Power of People

 - Episode 13

Building and engaging sustainable engineering organisations

Sergei Anikin

Episode Summary:

During the pandemic, over-communication was the solution while teams were away, but now it doesn’t matter where these engineering teams are working until they are engaged and motivated to maintain growth and retention. This BetterTech episode features Sergei Anikin, CTO, Pipedrive talking about the current trends engineering form are following to retain, grow and scale their organisations. 

Show Notes:

1. There should be processes for sales activities to make people aware of your products, solve their problems and make these fit for them. These numbers, In the end, give you an overview of where you lack and differentiate your sales process from other CRMs and improve your sales activities accordingly.

2. In order to scale the software and architecture, the people maintaining the product and those building new products should be different. Giving them freedom and responsibility is crucial for building new products and solving problems by being connected to their customers and keeping engineers engaged.

3. While building a stable team there should be a dynamic team continuously doing maintenance and another one building and implementing new features and people keep on rotating among these roles so they don’t get bored. 

4. Cross-functional teams are responsible for certain functional areas, within the applications, responsible for the decision making of the product roadmap, solving the technical problems and implementing new stuff, 

This episode is hosted by Umair Javed, Founder & CEO, Tkxel.

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