By Henry Suryawirawan

Great technical leadership requires more than just great coding skills. It requires a variety of other skills that are not well-defined, and they are not something that we can fully learn in any school or book. Hear from experienced technical leaders sharing their journey and philosophy for building great technical teams and achieving technical excellence. Find out what makes them great and how to apply those lessons to your work and team.

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#164 - Lead Developer Career Guide - Shelley Benhoff

Are you a developer ready to step up and lead? In this episode, Shelley Benhoff, author of “Lead Developer Career Guide”, sheds light on the role and core responsibilities of a lead developer. We also discuss the must-have leadership and mentoring skills you need to transform you into an inspiring leader.

#163 - Becoming an Intentional Engineer and Tech Leader - Jeff Perry

Are you tired of feeling uninspired and disengaged in your engineering career? Jeff Perry is back again for a second episode with his latest book, “The Intentional Engineer”. In this episode, Jeff uncovers the keys to building a meaningful, fulfilling career by cultivating more intentionality.

#162 - Scaling for Success: People Priorities for High-Growth Organizations - Andrew Bartlow

Andrew Bartlow is the co-founder of the People Leader Accelerator and the co-author of “Scaling for Success”. In this episode, Andrew discusses the common challenges faced by high-growth organizations and offers strategies for successful scaling.

#161 - The 7 Dimensions of Highly Creative Programmers - Wouter Groeneveld

Wouter Groeneveld is a computer science education researcher and author of “The Creative Programmer”. In this episode, Wouter delve into the importance of creativity in distinguishing top-notch software engineers and shares the 7 dimensions of highly creative programmers.

#160 - Deliver Better Results: How to Level Up Your Value Delivery System - Gil Broza

Gil Broza is an Agile leadership expert and the author of the latest book “Deliver Better Results”. In this episode, Gil discusses the SQUARE Model and the strategies we can use to level up our value delivery system and deliver better results.

#159 - Leveling Up Your Code Reviews from 'Good Enough' to Great - Adrienne Tacke

Adrienne Tacke is a software engineer, keynote speaker, and the author of the upcoming book “Looks Good To Me”. In this episode, we discussed code reviews, why it is an essential part of the software development, and how to improve your code review process.

#158 - Sustainable Engineering Lessons From Scaling Up Wise - Balazs Barna

Balazs Barna is the Head of US Engineering at Wise. In this episode, we delved into his insights on building sustainable engineering from scaling up Wise by building sustainable tech and teams.

#157 - Platform Strategy: Innovation Through Harmonization - Gregor Hohpe

Gregor Hohpe is back again for the second episode with his latest book “Platform Strategy”. In this episode, Gregor discussed in-depth about building platforms with a proper platform strategy. He also covered the recent trend of building developer platforms and business capability platforms.

#156 - Making Work Visible: Exposing Time Theft to Optimize Work & Flow - Dominica DeGrandis

Dominica DeGrandis is the author of “Making Work Visible”. In this episode, we discussed how to reclaim control of our work and time by understanding the concept of the five thieves of time, making them visible, and measuring our work to improve the organization’s flow.