Effective communication with software engineers

Mind the Product

In today's article, Simón Muñoz shares some tips on communicating effectively with engineering teams that he has been learning throughout his career, as well as elaborating on why it's important [.]

Core Concept: Getting Engineers to Embrace the Product Trio

Product Talk

Today’s post is about getting your engineers more involved in your product trio. What do we do if engineers don’t want to be part of discovery? Does an engineer really need to be a part of our product trio? We want our engineers engaged with what they are building.

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Engineering manager vs senior engineering manager – what’s the difference? 

ProductBoard

At Productboard, our engineering career ladder contains two manager titles: manager and senior manager – and we’re hiring for both. It’s all about impact Before we focus on the differences between an engineering manager and a senior engineering.

How behavioral engineering helps to build better products

Mind the Product

In this post, we will look at the vast concepts of behavioural engineering to help you design better products. [.] Read more » The post How behavioral engineering helps to build better products appeared first on Mind the Product.

Achieving Elite and High Performance DevOps Using DORA Metrics

Speaker: Nico Krüger, Senior Director of Solutions Engineering at Rollbar

Join Nico Krüger, Senior Director of Solutions Engineering at Rollbar, for advanced insight on taking the use of DORA Metrics to greater heights.

Product in Practice: Assumption Testing with Engineers at Orion Labs

Product Talk

Engineers are often reluctant to participate in discovery. This is only natural: Through years of bad habits, many of us have shown engineers that we only value them for the code they can write. Engineers will hear different insights during your customer interviews.

How a Software Engineering Career Started the Journey to Fintech Product Management

Product Management Unpacked

Here’s what strategic partner PayPal did to bring scaled product management to life for this startup-oriented software engineer. His undergraduate degree is in Computer Science and Engineering. Product Management Career software engineer to product manager career

Transitioning from Software Engineer to Engineering Manager

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Becoming an engineering manager is the first step into the big world of management for many software engineers. Engineering managers are tech experts and great leaders. What is an Engineering Manager? The first step on that ladder is engineering manager.

How to Hire an Engineering Consultant

The Product Coalition

To create such solutions, companies need software engineering professionals who can provide the expertise required. That said, the task becomes easier once you know where and how you ought to hire an engineering consultant.

Why Engineers Should Participate in Discovery

Product Talk

Are you inviting your engineers to participate in discovery with you? Does your organization prefer that your engineers only write code? Marty Cagan , in Inspired , argues, “If you’re just using your engineers to code, you’re only getting about half their value.” But too often we equate the value of an engineer with the code that she writes. And, sadly, many engineers make this mistake themselves. Engineers Often Generate the Best Solutions.

Prioritizing Customer Experience Using SLIs & SLOs: A Case Study from The Telegraph

Service Level Indicators (SLIs) and Service Level Objectives (SLOs) are a key pillar of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and are the principal tool for eliminating needless alerts and focusing on what really matters to the business.

Intercom presents Engineer Chats

Inside Intercom

For the very first time, we’re releasing Engineer Chats , an internal podcast here at Intercom about all things engineering. This week, besides Jamie and Brian, you’ll also hear from: Mike Stewart , former Senior Principal Engineer at Intercom. Engineering podcast

How to Become a Machine Learning Engineer

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

And with AI and ML-powered technologies gaining steam, so is the demand for machine learning engineers. This handy guide will answer all your burning questions for those wondering about how to become a machine learning engineer. Table of Contents: What Is a Machine Learning Engineer?

How to Transition from Engineer to Product Manager in Seven Steps

The Product Coalition

So you’re looking to switch up your career path from engineer to product manager? mba product-manager product-management engineering-mangement engineerThis can be a difficult transition for some people but… Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

Skills to Make Working With Engineers Easier

Mind the Product

I believe that product managers should take the time to discuss new product hypotheses and planned features with the engineers they work with. The post Skills to Make Working With Engineers Easier appeared first on Mind the Product.

At Last, the Secrets to Effective Stakeholder and Board Member Communications are Revealed!

Speaker: Heather Wilde, Coach, Speaker, and CTO at theDifference | Pandora Ovanessian, CIO, VP of Technology, and Technology Consultant | Steve McConnell, Author of Code Complete and CEO at Construx Software

In this discussion, Heather Wilde, Pandora Ovanessian, and Steve McConnell will help you make an honest assessment of your current stakeholder communication system and teach you how to report your metrics!

What Does a Security Engineer Do?

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

This article is part of our series on Security Engineering. If you're interviewing for engineering roles, don't miss our Complete Software Engineering Interview Course. If you have a background in engineering or network security, this position may be perfect.

Software Engineer Interview Cheat Sheet: Tips, Tricks and Advice

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Even if you have years of software engineering experience under your belt, the technical interview can be daunting! In many cases, software engineers will allocate arrays upfront as a single block of memory according to the amount of elements and kinds of data that must be stored in the array.

Making Better Use of Engineering Teams

bpma ProductHub

He made six primary points on making better use of engineering teams. Provide Engineers with Full… Product StrategyBy Mark Littlewood – Business of Software hosted Marty Cagan, founder of Silicon Valley Product Group earlier this year in London for a talk based around the new edition of his book, Inspired: How to Make Tech Products Customers Love.

From engineering to product management at Google

Mind the Product

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The 5 Product Discovery Secrets Every PM Should Know

Speaker: Jim Morris, Founder, Product Discovery Group

During this presentation, attendees will hear case studies, examples, and product discovery best practices gleaned from Jim Morris, Founder of The Product Discovery Group.

