Tips on managing growth, ops and people
For founders, leaders and senior managers of South West based technology companies
This blog offers practical management tips that help you grow and manage your start-up, scale-up, or maturing technology company. Please navigate to ‘all leadership tips’, or search by keyword
Learning points from recent Threads discussion events:
Tips on interviewing software engineers/developers for the required level of engineering rigour, for busy managers and founders of growing technology companies – from the 2021 series of Threads discussions. Discussion host: Adam Dangoor, senior engineer, technical interviewer and interview coach. Context Many interview processes assess familiarity with a technical stack, but this only tells partContinue reading “People: How do you interview a software engineer/developer on engineering rigour?”
Tips on adapting your approach to aid productivity for your remote software engineers – from the 2020 series of Threads discussions. Discussion host: Robert Turnbull, Agile Coach and Director of Agile Services Context Pre-pandemic, there was a trend towards exploring remote engineering practices, but the rapid adoption has seen the communication methods and tooling beingContinue reading “Ops: Remote engineering practices; the same or different?”
Tips on considerations before hiring into your engineering team – from the 2020 series of Threads discussions. Discussion host: Adam Dangoor, senior engineer, technical interviewer and interview coach. Context Software engineering functions follow natural phases of maturation that largely reflect the status and sophistication of the product being developed, often along the lines of; Startup:Continue reading “People: How do you determine which attributes to hire for, in software engineering?”
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