The CTO / VPE Split
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This week: The CTO/VPE Split, Function length, The expert blind spot, Software engineering, not computer science.
The CTO and VPE roles are very different—and they change as a company scales. Here are two different takes on the responsibilities of the CTO versus VP Engineering.
Julia Austin on The CTO to VP Engineering Fork →
Elaine Chen on CTO vs VP Engineering: What’s the Difference? →
Martin Fowler on the highly debated topic of how long a function should be. And more important—when code should be enclosed in its own function.
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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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