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.
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?
Cost capitalization and R&D tax credits may not traditionally fit into the role of CTO or VP of engineering, but they can provide big benefits to your company. It’s important to work with your finance team or CFO to understand if they apply and how you can help.
Jellyfish CEO Andrew Lau sat down with Dave Vellante at SiliconANGLE to discuss the importance of engineering management platforms and why automating and contextualizing insights with data provides a better way to inform the decisions of engineering leaders and executive teams and drive alignment among all parts of the business.
Gainsight has embraced the importance of data-driven engineering. It has become so integral to the team’s success that they’ve used their own products to build their own engineering management platform.
In order to ensure the engineering team is aligned with the needs of the business and is making sound decisions, we might consider using ROI to weigh the costs and benefits of those decisions.