The 7 Categories Of Engineering Management
Ian Nowland, the SVP of Core Engineering at DataDog, shares his experience coaching engineering managers and how the reality is different from the books.
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Ian Nowland, the SVP of Core Engineering at DataDog, joins the Dev Interrupted podcast to discuss how he takes his ego out of being a manager and the seven categories he uses when coaching his teams.
Coaching Managers at Datadog
You can’t learn to swim by reading a book. The same principle applies to coaching engineering managers. In this episode Dev Interrupted, Ian Nowland SVP of Core Engineering at Datadog discusses how the reality of coaching engineering managers is different from what they tell you during conferences, as well as diving into his 7 categories of engineering management.
Episode Highlights include:
- The realities of coaching direct reports
- How Ian measure the impact of his teams
- The 7 Categories of Engineering Management
- How to adopt a learning mindset to engineering management
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