/CTO

VPE and CTO - The First 90 Days

- James Turnbull tl;dr: Map of the areas in a company every technical leader should look at - company, product, technical and humans. Also "a roadmap for thinking about future requirements as you grow and scale."

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Looking Back On Four Years At The Times

- Nick Rockwell tl;dr: Looking back at his time as the CTO of the NY Times, Nick shares what he learnt. Including how to evaluate technology, best practices on product growth, fixing data infrastructure, and more.   Click on the link in this tweet to bypass the paywall.

featured in #181


How GitHub’s CTO Architects Engineering Teams That Scale

- Jason Warner tl;dr: Software distribution is based on a social network, and it works well. It's a system of checks and balances refined over time. As engineers we perceive it to be slow, which is not always the case. There is a stark difference in quality between managed (Linux, Debian) and unmanaged (Chrome Extensions, PyPi) distribution. 

featured in #165


First Time Start-Up CTO

- David Umoh tl;dr: Light guide on how to become a first time CTO, the evolution of the role as the company grows along with helpful resources. Click on the link in this tweet it you are paywalled.

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The CTO Role

- Jess Szmajda tl;dr: CTO at Axios describes how she prefers the role to function in an org, how she likes to structure her team and why she prefers to operate without a VP of Engineering.

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