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The evolution of technical roles

What exactly are the differences between a technical lead, head of development, engineering manager, VP of Engineering (VPoE) and CTO (Chief Technology Officer)? And how to roles evolve during the growth of your startup?

Steve Tauber

Steve Tauber

December 01, 2022

When there isn’t plenty of fish in the sea: hiring and retaining tech talent

To be able to hire and retain scarce talent, we need to improve the quality and speed of the hiring process. Understanding why people change jobs is paramount. The shortage of skilled workers has been rising continuously in recent years. Now the great resignation has added another dimension to the phenomenon.

Simone Eret

Simone Eret

August 05, 2022

On Technical debt – What is it, how is it created, how to avoid it, and how to fix it?

On Technical debt – What is it, how is it created, how to avoid it, and how to fix it?

Yannick De Pauw

Yannick De Pauw

May 24, 2022

How to overcome cognitive biases in your hiring process

How to overcome cognitive biases in your hiring process

Simone Eret

Simone Eret

April 29, 2022

A few things you should know to nail your next job interview

A few things you should know to nail your next job interview

Simone Eret

Simone Eret

April 14, 2022

The smelly approach to structuring your startup

The smelly approach to structuring your startup

Steve Tauber

Steve Tauber

January 28, 2022

Facilitating my first event storm

Facilitating my first event storm

Peter Packet

Peter Packet

December 17, 2021

​​Most common challenges faced by startups in 2022

​​Most common challenges faced by startups in 2022

Jonas Drieghe

Jonas Drieghe

November 05, 2021

How to hire a CTO

How to hire a CTO

Yannick De Pauw

Yannick De Pauw

September 30, 2021

You are not Spotify: how efficient teams are born

You are not Spotify: how efficient teams are born

Wouter Sioen

Wouter Sioen

June 29, 2021

The Ultimate Startup Due Diligence Checklist for Investments – 2022

The Ultimate Startup Due Diligence Checklist for Investments – 2022

Steve Tauber

Steve Tauber

April 19, 2021

The first days as a firefighting CTO — what to focus on when you are hired to lead a team in times of change

The first days as a firefighting CTO — what to focus on when you are hired to lead a team in times of change

Steve Tauber

Steve Tauber

April 06, 2021

How a CEO knows what’s being built

How a CEO knows what’s being built

Steve Tauber

Steve Tauber

March 16, 2021

Habits, retrospection, and ancient reptiles

Habits, retrospection, and ancient reptiles

Jonas Drieghe

Jonas Drieghe

March 04, 2021

The personal touch when onboarding an employee in a remote world

The personal touch when onboarding an employee in a remote world

Dimitri Van Lunter

Dimitri Van Lunter

February 17, 2021

Developing engineers into leaders

Developing engineers into leaders

Dimitri Van Lunter

Dimitri Van Lunter

February 11, 2021

Seniority level in software engineering and how to assess it

Seniority level in software engineering and how to assess it

Yannick De Pauw

Yannick De Pauw

January 08, 2021

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