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What is a VP of Engineering?

VPs of Engineering are responsible for ensuring that design requirements are met, overseeing the consistency of user experiences, and managing ... Read more

Non Traditional Route to CTO

As most companies are now technical companies roles like the CMO can sometimes have a bigger tech budget than the ... Read more

How to avoid burnout in your tech team (and in you)

Moving into a new company or new role with an established team can be a challenge. Amplify that challenge if ... Read more
Scrum Master Training

What a CTO needs from their scrum master …

In my technology career, the movement from Waterfall (which should never have been adopted and is in the original paper ... Read more

From Senior Developer to Senior Tech Leader

Many of us have travelled the journey from junior developer to senior developer to tech leader. We know and understand ... Read more

The Established CTO

You might think the established CTO wouldn't need any support but the truth is that operating at a very senior ... Read more
career transition

Managing the career transition from techie to team lead

The CTO Academy community is not only growing and facilitating the career transition of thousands of tech leaders within the ... Read more
cto cio difference

The CTO CIO Difference: An in-depth look

Since launching CTO Academy, we’ve received the occasional enquiry from a CIO saying, “hey, what about us …. we want equal ... Read more

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