Engineering Management

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Stephanie Emma Pfeffer

The Importance of Written Communication for Engineering Teams

By Stephanie Emma Pfeffer
While good engineering managers can code, great ones can also communicate. Written communication is integral to the management and scaling of engineering teams, says Juan Pablo Buritica, who has led several successful teams of engineers.
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Karl Hughes

A Day in the Life of an Engineering Manager

By Karl Hughes
Engineering managers tend to have a wide range of responsibilities. In this article, Karl Hughes, founder of, shares what a typical day in the life of an engineering manager looks like.
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Toptal Publications

Toptal Webinar: How to Build and Scale a Remote Engineering Team

By Toptal Publications
Building and scaling engineering teams is more complicated than just hiring additional people. As teams grow, everything has to change. In the latest on-demand Toptal Webinar, our Vice President of R&D Bozhidar Batsov and Chief People Officer Michelle Labbe discuss how to build and scale best-in-class engineering teams.
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Giorgi Dalakishvili

People, Product, and Technology: A Beginner’s Guide to Engineering Management

By Giorgi Dalakishvili
What makes a successful engineering manager? Success usually depends on how managers lead their people, product, and technology. In this article, we examine what it takes to get started and progress in the engineering manager role.
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Toptal Publications

Watch Our Webinar: Leading a Distributed Engineering Team

By Toptal Publications
Toptal was an early adopter of an all-remote business model. As one of the leading remote workforces worldwide, Toptal strives to engage with other thought leaders and innovators in this space. In our latest on-demand webinar, Toptal Engineering Manager Marco Santos talks with James Bourne, Editor-in-Chief of TechForge Media, about best practices for remote engineering teams.
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Nermin Hajdarbegović

Software Engineer Performance Reviews Explained

By Nermin Hajdarbegović
Software development is a complex process, and evaluating the performance of software engineers can be too. Finding the right balance between complexity and practicality in software engineer performance reviews is vital. In this article, Toptal Engineering Blog Editor Nermin Hajdarbegovic outlines the difference between commonly used performance review models and discusses how they should be employed.
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Peter Varhol

Using the Radical Candor Framework for Effective Engineering Management

By Peter Varhol
One tool that managers can consider adding to their management skill set is a practice called Radical Candor. Radical Candor is the ability to care emotionally about the engineer as an individual and valued contributor, while also expressing honesty concerning their efforts and results achieved by those efforts.
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Fernando Martinez

Tips to Attract, Manage, and Retain Software Developers

By Fernando Martinez
What makes software developers tick? With this theme in mind, we will present some ways to retain employees that we have identified in successful software development teams.
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