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The Effective Engineer

Book review - The effective engineer

Florian Sauter

9 minute read

“Time is our most finite asset, and leverage – the value we produce per unit of time – allows us to direct our time toward what matters most”. This is one of the core ideas of the book “The Effective Engineer” by Edmund Lau.

Product Roadmaps done right

Frustrated by roadmapping? Watch this!

Florian Sauter

1 minute read

I have been frustrated with creating roadmaps for a long time – until I met Bruce McCarthy at a workshop. I stumbled across a great video of his that gives a pretty nice summary of his roadmapping approach.

Andy Grove's High Output Management

Recap of the High Output Management book

Florian Sauter

9 minute read

I finally managed to pick up some long standing items from my reading list over the holidays. Here’s a few notes from Andy Grove’s “High Output Management”. My expectations were set pretty high as the book was advertised by several people to me as the ultimate management bible. However, I have to admit that I was not completely blown away – maybe that’s a good sign though, as many of the key concepts probably have just made it into common management wisdom. So…