Moving into a management role may be a rewarding step in your career, but you should know about the things you're leaving behind.
If your project estimates include eight hours of work per employee day, you're gonna have a bad time.
Defining and measuring programmer productivity is one of the most difficult parts of an engineering manager or CTO’s job description. When everything you do is intangible, how should you measure it? Can it be measured at all?
No one in the history of the world has ever done a better job because they were scared, stressed, or worried about their future; especially in jobs centered around creativity and problem solving like development. If I am able to give them a better sense of control in their life, if they will be able to work better and happier.