Building an Effective Tech Strategy

Developing a compelling Technical Strategy doesn’t have to be this dreadful task that you keep putting off. It can actually be fun and you can do it a lot faster than you thought. Join Hector in this session to learn how to move quickly through the steps of building a strategy and come out with an actual strategy that you can share with your team and start executing on.

Level : 
All levels
Starting on Nov 22
Format : 
3 live workshops (2 hours each) with recordings

Hector Zarate

Hector has over 10 years of experience in the Tech Industry and has spent the last 5 years managing large Engineering teams and is currently a Senior Engineering Manager at Spotify leading teams behind some of Spotify’s most popular features like Spotify Wrapped. He is passionate about Tech leadership and strives to accomplish 3 things:

  • Deliver business impact 💸
  • Provide the best customer service to the managers reporting to him ⭐️
  • Do tech strategically and at a standard that enables long-term speed 🚀

What you'll learn

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Module 1: Can you say what your strategy is?

You can articulate the why/how/what of the business strategy of your team.

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Module 2: Innovation

You will make an inventory of the most important technologies your company relies on, their maturity and awareness of the next generation technologies.

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Module 3: Portfolio Management

You will make make an inventory of the systems and features that your team owns, and chart their current and future importance.

This course is for:

Tech Leads, Engineering Managers (at all levels) and Staff Engineers

What you will be able to do after this course:

Attendants will learn to:

  • Use a simple model to identify a good strategy and describe their own.
  • Identify the lifecycle of innovation and how to analyze their own innovation lifecycles.
  • Chart a portfolio of their own innovation investments.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are all sessions live?

Yes, all sessions during the cohort will be live with the instructor. However, we will record each session and make them available for everyone in the cohort.

What is the time commitment?

Our courses typically have 2-4 modules, with each module lasting for approximately 2h per week which you can block out on your calendar during your work day. You also get some take home projects that you can complete at your own pace.

Do I earn a certificate for this course?

Of course! Once you’ve completed the course modules, you will get a certificate of completion that you can showcase to the world.

Can I expense this course?

Yes. Most of our cohort participants have expensed this course through their Learning & Development budget, similar to how you expense conferences. You can use this email template to request expense approval from your manager.

Do you offer discounts for students?

Yes. Email us at and we'll be happy to give you a discount.

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