Why you Should Invest in Relationships With Your Engineering Team

Mind the Product

A healthy relationship between product management and engineering is critical to building successful products. In a perfect product development world, communications are seamless, specifications are clear, and product and engineering teams work together without friction.

My journey from Software Engineer to Product Manager

Mind the Product

I try to give them whatever advice I can, but the transition I can speak to the best is that of Software Engineer to Product Manager, as it’s the career move I made [.] Read more » The post My journey from Software Engineer to Product Manager appeared first on Mind the Product.

From engineering to product management at Google

Mind the Product

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

Inside Intercom

When you reach senior level on an engineering track, you’re expected to be optimal in your hard skill set. Despite not having a formal education in engineering, Sarah landed a job as a developer in the French consultant Grand Manitou. Climbing the engineering ladder.

Best Practices for Creating Long-Lasting and Continuous Discovery Habits

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Internationally Acclaimed Author, Speaker, and Coach at ProductTalk.org

Join internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and coach Teresa Torres as she explores the what, how, and why behind creating continuous discovery habits that give your team a clear benchmark to aspire to.

How to Prepare for a Security Engineer Interview

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Security engineering interviews are some of the toughest in the tech industry. As a security engineer, your job is all about reducing risk for technical products by thwarting malicious behavior. Review this study guide to security engineering interviews at Google.

The First Self-serve Personalization Engine: Amplitude Recommend

Amplitude

Personalization at scale requires product, marketing, and engineering to collaborate. This all happens with no custom data engineering pipeline—it all works from a click of a button.

Individual Contributor vs Engineering Manager – A comprehensive guide on expectations

ProductBoard

In my experience, ICs often wrongly assume Engineering Management is a step up the career ladder and something they are expected to pursue. For instance, does an Engineering Manager make more money than a Senior Engineer? Life at Productboard Engineering

How Product, Engineering, and Design Can Work in Harmony

The Product Coalition

The engineering and design team act as the QA and critiques the proposal to ensure that the Product Development Team pursues high impact opportunities with sufficient context. engineering product-management designThe best Product Managers act as a force multiplier for their team.

A Product Manager's Guide to Working Effectively with Engineering Teams

Speaker: Sayanti Ghosh, Product Manager – AI/ML at Teck Resources Ltd.

If you are new to your Product Management role or if you are trying to improve your relationship with your engineering team, then this webinar will give you different perspectives about the PM-Engineer relationship.

Four steps to building engaged engineering teams

Inside Intercom

During my experience as an Engineering Manager, I’ve learned a lot of lessons about how to build engaged teams (as well as how not to build them!). The post Four steps to building engaged engineering teams appeared first on Inside Intercom. Engineering culture engineering management

Feature Engineering?—?Hypothesis-driven vs. ML-driven

Piyanka Jain

Feature Engineering?—?Hypothesis-driven Hypothesis-driven vs. ML-driven I was talking to a CTO of a Fortune 100 bank this morning and we got talking about feature engineering in AI/ML models. With the advent of ML and AI, many believe that the statistical methods of feature engineering are redundant. pragmatic #datascience #bestpractices Feature Engineering?—?Hypothesis-driven

SUNDAY REWIND: How I moved from engineering into product management

Mind the Product

What does it take for an engineer to become a product manager? Read more » The post SUNDAY REWIND: How I moved from engineering into product management appeared first on Mind the Product.

Engineering led? What to watch for

The Product Bistro

There are three principal types of companies: Sales led, marketing led, and engineering led. All three of them have distinct characteristics and traits, however, the engineering led organization (or ELO) has some distinct attributes that you can key off of. They do a lot of ETO (engineered to order) business. They do have a sales team, but the sales people are likely to be engineers, or former engineers themselves. Engineers love detailed documentation.

The Product Growth Engine

Speaker: Dave Martin, Founder, Right to Left

How do you create sustainable growth? Do your product and feature releases achieve the desired results? In this talk, Dave Martin, founder at Right To Left, will explore how human bias repeatedly hinders product success and causes teams to miss out on their potential.

How to get engineering buy-in (and even excitement) on product analytics

Mixpanel

At most companies, software engineers are in a constant state of rushing to get features and bug fixes out the door. This means product analytics can be seen as a burdensome afterthought for a lot of engineers —one that just adds more grind to an already packed schedule.

Dreams of a Common Engineering Database

Chuck Smith

In working with geographically distributed teams, integration of the team members is critical to communicate effectively and to avoid misunderstandings or setbacks

Five Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Tools for Product Managers

The Product Coalition

No matter what kind of product you have, the first order issue you’ll need to address as a product manager is Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Its blog and studies have golden advice for enterpreneurs, engineers, and of course, product managers.

Feature Engineering?—?Hypothesis-driven vs. ML-driven

Piyanka Jain

Feature Engineering?—?Hypothesis-driven Hypothesis-driven vs. ML-driven I was talking to a CTO of a Fortune 100 bank this morning and we got talking about feature engineering in AI/ML models. With the advent of ML and AI, many believe that the statistical methods of feature engineering are redundant. pragmatic #datascience #bestpractices Feature Engineering?—?Hypothesis-driven

Fuel the Engine of Product Growth with an Impeccable Framing Model

Speaker: Scott Sehlhorst - President, Tyner Blain

Attend this webinar to learn a framing model of the key decisions that give a product a chance to succeed and fuel the engine of growth!