Take one: How to Grow as a Leader
Our CTO Stephan Schulze observes three common fails of up-and-coming tech leaders—and offers tips on avoiding them
What Makes a Good CTO?
Working closely with dozens of CTOs in our portfolio got me thinking about what they have in common and what makes them better
To Monolith or Not to Monolith?
Stephan Schulze, Project A’s CTO, offers advice on when startups should migrate to microservices
Conway’s Law in Action
Are you leading a tech team but never heard about Conway’s law? A quick intro to one of the fundamental principles of tech organizations
No VC money? Make lemonade
The global cooldown is the perfect moment to refocus, shake off bad habits, and create a sustainable foundation for the next growth phase
Mind the gap between Title and Role
Job titles can often be just meaningless labels — what really matters are your day-to-day responsibilities
Stop guestimating — measure development KPIs
What do software engineering teams that achieve exceptional operational performance have in common?
The real cost of code debt
Code quality tools deliver peace of mind and help you pay off your technical debt
Show me your calendar, and I’ll tell you who you are
Are you reading this between meetings? Let me guess: If you’re a manager — you answered, “sure am”; if you’re a maker — you answered, “thankfully, no”