Team structure

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Why you can't have it all — a reality check for hiring

Why you can't have it all — a reality check for hiring

Don't compromise quality when hiring developers. Explore alternate hiring strategies like freelance and part-time arrangements, consider remote work, and focus on core competencies. Remember, 'perfect' candidates might not exist, but the right one does.

Supercharge your Startup with Staff Engineers

Supercharge your Startup with Staff Engineers

Staff engineers, senior technical leaders, guide and balance SaaS teams, possessing deep expertise. They excel as mentors, advocating for the team, providing feedback, and bridging business and technical goals. This guide explains if your business needs staff engineers and what they do.

How a CTO builds a team

How a CTO builds a team

There are many factors involved in building a thriving team. This is what a CTO must consider when hiring expert teams to build software.

Why you should invest in good engineers from the start

Why you should invest in good engineers from the start

Investing in senior engineers is crucial for startups. They bring speed, efficiency, and quality to development, boost team morale, and ensure long-term profitability. Hire senior professionals from the start for success, here is why.

Why remote work works

Why remote work works

Here we address some common excuses about why remote work doesn't work.

The Fractional CTO (or Interim CTO) explained

The Fractional CTO (or Interim CTO) explained

Discover the transformative role of a Fractional CTO in scaling startups and enhancing tech leadership without the overhead. Learn how part-time CTO services can drive your company's innovation and growth efficiently.

It’s here: Free Range Management, the book

It’s here: Free Range Management, the book

Create space so your team can thrive. You must create space for knowledge workers to do their best work. But how do you do that? Welcome to Free Range Management. Free Range Management can be summed up in two words: create space. The trick is doing that in a way...

The evolution of technical roles

The evolution of technical roles

Many startups give the CTO title to their technical lead. We think that’s a mistake. There is an organic way to grow engineering teams and there are different leadership skills needed at different sizes. Because of this, titles have become quite confusing. We’ve also seen that founders will...

How to hire a CTO

How to hire a CTO

During the past years, I’ve interviewed a lot of developers, technical leaders, and CTOs. There are a few key things I’ve learned about hiring a good CTO for your startup. Does every successful technical team need a Chief Technology Officer at one point in time? What are the...

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