What’s keeping product teams awake at night?

Apr 12, 2018 | Newsletter

Engineering Impact is a weekly newsletter that highlights trends in engineering leadership, productivity, culture, and scaling development teams. 

This week features posts on: Strategic Thinking, Scaling, Hiring, Remote Teams.

 

A process for prioritizing roadmap decisions

STRATEGIC THINKING

What’s keeping product teams awake at night?

Richard Banfield, CEO of Fresh Tilled Soil, answers some of the most frequently discussed questions in product teams (for example, “Should I listen to my customers or my boss?”), and provides a process for prioritizing roadmap decisions.

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an except from the book, "the Dynamic Reteaming Ecocycle"

SCALING

The dynamic reteaming ecocycle

Heidi Helfand, Director of Engineering Excellence at Procore Technologies, shares a “sense-making” tool for how teams evolve — and identifies exit points, the “rigidity trap,” and how teams can disrupt themselves.

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interview questions for someone that will be replacing your boss

HIRING

How to interview your future manager

“The important thing is that you identify what you need out of your future manager for you to be successful.” Jennifer Tu, Team Management and Technical Coach, with a manager-interviewing strategy.

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senior software engineer on the challenges and advantages of remote SRE teams

REMOTE TEAMS

The makeup of successful geographically-distributed SRE teams

Akhil Ahuja, Senior Engineer – Site Reliability at LinkedIn, on planning for growth, the challenges associated with being part of a remote team, and some of the unexpected advantages geographically distributed SRE teams can offer.

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Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.

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