Interviewed by dev-to-manager

The interview is at https://devtomanager.com/interviews/swaroop-c-h/ I talk about my recent transition from developer to manager in this written interview. An excerpt: What do you tell developers who are considering making the switch or new to the role? Do not do this if you are not ready to focus on people! There is a difference between tech lead and … Continue reading Interviewed by dev-to-manager

Engineering Management : Lessons learned in first year

It's winter season and am getting close to a year of full-time engineering management. So, I'm listening to some jazz house music and reflecting on what I have learned. While I have done tech lead roles before, this is the first role I’ve been doing people management full time, i.e. not doing the tech myself. Why … Continue reading Engineering Management : Lessons learned in first year