Tech Leadership Lessons Growing a Dev team

Dale Humby bio photo By Dale Humby

Slides from my Tech Leadership Cape Town talk in March.

As engineers we often prefer hard facts over the fluffy stuff. As a manager most of our impact is through soft skills. How does an engineering manager find balance the between the worlds of data-driven team metrics and the people skills required to get the best from their team.

In this talk, Dale shares some of his hard-won lessons managing an ever growing engineering team using a variety of processes like kanban and lean product development, and tools like metrics, coaching, autonomy and guard-rails.