Do you manage developers? Are you a developer who wants to make the jump to management? Engineering leadership requires a blend of vision and strategy, technical know-how, and, most importantly, people skills. Learn best practices for getting to the next stage in your career, and how to lead your engineering teams for success.
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Tech Soft Skills: Moving from Developer to Engineering Manager with Jessica Rose
Learn about the skills you need to successfully transition from an individual contributor developer on a team to an engineering manager.
52m 3s • COURSE
Tech Soft Skills: Interviewing Developers with Billy Hollis
Looking to add a new developer to your team? Learn how to prepare for and conduct interviews to accurately assess a candidate's technical aptitude and overall fit.
1h 17m • COURSE
Tech Soft Skills: Effective Technical Communication with Annyce Davis
Become a better communicator in the tech field. Learn the communication skills you need to ensure successful product delivery, manage a remote team, and excel in your career.
1h • COURSE
Succeeding as a First-Time Tech Manager with Rashim Mogha
Discover strategies to succeed as a leader in tech. Find out how to build the right team, create team goals, communicate technical information, and effectively lead a global team.
43m 49s • COURSE
Agile Software Development: Creating an Agile Culture with Andrea Goulet
Ready to make your organization more nimble and responsive? It starts with culture. Learn how to develop trust, communication, productivity, and innovation on your team.
1h 26m • COURSE
Agile Software Development: Remote Teams with Andrea Goulet
Successfully roll out an agile-based remote working strategy for your software team. Learn best practices for effective communication, hiring, and distributed development.
1h 41m • COURSE
Building High-Performance Teams with Mike Figliuolo
Discover how to accelerate your team's performance.
1h 50m • COURSE
Building Trust with Brenda Bailey-Hughes
Learn how to build trust in the workplace. Find out how to earn trust, practice trust, and rebuild trust.
58m 15s • COURSE
Having Difficult Conversations: A Guide for Managers with Marlene Chism
In a course designed specifically for managers, learn about how and when to conduct a difficult conversation.
59m 9s • COURSE
Leading with Emotional Intelligence with Britt Andreatta
Get concrete techniques for boosting your emotional quotient (EQ) to better lead teams, work with peers, and manage up.
1h 2m • COURSE
Coaching Skills for Leaders and Managers with Sara Canaday
Learn coaching skills that can help you develop your employees and add value to your organization.
34m 16s • COURSE
You'll learn engineering management and leadership skills with these experts.
Jessica Rose is a technology professional and international public speaker.
Jessica specializes in community building, technical outreach, and developing better processes for talent in technology. She speaks about these issues at events around the world. Her dedication to fostering more equal access to technical education and digital spaces led her to found the Open Code meetup series, an international series of weekly mixed-level, language-agnostic study sessions for programmers and aspiring programmers. She also co-founded Trans*Code, resulting in a series of community building hackdays for the Trans* community, allies, and well-wishers that's stretched across four countries and two continents. She currently works as a developer program product manager at Mozilla.
Billy Hollis is a designer, developer, author, speaker, and UX design trailblazer.Billy believes that superior UX design contributes to an organization's competitive position, bringing both tangible, measurable value and intangible value. This belief informs his work as a designer, developer, author, and speaker at Next Version Systems, a consulting firm that offers custom software solutions. He developed a process with formulas that quantify UX benefits, and his team at Next Version Systems applies this process for every project. Billy and his team go beyond traditional user experience design by offering deep technical expertise in addition to design know-how.Billy is well versed in the full Microsoft stack and other technology ecosystems—singularly positioning Next Version Systems to help clients make platform decisions, design and architect new applications, and then deliver a software solution with high and lasting ROI. He has been recognized by Microsoft both in their prestigious, business-oriented Regional Director program and their technical Most Valuable Professional (MVP) program.
Annyce Davis is a software developer, international conference speaker, and author.
Currently, she's the lead Android developer at Off Grid Electric, where she works on implementing a next-generation Android mobile user interface, and reengineering the app to be resilient to spotty data coverage. Annyce is also an Android Google Developer Expert. This means that she spends a lot of time developing videos, blog posts, and conference talks for the developer community. She's very proud of and passionate about this work. Her ultimate goal with respect to technology is to share her experiences in tech and engineering to inspire others to do the same.
Rashim Mogha is a best-selling author, speaker, woman in tech evangelist, and technology leader.
Rashim is an influencer who empowers professionals by articulating complex technology capabilities into crisp, clear, and attainable business benefits. A keynote speaker and the Amazon best-selling author of Fast-Track Your Leadership Career, Rashim has spoken at global conferences such as China-US Innovation Summit and Women Transforming Technology (WT2). To empower women leaders, Rashim founded eWOW, Empowered Women of the World. Her career portfolio includes leadership roles in companies such as Automation Anywhere, Oracle, Amazon Web Services, and VMware. Rashim is a recipient of Women Empowerment: Game Changer and Silicon Valley Woman of Influence awards. Learn more at rashimmogha.com.
