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?
Flutter promises a lot. It has also quite a few new interesting characteristics that are attractive to a CTO. When is it production-ready for your next app and how does it stack up against native apps and React Native? Will it survive and thrive over time? And for what type of projects is it suitable already now? Jul 15, 2020This is a copy of the original post from July, … [Read more...] about A Production-Quality Flutter Starter App (the original from July 2019)
Take two of the production-quality Flutter starter app after nearly seven months of tremendous progress in the Flutter community. The starter app has been updated to the latest Flutter releases, best practices, and improved in many aspects. Update Mar 6, 2020: The first_app is now available in Google Play store and as an iOS beta! When I open-sourced my work in July 2019 … [Read more...] about A Production-Quality Flutter Starter App, Take Two
In my previous post on the new engineering leadership skills needed in a devops world, I called for a more systematic approach to developing leadership capabilities in engineering. But I gave no answers. In this post, I'll share my practical approach to developing leadership capabilities in an engineering organisation. When developing great software, there are some … [Read more...] about A Practical Approach to Engineering Leadership
Flutter is a cross-platform UI framework that quickly gained traction. Back in mid-2018, it was made available as a release preview. Since then it has moved from an immature technology to a fairly robust foundation for building cross-platform apps. The starter app I tinkered with back then to explore the limitations has become a source for many new (and some experienced) … [Read more...] about A Production-Quality Flutter Starter App