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DevSecOps: Why, Benefits and Culture Shift

29 November

Why DevSecOps matter and what's really in it for you, the team and the organisation?

Innovation / Experiment
Engineering
Vikash Chhaganlal

Vikash Chhaganlal

Head of Engineering at Xero

The Growth Mindset in Modern Product Engineering

28 November

The impact you can have with a Growth Mindset' and the factors involved in driving orchestrated change.

Ownership
Engineering
Vikash Chhaganlal

Vikash Chhaganlal

Head of Engineering at Xero

How to improve engagement and retention in remote engineering teams?

25 October

Mrunal Kapade, an Engineering leader, based in Silicon Valley, shares tips that helped reduce attrition in the remote engineering teams while leading multiple teams from startups to Fortune 500 companies.

Remote
Company Culture
Collaboration
Motivation
Team Processes
Engineering
Mrunal Kapade

Mrunal Kapade

Director of Engineering at Inspire Energy

Mindsets of High Performance team

14 October

Teams have tremendous impact on the products on they build. T.E.A.M definition - Together Everybody Achieves More is true. A collaborative and empowered team builds great product versus the good ones.

Innovation / Experiment
Mission / Vision / Charter
Building A Team
Productivity
Feedback
Motivation
Engineering
Praveen Cheruvu

Praveen Cheruvu

Senior Software Engineering Manager at Anaplan

How I failed at my startup

14 October

There are nine specific building blocks and functional areas every org/company need to work to launch the product and provide services to customers. How effectively founders tackle them determine the destiny of the company.

Mission / Vision / Charter
Scaling Team
Building A Team
Impact
Strategy
Prioritization
Engineering
Praveen Cheruvu

Praveen Cheruvu

Senior Software Engineering Manager at Anaplan

High Performance Team in Action

13 October

A high performance team refers to “ a group of goal-focused individuals with specialized expertise and complementary skills who collaborate, innovate and produce consistently superior results.”

Managing Expectations
Building A Team
Company Culture
Feedback
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Engineering
Praveen Cheruvu

Praveen Cheruvu

Senior Software Engineering Manager at Anaplan

Developing an Early Career Program in Technology Organizations

12 October

Why companies should invest in early career programs ?

Building A Team
Hiring
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Juniors
Career Path
Engineering
Praveen Cheruvu

Praveen Cheruvu

Senior Software Engineering Manager at Anaplan

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Strategies for Hiring

12 October

Recruiting right people is the single most important decision for the company. Building a great platform, product and company is hard. Getting the right people into the company is twice hard.

Building A Team
Company Culture
Ownership
Hiring
Engineering
Praveen Cheruvu

Praveen Cheruvu

Senior Software Engineering Manager at Anaplan

Assessing the Performance of Your Team

20 August

Parallels between Work and Sport.

Goal Setting
Different Skillsets
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Performance
Engineering
Ron Pragides

Ron Pragides

SVP Engineering at Trustly Group AB

Leaving Room to Say Things Suck — Leadership Lessons from “Ted Lasso”

17 August

A major sign of trust, comfortability, and vulnerability is for someone you lead to be able to say something sucks.

Building A Team
Company Culture
Leadership
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Engineering
Product
John Hartley

John Hartley

Director at Curology

How to Maintain Happiness: The Underrated Aspect of Creating Team Dynamic

2 August

Jonathan Ducharme, Engineering Manager at AlleyCorp Nord, encourages the importance of a workplace environment that cultivates mental wellness.

Personal Growth
Company Culture
Leadership
Internal Communication
Psychological Safety
Engineering
Jonathan Ducharme

Jonathan Ducharme

Engineering Manager at AlleyCorp Nord

Scaling a Team in Two Parts: The Product and Manager

2 August

Viswa Mani Kiran Peddinti, Sr Engineering Manager at Instacart, walks through his experience scaling a team, product and his skills as a leader.

Managing Expectations
Product
Scaling Team
Leadership
Meetings
Engineering
Product
Viswa Mani Kiran Peddinti

Viswa Mani Kiran Peddinti

Sr Engineering Manager at Instacart