Andrea Goulet is the CEO of Corgibytes, a software remodeling company.
At Corgibytes, Andrea has built a remote team of expert engineers who love working with legacy code. Together, they help software companies make products more stable, scalable, and secure. Andrea is also focused on building a community around people who love remodeling software and founded the website http://legacycode.rocks to help other "menders" thrive.
A frequent keynote speaker, Andrea delivers talks on such topics as empathy as a technical skill, communication being just as important as code, and putting developers on the right projects.
Mike Figliuolo is founder and managing director of thoughtLEADERS, LLC, a professional services training firm.
He is a nationally recognized speaker and blogger on the topics of leadership, communications, decision-making, problem solving, and other critical business skills. An honor graduate from West Point, Mike served in the US Army as a combat arms officer. Before founding his own company, he was an assistant professor at Duke University, a consultant at McKinsey & Company, and an executive at Capital One and Scotts Miracle-Gro. He is the author of One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership (www.onepieceofpaper.com), Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results (www.leadinsidethebox.com), and The Elegant Pitch: Create a Compelling Recommendation, Build Broad Support, and Get it Approved (www.elegantpitch.com). Mike's blog and the programs he teaches can be found at www.thoughtleadersllc.com.
Brenda Bailey-Hughes is a Kelley School of Business senior lecturer who coaches executives on communication.
As a faculty member of the nationally ranked Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, Brenda teaches undergraduate communication courses, Kelley Direct MBA consulting and global leadership courses, and works on the Executive MBA partnership program between Kelley School of Business and Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea. Professor Bailey-Hughes is an advocate of teaching global perspectives in the business environment and is a licensed mentor for students and business professionals seeking to improve their international competencies.
Brenda is a sought-after speaker who regularly presents at conferences and workshops on a variety of topics, including change management, presentation skills, intercultural communication, influential communication, and customer service. As co-owner of Team Performance, a consulting and training company, Brenda specializes in communication training and has coached many executives from Fortune 500 companies.
Brenda has a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Communication and Professional Development.
Marlene Chism is a consultant, educator, and the author of Stop Workplace Drama and No-Drama Leadership.
She works with executives and business owners to improve leadership effectiveness and transform culture in the workplace.
As speaker, Marlene attracts audiences from diverse industries, and her message of clarity, alignment, and personal responsibility inspires a global audience.
Her areas of expertise include leadership development, strategic communication skills, and stopping workplace drama. Her personal mission is to help people discover, develop and deliver their gifts to the world.
Dr. Britt Andreatta is an internationally recognized thought leader who creates brain science–based solutions.
As CEO of 7th Mind, Inc., she draws on her unique background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and learning to unlock the best in people and organizations.
Britt has published several books on the brain science of success, including her most recent book, Wired to Connect: The Brain Science of Teams and a New Model for Creating Collaboration and Inclusion.
As the former chief learning officer for Lynda.com (now LinkedIn Learning), Britt is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of experience. She regularly consults with businesses, universities, and nonprofit organizations on leadership development and learning strategy. Corporate clients of her learning solutions include Fortune 100 companies like Comcast and Apple, and also EY, Microsoft, Domino's, Franklin Covey, TransUnion, and Zillow.
She has over 10 million views worldwide of her courses and is a TEDx speaker. Britt's industry accolades include several prestigious awards from Chief Learning Officer and Talent Development magazines and the World Training Congress. To learn more, visit www.BrittAndreatta.com.
Sara Canaday is a leadership development expert, speaker, and author.
In her work, Sara helps companies maximize the contributions of their leaders for bottom-line impact. Drawing on her 15 years of corporate experience, Sara has a unique gift for connecting with audiences and ensuring they walk away with actionable strategies for positive change—strengthening leadership skills, improving business relationships, and enhancing performance.
Sara's career spans more than 20 years, including senior executive positions in sales, operations, and organizational development with USAA and Texas Mutual. After forming her own company, Sara began sharing her expertise in leadership development, executive presence, branding, and emotional intelligence. Her insights have led hundreds of teams and individuals nationwide to make strategic changes with impressive results.
Sara is a member of both the National Speakers Association and the Global Speakers Federation, and is an adjunct executive coach with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). She is certified in the CCL suite of 360-degree multi-rater feedback instruments, and she is accredited through Multi-Health Systems to administer the EQ-i 2.0 Emotional Intelligence assessments.
Sara has been featured in a number of publications and broadcasts, most notably Forbes, The Huffington Post, Psychology Today, CNBC, and the American Management Association's Leadership-Wired. Sara is also the author of a popular business book, You—According to Them: Uncovering the blind spots that impact your reputation and your career.