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.
Beyang Liu is the CTO and co-founder of Sourcegraph, a tool that brings universal code search capability for developers. In this episode, he shared his view about developers’ productivity, how to measure it, the danger of proxy metrics, and the rationale for universal code search to cope in the current era of “Big Code”.
Jin Kang Møller is an award-winning customer experience strategist, design practitioner, and author of “The Simplicity Playbook for Innovators“. In this episode, Jin shared with me in-detail her perspectives on simplicity and how simplicity naturally leads to innovation, along with her powerful framework, “Simplicity Diamond“.
With a career that spans over four decades, Alex Siow is well-known as Singapore’s first CIO and also the author of “Leading with IT: Lessons from Singapore’s First CIO”. In this episode, Alex shared his insights on the CIO role, the traits of a good CIO, how a CIO manages priority, risk and governance, and his leadership philosophy.
Johnny Wijaya is the Head of BNY Mellon APAC Innovation Center. In this episode, we learn from Johnny the sustainable innovation story at BNY Mellon, what it means to be digital, its innovation playbook, advice on digital transformation, and his personal innovation transformation journey.
Annie Vella is a technologist with almost two decades of engineering and technology leadership experience. In this episode, Annie shared her engineering career dilemma story of resisting getting into management early in her career, and her unique approach to helping others grow through self-reflection and storytelling.
Helen Scott is a technical writer and Java Developer Advocate at JetBrains. In this episode, we discussed many things about technical writing, such as the technical writer role definition, the traits of a good technical writer, and how to create a good technical content.
James Stanier is the SVP Engineering at Brandwatch and author of “Become an Effective Software Engineering Manager”. In this episode, we explored on how one can become an effective software engineering manager and how to build and run effective engineering teams.
Doron Shachar is an Israeli entrepreneur living in Vietnam and the founder of Renova Cloud, a Cloud Consulting Partner in Vietnam. In this episode, we looked at the essence of Israeli entrepreneurship and discussed in-depth about Vietnam's technology trends and his tips on how to venture successfully into Southeast Asia.
Tim Kobe is a design leader and founder of Eight Inc., an award-winning strategic design firm widely recognized as “Apple’s best kept secret”. In this episode, we looked at how successful brands build radical impact by creating ground-breaking human experiences with Experience Design.
Sandro Mancuso is the author of “The Software Craftsman” and co-founder of Codurance. In this episode, Sandro shared his great insights on how developers can become a software craftsman to achieve technical excellence, and the principles behind a successful software modernization.