The roles of CTO and VP of Engineering (VPE) are often used interchangeably. While title shouldn’t matter, there are meaningful differences in the responsibilities and functional expertise needed to perform these two essential roles in a company. Which is a better fit for you?
The Jellyfish Data Science team set out to investigate and debunk some of the top misconceptions that executive teams have about Engineering Management and Technical Leadership in 2020.
If you’re a VP of Engineering who proudly shows improving Velocity and related metrics to your CEO, watch out! Your CEO probably doesn’t know what she is signing up for and certainly doesn’t care about actual story points or Velocity, so showing these to her is only decreasing her trust in your ability to do the job.
As an engineering leader you have an essential role to play in roadmap and product planning. Co-founder Phil Braden shares why engineering leadership should be involved for the good of the company.
Breaking down development costs for your CFO or finance team is probably not why you signed up to lead an engineering team. But it can be strategic for the success of your company, helping increase valuations and attract investment. Learn about how that works and why you should care.
Many companies have already begun the process of building next year’s budget. If you are a technical or engineering leader, here’s what you should be thinking about.
You never know when an investment or acquisition offer might happen, so it’s best to be prepared! What are the key things you should be thinking about as a technical or engineering leader of your company?