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Building a strong relationship between Product and Engineering

Answers to the 3 big “WHATs” from the leaders at Facebook and Dolby (Daphra Holder and Venu Kalluri)

Building a customer-focused engineering team

Guidelines from the Cofounder and CEO of Bond, Roy Ng

The Product Triangle - Michael Lopp from Slack at Elevate 2019

Michael Lopp, aka Rands, is the VP of Product Engineering at Slack. At Elevate 2019, he gave a talk on the Product Triangle - his framework for building a successful organization.

How Nicolas Dupont, VP of Engineering at Akeneo, Solves His Challenges Via Mentorship

Nicolas Dupont is the Co-Founder and VP of Engineering at Akeneo, a Product Information Management solution for eCommerce websites. In this interview, Nicolas tells us about his challenges as a leader of a fast-growing engineering team, and how he solves those challenges via Plato.

Evaluating Your Team's Success As You Grow

At Plato Elevate, our recurring summit for Product and Eng leaders, Howard Sueing, CTO of Onramp, welcomed execs from LogDNA, Brex, and CZI for a conversation on measuring your team’s success as you grow or scale.

Building Alignment Between Product and Engineering - Elevate 2019

One of the talks at our Elevate conference was a panel on building alignment between product and engineering teams. Tom Willerer, ex-CPO of Coursera, moderated the discussion with participation from Clara Liang (VP of Product at Airbnb), Josh Elman (VP of Product at Robinhood), and Madhura Dudhgaonkar (Senior Director of Engineering at Workday)

“How to Increase Visibility in a Remote Team” by InVision’s Director of Engineering, Ryan Scheuermann

At Plato — we interview senior engineering leaders, and this story on managing remote teams comes from InVision’s Director of Engineering, Ryan Scheuermann.

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