Essays

The Five Dysfunctions of the Product and Engineering Relationship

The relationship between product and engineering teams is like any relationship. It starts lovely, and then, as time goes by, it becomes more complicated if you don't put in the work and keep aligning everyone

Daniel Jarjoura
Daniel Jarjoura
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A Standard of Performance for Engineering Teams

How American Football coach, Bill Walsh, Standard of Performance can be applied to engineering teams

Daniel Jarjoura
Daniel Jarjoura
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OKRs and Roadmaps

How to create OKRs independently of the product roadmap in engineering teams

Daniel Jarjoura
Daniel Jarjoura
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2021 year in review

My 2021 year in review

Daniel Jarjoura
Daniel Jarjoura
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Develop and support engineering managers

Webinar replay - How to develop and support engineering managers in high-growth startups

Daniel Jarjoura
Daniel Jarjoura
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A framework to improve performance

How to transparently define good performances and build individual improvement plans

Daniel Jarjoura
Daniel Jarjoura
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The CTO as DNS server

One of the easiest traps startup CTOs fall into is to transform themselves into a DNS server, answering queries from everyone in the team all day long.

Daniel Jarjoura
Daniel Jarjoura
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Should startups hire junior developers?

Startups shouldn't hire junior engineers until they are mature enough in terms of product, team size and processes

Daniel Jarjoura
Daniel Jarjoura
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