#1: Always Be On Your Way There is no such thing as THE best way of organising a product development organisation. How you build product should be more contextual and tailor-made than what the literature out there tells you. Stop discussing the ideal way of doing things, solve the problems you have right now. Have a bias for action. Follow me on Twitter/X … [Read more...] about Learnings From Scaling a Product Engineering Organisation to 280 People – Part 2
Follow me on Twitter/X @GregerWedel Back two years ago, I wrote a blog post on the principles and biggest pitfalls of scaling a product organization charged to build a unified and complex product. Naturally, being employed at Cognite, what I had in mind was the Cognite Data Fusion platform product and its ~280 people product development organisation. In an upcoming series … [Read more...] about Learnings From Scaling a Product Engineering Organisation to 280 People – Part 1
Flutter is a cross-platform UI framework using the Dart language. Since 2018, it has exploded in use and navigating the eco-system gets more and more challenging (but it makes also Flutter a more useful eco-system for professionals). Using a well-built starter app can help you make the right choices from day 1 and support you in keeping in sync with recommended best practices. … [Read more...] about Why and How You Should Use a Flutter Starter App Even If You Are Not a Beginner!
There is plenty of good product management literature out there, but if you want to scale a large product engineering organisation, you mostly find the agile scaling frameworks. One of the most visible advocates for building innovative high-tech products that delight customers, Marty Cagan, slashed out at these frameworks in June 2021 offering little hope for their usefulness … [Read more...] about How to Scale a Product Engineering Organisation?
We are talking about equality and how we would like to have more female software engineers. In reality, the need for more female software engineers has nothing to do with equality. If the world had more female software engineers, we would see better software products solving customer problems in better ways, and more software teams would be happier, more productive, and … [Read more...] about Why the World Needs More Female Software Engineers