Many engineering and tech teams think that they already—or worse, don't need to—understand how the business and strategy work. As a leader, it is important to effectively communicate business concepts and decisions to your tech teams. In this video, be ready to implement best practices for effectively communicating key business concepts and decisions.
- As a leader it is important to be able to articulate … the business aspects of your large organization … to your team. … It is easy to get sucked into the technical details … of the product that your team is building … or a piece of code that they are working on. … But for your team to create great products … they need to understand the business problem … the product solves. … They also need to understand the competitive landscape, … market segmentation and product differentiation. … You can help your team understand the big picture, … branding and business strategy by scheduling time … in your weekly meetings to share business updates. … In my team meetings, I spend some time discussing … the overall company strategy, the sales numbers … and customer acquisitions. … It helps my team understand how the business is doing … and what they can do to help achieve the company goals. … I also share what I learn from the management meetings … and my team meetings. … You can also invite leaders from other organizations …
- Building the right team
- Hiring for complementary skills
- Communicating an organizational vision
- Creating KPIs and goals
- Talking tech to any audience
- Leading a global team