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Technical Debt: Don’t Buy Buzzwords

DevOps.com

Buying into the 'next big new shiny thing' only increases your technical debt. Don MacVittie advises only buying what's necessary.

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Technical due diligence, web3’s promise, how to hire well

TechCrunch

. “Whenever possible, it is far better to slowly integrate a great candidate in as an adviser or part-time contractor and let things play out,” writes Suthipongchai. 8 questions to answer before your startup faces technical due diligence. 8 questions to answer before your startup faces technical due diligence.

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Leadership at its Peak: How Board Advisor Coaching Shapes Success

N2Growth Blog

The Role of Board Advisor Coaching in Shaping Success Board advisor coaching plays a critical role in shaping the success of organizations and their leaders. In today’s complex and rapidly changing business landscape, executives need more than technical expertise to thrive.

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6 signs you might need an executive coach — and 2 signs you don’t

CIO

As technical people move up the ranks, going from coders and admins to managers to CIOs, they need to learn how to do a lot more than build great software, connect backend systems, or build firewalls. Maybe they leveled up because their technical skills were excellent and they did a great job in their last role. Volunteer for things.

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Slashing technical debt, IPO analysis, your first comms hire

TechCrunch

As a result, technical debt starts to accumulate. Since these are the people tasked with bringing your message to the outside world, “look for a strategic partner rather than a manager,” advises Yousuf Khan, partner at Ridge Ventures. And accumulate.

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Technical Advisors: Every Web/Mobile Startup Must Have One

SoCal CTO

But what was interesting to me was that I found myself recommending that each of them should have a technical adviser. This is exactly the kind of thing I'm doing as a Part-Time CTO or Technical Advisor for startups. There are two kinds of advisors that are commonly needed. Strategic Technical Advisor.

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8 ways IT can help supercharge your sales team

CIO

Form a strong partnership Forming an effective IT-sales partnership requires embracing a startup mentality, even at large, long-established organizations, advises Amit Vashisht, assistant vice president at retirement services firm Jackson Enterprise Technology. Yet he also advises proceeding with caution.