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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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#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.

#154 - Scale a Fast and Resilient Company With Lean - Catherine Chabiron & Fabrice Bernhard

Catherine Chabiron is a Lean expert and the co-author of “Learning to Scale at Theodo Group”. In this episode, Catherine and Fabrice–the co-founder and CTO of Theodo–shared their lessons learned from implementing Lean at a fast-growing scale-up company.

#153 - Architecture Modernization: Socio-Technical Alignment of Software, Strategy, and Structure - Nick Tune

Nick Tune is a principal consultant and the author of “Architecture Modernization”. In this episode, we discussed how organizations can successfully go through an architecture modernization journey.

#152 - Craft Your Code with Software Craftsmanship - Srihari Sridharan

Srihari Sridharan is a software architect and the author of “Craft Your Code”. In this episode, Srihari talked about software craftsmanship–how to produce high-quality code and become better software engineers.

#151 - Build Your Model for Leadership and Leading Change - Marsha Acker

Marsha Acker is the author of “Build Your Model for Leading Change” and the host of “Defining Moments of Leadership” podcast. In this episode, we discussed the importance of building our own model for leadership and leading change, and how to achieve a more effective communication.

#150 - How to Think Like a CTO - Alan Williamson

Alan Williamson is the author of “Think Like a CTO”. In this episode, we discussed in-depth how to become a great CTO, including coming up with an engineering vision, working together with the CEO, building high-quality engineering teams, and dealing with imposter syndrome.

#149 - Dynamic Reteaming: The Art and Wisdom of Changing Teams - Heidi Helfand

Heidi Helfand is the author of “Dynamic Reteaming”. In this episode, we discussed dynamic reteaming concept, how it differs from the concept of long-lived teams, and the five patterns of dynamic reteaming.