Nurturing Global Talent: Building and Growing International Teams

Introduction: As a Senior Vice President of Software Engineering, I have consistently emphasized the importance of talent as the most valuable resource within any organization. Recruiting, mentoring, and developing large, international teams of individual contributors and leaders has been a focal point of my leadership approach. In this blog post, I will share insights and … Read more

From Ideation to Launch: Unveiling the Path to Successful Product Development

Introduction: Bringing a product from ideation to launch is a journey that requires careful planning, strategic decision-making, and adaptability. As a leader in engineering, I have spearheaded numerous product development initiatives, honing my strategies to suit the unique context and objectives of each project. In this blog post, I will share my experiences at SRAX … Read more

Navigating the Requirements Maze: Strategies for Effective Translation in Product Development

Introduction: In the complex landscape of software development, translating high-level requirements from Product Management into technical requirements for Engineering is a crucial and delicate process. As a Senior VP of Software, your ability to create and execute effective strategies for this translation can determine the success of your product development team. In this blog post, … Read more

Translating User Requirements into Action: A Holistic Approach for Senior VP of Software

Introduction: In the world of software development, the ability to translate user requirements into clear acceptance criteria and actionable items is crucial for success. As a Senior VP of Software, this skill becomes even more essential as you lead teams and drive the development process. In this blog post, we will explore an approach that … Read more

Selected Data Pipelining Tools – Open Source and AWS

There are several open-source workflow systems available that can be used to design and manage data pipelines. Here are some popular ones: These open-source workflow systems provide a range of features and capabilities for designing and managing data pipelines. Depending on your specific requirements and preferences, you can choose the one that best fits your … Read more

Introducing At-Scale Design and Development: Layer 2 – Business Decision Support

Introduction: Welcome back to our exploration of At-Scale Design and Development. In this installment, we delve into Layer 2 – Business Decision Support. Business Decision Support focuses on empowering businesses to make informed decisions that impact end users. Let’s delve into the key aspects of this layer. The Scope of Business Decisions: At the heart … Read more

Introducing At-Scale Design and Development: Layer 1 – Reenvisioning the User Journey

Introduction: In the ever-evolving world of engineering and development, new concepts and approaches constantly emerge to address the challenges of creating innovative solutions. One such concept that is gaining traction is “At-Scale Design and Development.” This approach focuses on building solutions that can handle large-scale workloads and deliver value to end-users effectively. In this series … Read more

Supply Chain Technologies: Scoping the Digital Transformation Across Industries

Supply chain management is a complex field that involves the coordination of various activities and stakeholders to ensure the efficient movement of goods from the point of origin to the point of consumption. With the advent of new technologies, supply chain management has undergone a significant transformation in recent years. In this blog post, we … Read more

Balancing the Needs of Stakeholders in Software Development

The classic tension between specialization (sales) and generalization (product) occurs often in software development. Some ways to resolve this: In the end, neither side will get exactly what they want, but by working together they can find the solution that balances their needs and benefits the company with the highest impact. Compromise and understanding different … Read more

Turning ML Algo into a Service is tough

A R&D team working for me at a tech company developed an advanced machine learning algorithm that could detect duplicate records in large datasets with high accuracy. However, the R&D team struggled to turn this into an actual data anomaly detection service that could be used by the develop team responsible for production.  There were … Read more