Tech companies spend an average of 15% of their revenue on R&D. As they grow, they find the return on this large investment decreases at a fast pace. Executives and leaders of companies big and small are at a loss and seeking guidance. Author Ben-Yosef expertly walks you through the need to set goals, translate business objectives to R&D terms, and establish the organizational structures and processes to create the biggest impact. The Tech Executive Operating System is a rare book that provides useful yardsticks to measure the progress and contributions of managers, teams, and individuals in your organization.
Tech executives, first-time startup founders, managers , CEOs, and other non-technical founders of startups who want to better understand a significant part of their organization all have invaluable knowledge to gain from The Tech Executive Operating System. Ben-Yosef’s thorough research and real-world examples enhance the lessons and make your goals clear. Engineering organizations can be vastly improved by this multi-faceted approach, and the future of tech is calling for it.
What You Will Learn
• Create a toolkit for your employees to put in place a remarkable engineering team
• Discover an impact-oriented approach to goal-setting that will be especially usefully for remote employees
• Turn the R&D department from a cost center to an innovation center
Who This Book is For
Tech executives and their direct reports, first-timer startup founders, junior leaders in tech organizations, middle-managers in big enterprises, CEOs and other non-technical founders of startups who want to better understand a big part of their organization and how best to address it.
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About the Author
In his work as a consultant, Aviv has developed a special approach to aid the leadership of software organizations, coming from a technical background that allows him to talk-the-talk, yet maintain a business-impact-driven mindset. Aviv’s online writing has reached over two million readers, and his publishing includes multiple blogs, podcasts, videos, and online courses.
Table of Contents1. What Does the Company Need You For?
2. Executive Product Mastery
3. First 100 Days
4. Moving Upstream
5. Your Executive Toolset
7. Driving Change
8. R&D as the Innovation Center
9. Organizing the Organization
10. Product Mastery
Appendix: Common Tech Executive Titles and Roles