Tech Insights Podcast
What should startups consider when outsourcing engineering work?
Outsourced software projects can go off the rails if you don’t plan properly. Project A’s CTO, Stephan Schulze, has some tips
Where is the boundary between MVP and a fully-functional product?
Why do some engineering teams get stuck iterating on MVP-quality code? Why is it so hard to throw the MVP away and start from scratch? Some key signs that you’re outgrowing your initial tech stack
Do you need to go to CTO School?
What CTOs at fast-growing startups can learn with continuing education? Project A’s CTO, Stephan Schulze, shares recommended resources
Should you try to measure developer productivity?
What exactly do you measure when you have so many data points? CTO Stephan shares his views on filtering the signals from the noise
What’s the next career step for a senior developer?
You could go down the leadership and management path and become a CTO. But is that the only path available?
How to market to developers — according to a CTO
Industry experience and highly targeted content will take you a long way; our CTO Stephan Schulze explains how marketers could reach “tech people” and what skills you need to talk the talk
What startups should know about observability
If your tech team is tiny, what do you prioritize? Here’s a list of some vital signs that you should always keep an eye on
Is your development project in jeopardy?
Let’s talk about a few common red flags and explore the best way to raise them before it’s too late
Post-mortems don’t have to be painful
How to run an effective and peaceful post-mortem and document what you’ve learned so that it doesn’t happen again
To roll back or not to roll back? How to handle critical incidents in production
What key decisions do you need to make ? What do you do after you’ve resolved the incident? Project A CTO Stephan Schulze gives his advice
Discussing a16z’s “Cost of Cloud” Analysis
Starting in the cloud is a no-brainer if you’re a small fish. It’s cheap and convenient. But it might not stay that way when you get bigger
When hiring a CTO, what qualities should you look for?
A conversation with Project A’s CTO, Stephan Schulze, about what he looks for when interviewing CTOs for portfolio companies (Hint: it depends…)