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
(intro to this post on devops) It has been a busy few months. Since my last post I have transitioned to a new role as part of day to day development (see linkedin.com/in/greger for more details) in the Collaboration Infrastructure Technology Group (UC, telephony, telepresence, conferencing, etc) in Cisco. Earlier, as part of Office of the CTO, I influenced the medium to … [Read more...] about The Changing Development Organisation: The Software Architect
Do people really understand what they do when they “collaborate”? Do they know how to use technology to achieve what they want? How do collaboration tools affect things like goal setting, prioritisation, conflict resolution, production, creativity, and all the other dynamics found in a team trying to solve a problem or deliver something? Fun fact about me: Close to twenty … [Read more...] about Collaboration – what is it really?!