Shrink The Timebox

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The worst time to find out a project is not going to ship on time is at the very last minute when it’s supposed to. At that point, there’s very little you can do to save the project. This may sound obvious, but to avoid getting yourself in that corner takes skill and discipline. You […]

Don’t Miss Our Next Event

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Are you an up and coming technical leader? On Saturday, June 24th, Wealthsimple is sponsoring a hands-on technical leadership workshop led by Upspark for those who identify as women and want to take their careers in engineering to the next level. If you are already a tech team lead or manager OR if you’re an engineer […]

Stop Looking for a CTO

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Many technology companies find it challenging to attract senior technical leadership. If you’re a small startup with limited resources, you cannot afford a senior executive. In fact, there’s a very good chance you don’t even need one on full-time basis. As an alternative to a full-time CTO, many companies today hire ‘fractional’ CTOs, on interim […]