Effective Technical Leadership


Some notes from the Effective Technical Leadership talk given by David Byttow. Attributes of an effective technical lead. Leadership philosophy programming project management software development technical workplace

IBM Professional Technical Leadership Exchange - Paris - May 2007

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Dell EMC’s 2019 Server Trends & Observations

Dell EMC

While many of our 2018 Server Trends and Observations came to fruition, and some are still ongoing, our technical leadership team has collaborated to bring you the top 10 trends and observations that will most greatly affect server technologies and adoption for 2019.

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Cybersecurity Standards and Your Enterprise


This is an area requiring continued technical leadership or it will have little impact. But with technical leadership, good security standards can make a world of difference.

TLE-2007: Attending IBMs Technology Leadership Exchange - Social Computing in the Enterprise, Where Art Thou?

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

Your technology architecture and engineering organization should coevolve as your startup grows

Abhishek Tiwari

Skills++: Induct specialised Frontend, Backend & QA engineers, Technical Leadership 21-30 Engineers Focus: Building quality in products and continue to innovate while proactively planning team structure, incentives, and culture.

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Navy Acquisition Can Easily Be Fixed

Marv's Smart Future

Long acquisition programs also insure that nobody in the acquisition system is personally responsible for failure because a Program Manager’s (PM) 3-4-year leadership tour only covers a portion of the full requirement-to-IOC (Initial Operational Capability) timeline.

HumanGeo: Data, Services and Products positioned at the intersection of Big Data applications, social media analytics, and geospatial visualization


Al Di Leonardo and Abe Usher are both mission-focused executives with a background in both technology and military leadership. This is reflected in the fact that both are recipients of numerous awards, including the Fed 100 award for innovative ideas and technical leadership.

Choosing a Cyber Threat Intelligence Provider with Josh Ray


Josh also held technical leadership roles with the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) and the Northrop Grumman Corporation at the Joint Task Force – Global Network Operations (JTF-GNO), providing intelligence support to focused operations. Katie Kennedy. The content for the article below is provided by Josh Ray, Vice President for Verisign iDefense.

Effective DoD Acquisition Needs Less Noise … Part 2

Marv's Smart Future

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


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. and are designed to bring you up to speed on important technical topics.

Remote Team Flow EventStorming for Retrospectives

Strategic Tech

Topics I cover including Domain-Driven Design, Architecture, Technical Leadership, Organisation Design, Process Improvement for Self-organising Teams. An example of a short Team Flow EventStorm (this is not based on any real teams) Visualise your team’s process and you’ll uncover a higher quantity and higher quality opportunities for improving how you work as a team compared to relying on traditional retrospective formats.

High-Touch Leadership in Buffer’s Fully Remote Culture


GitPrime elevates engineering leadership with objective data. Two (equal) leadership paths. We see two routes towards leadership ,” she says. “We We see people leadership, which is what traditional management might look like.

How the Linux Foundation’s EVE Can Replace Windows, Linux for Edge Computing

The New Stack

Throughout his career, Roman has held technical leadership roles at several well-known companies, including Sun Microsystems, Yahoo!, In the remainder of this article, I’ll cover some of the technical details of Project EVE. The Linux Foundation sponsored this post.

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How engineering managers can effectively support engineers, teams, and organizations


It is a mix of hands-on coding, technical leadership and decision making, process and project management, product oversight, people management, finding and hiring talent … the list goes on. Asking questions helps us adjust our leadership style to the people we are leading.

Advice from 3 Engineering Leaders on Becoming a Manager of Managers


The discussion was moderated by Marcus Blankenship , Technical Leadership Coach at marcusblankenship.com. I don’t know which leadership book I read it in (editor’s note: our research points us to * The Trusted Advisor , by David Maister).*

Why Open Source Freedom Leads Technology Adoption In the Enterprise

The New Stack

We do this by ensuring vendors are successful — even as they may compete with each other — by providing a neutral territory for collaboration and technical leadership. Cloud Foundry sponsored this post. A modern enterprise is a business focused on the future.

Three parts to the mission

Marcus Blankenship - Daily Writing

We’ll create books, workshops, training programs, tools, frameworks, programs, and processes to teach the core tenants of excellent technical leadership.

How IT and the Role of the CIO is Changing in the Era of Networked Organizations

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

Instead, I mean power in the sense of genuine, highly effective influence through trusted collaboration, proactive enablement, orchestration of bottom-up change agency, and new forms of digital leadership. Support tech leadership across the company.

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

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

Setting expectations for leadership growth. Katie’s favorite resources on leadership & management. Announcer: Welcome to the Programming Leadership podcast, where we help great coders become skilled leaders and build happy, high-performing software teams. Episode 11.

The ‘Chocolate Sauce’ Design Heuristic

Strategic Tech

Importantly, we need to be aware that cohesion and co-change are not intrinsic technical characteristics. A trip to the supermarket can teach you a lot about designing software systems and shaping teams to build them… I was recently in need of some chocolate sauce.

Founder Challenges with Startup Development Teams and CTOs


I''m spending more of my time recently working with non-technical startup founders who are having challenges with their software/web/mobile development teams. CTO Knowledge and Skill I personally believe that the best CTOs will have a technical/developer background. It''s hard to manage a development team when you are not very technical. Unfortunately, having a technical background and being a good coder doesn''t necessarily translate well into being a good CTO.

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Collaboration and Notqmail with Amitai Schleier

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

On this episode of Programming Leadership, Marcus and his guest, Amitai Schleier, discuss a new project Amitai is working on regarding reviving an old, but useful, open-source program called qmail. I’m an independent software development coach, a technical agile coach. Episode 35.

Pitfalls of Agile Transformations


If you aren’t heading toward these or similar technical practices and you think you are doing an agile transformation, think again. Start your agile transformation by acknowledging that software development is a deeply technical endeavor leading to highly complex systems.

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10 Leading Books on Social Business

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

Metz borrows from and builds on the excellent work of Greenberg’s CRM at the Speed of Light and Kim and Mauborgne’s Blue Ocean Strategy to create a picture consistent with a larger set of thought leadership. Open Leadership: How Social Technology Can Transform the Way You Lead by Charlene Li. During the research for our forthcoming book, Social Business By Design , I ended up taking a close look at a number of other excellent titles on the subject.


The Programmer's Paradox

Projects without strong technical leadership frequently go off the rails, mostly by just endlessly spinning in circles. Expecting good leadership from the domain side is risky because they most often have expertise in any or everything but software development, so they too tend to focus on what they understand, not the rapidly accumulating problems. When leadership is spending too much effort on external issues, it has little time to correct or improve internal ones.