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Technical Review: A Trusted Look Under the Hood

TechEmpower - Product Management

Many CEOs of software-enabled businesses call us with a similar concern: Are we getting the right results from our software team? Most innovators don’t have a technical background, so it’s hard to evaluate the truth of the situation. The explanation from software leadership is often unsatisfying or unclear.

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A Practical Prioritization Approach for Technical Debt

The Product Coalition

“ Assume you have new feature requests from business, but your technical team wants to fix the technical debts first, what do you do?”. The conflict between launching new features versus improving the code quality is real and never ending. The ‘Deliberate Tech Debts’ Imagine a scenario?—?‘You when really needed.


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Modus Security: What’s Your Threat Surface?

Modus Create

But one thing technology leaders need to ask themselves is, “what are the threats we face?” The news is filled with tales of hackers breaking into financial institutions, DDoS attacks on credit card companies, and data breaches due to poor software configuration. Phase 1: Due Diligence and Discovery.

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Run Less Software

Intercom, Inc.

The same is true in software. In this battle, I’ve found a secret weapon hidden within one of our core engineering strategies, an idea called Run Less Software. As well as being a critical philosophy behind how we build software, it also represents how I feel about the software industry and technology in general.

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Building an Efficient Release Management Process


A streamlined release management process is imperative for mitigating deployment risks and accelerating software delivery. By optimizing release management flows, teams can facilitate on-demand deployments that enhance business agility without compromising stability. What is the Release Management Process Flow?

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Algolia’s Sarah Dayan on what sets a staff plus engineer apart

Intercom, Inc.

You’re autonomous, your code is immaculate, and you have a deep understanding of building and shipping software. Despite not having a formal education in engineering, Sarah landed a job as a developer in the French consultant Grand Manitou. Then, four years ago, in 2018, she got a job at Algolia as a software engineer.

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Agile vs. Waterfall: Which Methodology is Right For Your Project?

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

A common question for product managers, project managers, technical program managers, and software developers alike is what methodology to use given a project. Which should you and your teams decide the utilize? Think about the complexity involved in developing and releasing a piece of software.