Don’t miss our story of the introduction of the Tech Leads
During the podcast, you will find out what Tech Leads are and why we need to build this community of Tech Leads at bol.com. You will learn how we approached this and avoid hiding the Tech Leads in ivory towers. The two tech leads and an IT director share best practices and pitfalls (and what we learned from them).
The Why and What of our Tech Lead Community
- Tech Lead Community
- Why did we start to define the role?
- What is the Tech Lead for bol.com,
- Product Tech Lead
- Space Tech Lead
It’s a fun challenge and it’s taking time” – Eduardo da Silva
The backlog of the tech leads
- Backlog of community
- Tech Radar
- Tech Vision
- Backlog Space Tech Leads
- Cloud Migration
- Backlog of products
Introduction of the role (process)
- Scale, number of Tech Leads needed
- Rollout / Hiring part
- Building the Tech Lead Community
Lessons Learned so far
- Best Practices
- Pitfalls / Challenges
- Alexandra Egher; Product Tech Lead at bol.com
- Mirko van Ede; Director IT – Shopping & Marketing Technology at bol.com
- Eduardo da Silva; Tech Leader & Sociotechnical Architect at bol.com
Peter Paul van de Beek
The book Talking with Tech Leads by Patrick Kua.
We talked about API design and development in a previous episode.