Keeping pace with innovation and tech adoption
New products, services, and methodologies clamor for our attention. All of them promise to make our lives easier.
Guidelines for keeping pace with innovation and tech adoption
44 minutes by Esther Schindler
New products, services, and methodologies clamor for our attention. All of them promise to make our lives easier, to help our teams become more productive, and to give our companies more opportunity to make money. Some might even be telling the truth.
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Attention is All A Manager Needs
All this talk about managing information at scale makes me think of challenges faced by engineering managers and directors as they have to deal with both information overload and scarcity simultaneously.
Manage your priorities and energy
Back when I was managing at Uber, I latched onto a thinking tool that I drilled into the teams I worked with: reach the right outcomes by prioritizing the company first, your team second, and yourself third.
Should I change job? Earn, learn or quit
4 minutes by James Stanier
When you're deciding whether to make the jump, ask yourself whether you're earning or learning. If it's neither, then quit.
Selecting the right product metrics
8 minutes by Jason Cohen
A novel system for selecting and presenting product KPIs, satisfying not only the product team, but also stakeholders, executives, and customers.
In Defense of Strategy
24 minutes by Packy McCormick
There’s a belief in tech that execution is all that matters, that strategy is for wimpy MBAs. That belief is wrong, and I have the scars to prove it.
The Next Larger Context
A major challenge that I see many people hit right around the time they become senior engineers is that they want to progress farther in their career, but they expect that the way they can do that is that they will be given a hard problem to solve that can only be solved by the level of technical skill they’ve gained so far.