Why Tech Managers Need To Stay Technical

Technical Leadership

There is a big and important question if you have an engineering leader (CTO, VP of Engineering, technical lead) part of your company; can they hold their own in a technical meeting?

  • A great and compassionate manager
  • A good delegator
  • A phenomenal communicator
  • Has an eye for product direction
  • Understands the tech stack and the decisions that went behind the creation of it
  • The technical co-founder
  • The technical leader in a startup
  • The technical leader in a large enterprise

Why It’s Important

Tech is one job that’s always changing.

How To Do It

People always use the same excuse; I don’t have enough time.

How To Stay Technical

In the section Technical Leadership, you learned about the three phases of a technical leader:

  • The technical co-founder
  • The technical leader in a startup
  • The technical leader in a large enterprise

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