We discuss software development challenges with experienced Industry Leaders who've "been there, done that" - in order to pay it forward and increase the reliability, quality and performance of software applications everywhere - by sharing best practices with the software engineering community.
Hello and welcome to our podcast series "Conversations with Technology Leaders" – today’s episode is designed for software engineering managers, especially if you’re rising in your career and you’ve been provided the opportunity to lead your own team. I sat down with Patrick Ward, an industry leader with 25 years of software engineering management experience, and I asked him about the challenges new managers will face – and what you can do to overcome them successfully. Patrick understands the daunting challenges faced by a new manager, so we discussed numerous areas of importance, including ‘level setting’ expectations, performance and building a unified team in order to deliver solid, reliable products in a competitive market, on a reliable schedule. Patrick Ward has been a software developer, manager, director and vice president over the years, leading teams at companies such as Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), Cardiff Software, Verify (now HP), Sopheon and Carefusion (now BD), and he shares his thoughts regarding leadership and building world class teams. Patrick is the Consulting CTO at Advantu, here is his contact info: [email protected] www.advantu.com 858.433.1588