alike. She wasn’t born a manager, though—like many engineering leaders, she started out doing multiple front-end development jobs.

Organise your engineering teams around the work by reteaming

Abhishek Tiwari

When it comes to organising engineering teams, a popular view has been to organise your teams based on either Spotify's agile model (i.e. One thing stand-out to me is being intentional and practical about your engineering organisation design. hires more full-stack engineers.

25 Feb Cloudera Federal Forum in Tysons Corner: Amazing agenda filled with lessons learned and best practices

CTOvision

Director of Product Management, Cloudera. Principal Product Marketing Manager, Informatica. Director of Product Management, Cloudera. Working in the office of the CTO, Eddie also provides security thought leadership and vision to the Cloudera product roadmap.

Federal Big Data Community Convenes 6 Feb at Apache Hadoop Forum

CTOvision

Hadoop’s Impact on the Future of Data Management – Introduction of the Enterprise Data Hub. Matt Carroll – General Manager, 42Six, a CSC Company. Sudhanshu Arora – Software Engineer, Cloudera. Eric Sammer – Engineering Manager, Cloudera Cloudera.

Attend the 6 Feb @Cloudera Federal Forum: For the Analyst, Data Scientist, #BigData Technologist in DC

CTOvision

8:45 AM Hadoop’s Impact on the Future of Data Management – Introduction of the Enterprise Data Hub. Matt Carroll – General Manager, 42Six, a CSC Company. Marshall – Deputy Program Manager, NSG Program Management Office, IT Service Directorate, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. Sudhanshu Arora – Software Engineer, Cloudera. Ryan Blue – Product Engineer, Cloudera. Eric Sammer, Engineering Manager, Cloudera.

Join Architects, Planners, Program Managers, Data Scientists at 4th Annual Cloudera Federal Forum in DC 25 Feb

CTOvision

Director of Product Management, Cloudera. Principal Product Marketing Manager, Informatica. Director of Product Management, Cloudera. Working in the office of the CTO, Eddie also provides security thought leadership and vision to the Cloudera product roadmap.