Welcome to LeadDev Bookmarked, a monthly book club for engineering leaders. We'll read a new book each month and get together for a live discussion and Q&A, hosted by Suzan Bond (Executive Coach and former COO) and featuring our guest author.
Become an Effective Software Engineering Manager - James Stanier (August 4)
Software startups make global headlines every day. As technology companies succeed and grow, so do their engineering departments. In your career, you'll may suddenly get the opportunity to lead teams: to become a manager. But this is often uncharted territory.
How can you decide whether this career move is right for you? And if you do, what do you need to learn to succeed? Where do you start? How do you know that you're doing it right? What does "it" even mean? And isn't management a dirty word? This book will share the secrets you need to know to manage engineers successfully.
Dr. James Stanier is a computer science Ph.D who made the jump from software engineer to manager and has never looked back. He is based in Brighton, UK and has built Web scale real time data processing pipelines and teams of people: both are equally challenging.
September 1: Team Topologies - Manuel Pais and Matthew Skelton
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