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CTO Insights - Issue #131
Software Engineering and Technical Leadership
Welcome to CTO Insights #131!
This newsletter is delivering top-notch Software Engineering and Technical Leadership content, making your weekly reading more insightful and enjoyable.
This week’s favorite - Mastering the Art of Interviewing Engineering Executives.
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Adeva is a leading tech platform that connects CTOs and VPs in tech organizations with highly skilled IT consultants from over 35 countries worldwide.
Tap into a diverse network of experienced product and tech consultants, to improve operational efficiency, reduce costs, and deliver mission-critical initiatives.
Looking to gain a fresh perspective on monoliths? Werner Vogels (CTO at Amazon) dives into the topic, debunking common myths and providing thought-provoking insights.
Building evolvable software systems is a strategy, not a religion. And revisiting your architectures with an open mind is a must.
Discover real-world examples showcasing the flexibility, scalability, and seamless deployment offered by monoliths.
Prepare for an engaging read!
This is a story on how Netflix achieves flawless transitions and zero downtime in their migration process.
In this insightful article, they delve into architectural patterns, fault injection techniques, and traffic management strategies that have been instrumental in their success. Get ready for valuable insights that will take your migration strategy to the next level.
Stay tuned for more in part 2!
What did Pinterest do in order to process and analyze vast amounts of user data?
The answer lies in user sequences. The article dives deep into the challenges and solutions of managing and extracting value from user sequences.
As a result, this enabled Pinterest to understand user behavior and preferences on a granular level.
This an insightful story for software developers on how to leverage the potential of AI to the fullies.
Discover the sheer power of AI coding companions and delve into the latest advancements in natural language processing. Learn how these AI companions can revolutionize your development process by boosting productivity, minimizing errors, and nurturing creativity.
Get ready to reshape the way software is built and harness the true power of AI.
In his thought-provoking article, Abdul Apopoola explores the complexities of leadership and the significance of investing in people.
With engaging anecdotes and reflections, he sheds light on the challenges and transformative impact of nurturing individuals. This insightful piece offers valuable perspectives on the essential role of leadership in fostering growth and maximizing potential.
Whether you're a current or aspiring leader, this article provides valuable insights to navigate the intricacies of leadership.
Journey Platform lets you eliminate the need for complex coding and design interactive user workflows.
This is for everyone. Even if you’re highly skilled in coding. The least it can do for you is help you unleash your creativity quickly and save you a lot of time.
Read this very detailed guide on how it works and all the things Journey Platform has to offer.
Don't fall into the trap of starting from scratch. Learn how to save time, resources, and headaches by managing your codebase intelligently.
The author shares timeless tips on refactoring, modularization, and incremental enhancements, as well as plenty to learn from their own experiences in this field.
I’m sure that we’ve all gone through periods of creative stagnation. Some of these periods lasted only a few minutes while others couldn’t be shaken for days.
If you’re currently experiencing the latter, you definitely need to read this. The author shares practical techniques for breaking free from the grip of creative blocks and reigniting your passion and productivity.
How to evaluate executive candidates like your life depends on it?
There are several unique challenges and strategies involved in hiring top-tier engineering executives the author of this article wants to get known.
If you’re a hiring manager or recruiter, or you know someone like that, consider this guide as a necessary handbook to help improve your interviewing process.
An exceptional user experience - that’s something any front-end developer wants for their app, right? 🤨
Well, this crafty article will equip you with the tools and knowledge needed to elevate your front-end development game. Enjoy plenty of practical insights and real-world examples inside.
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