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Tanaka Mutakwa

Tanaka Mutakwa is the VP of Engineering at Names & Faces and a writer with Draft.dev. He is a technology leader who is driven to help software engineers have fulfilling careers. Tanaka has a passion for technology, leadership and building high performing teams.

Using stretch work assignments to help engineers grow

Stretch work assignments are tasks or projects that are a bit beyond an engineer’s current skill or knowledge level and that allow them to improve and learn new things. When done correctly these assignments serve a dual purpose of providing learning opportunities for your engineers, while at the same time completing a project or task that will help your company.