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Fractional CTO Services Explained

Valerian Tech

The role of a Fractional Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is to provide technical expertise and leadership to a company on a part-time or temporary basis. This can be a useful option for startups or small businesses that may not have the resources to hire a full-time CTO or may not need one on a permanent basis.

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Interview: A Chat with BPMA Mentor and Edx CTO, Mark Haseltine

bpma ProductHub

Being paired with my mentor Mark Haseltine, CTO at Edx, was a unique and valuable experience. I’ve been fortunate to have several key mentors in my career. As a CTO, I am asked to fulfill various needs depending on the particular circumstances of the company. How did you get involved with the BPMA? About Mark Haseltine.

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Calm’s Will Larson on how to build a technical leadership career

Intercom, Inc.

For those who don’t know him, Will has over 10 years of experience in the likes of Yahoo, Digg, Uber, and Stripe, and he’s currently the CTO of Calm , the mindfulness app that helps millions of people to lower their stress levels and sleep better. Solvers tend to be reactive to what leadership is really worried about. How do we fix it?”

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The Benefits of DevOps for Legacy Businesses in the Digital Age

Valerian Tech

In this article, we'll explore the benefits of DevOps for legacy businesses and how a Fractional CTO can help overcome the challenges of DevOps adoption. This can come from employees, who are already accustomed to traditional methods of working, as well as leadership, who may not fully understand the value of a digital transformation.

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To Ensure Project Success, Follow your Intuition and Ask for Clarity

The Product Coalition

About 12 years ago, I was an executive advisor on a project at a large telecommunications company. I was in a meeting with the CTO and his staff one day when he laid out his vision. are unclear, please communicate with your clients and leadership. One of the ways we can help is by providing clarity.

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The Disproportionate Impact of Coaching on Startup Survival

Bain Public

It is a known fact that startups which are accompanied or coached, view their chances of success as being much higher compared to those that are not. The right mentoring and coaching support facilitates a startup’s transformation and enables roadmap planning and execution, without straying from the ultimate vision and goal.

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Reddit’s Nick Caldwell on engineering leadership

Intercom, Inc.

He had to quickly determine which team members displayed a potential for leadership and teach them the fundamentals of management so they could make new hires and scale – without ruining the culture. I hosted Nick on the podcast, where we discussed the differences between management and leadership, fostering diversity in tech, and more.