TECHNICAL LEADERS

The inspiration and resources to bridge the gap between technology and business

85% of your financial success is due to your personality and ability to communicate, negotiate and lead.

Shockingly, only 15% is due to technical knowledge.

~Carnegie Institute of Technology

What is it?

Our goal is to enable high potential professionals who come from a technology background with inspiration and resources to succeed in business leadership.

Technical specialists are sometimes ill prepared for how to transition into business management or leadership role.   TechnicalLeaders is an online resource that helps you in your journey to becoming business leader as an entrepreneur in your own business or as an “intrepreneur” for your company.

TechnicalLeaders is designed for software developers, IT specialists, project managers, business analysts, software product managers, system architects, team leaders and departmental managers who are facing new responsibilities.

The Ultimate “How To” Resource

IT FOR NON IT PROFESSIONALS

These resources provide an overview of IT for professionals who do not have a formal IT background. Learn how to influence and lead your companies IT organisation towards positive business outcomes.  The resources are prepared specifically for non IT disciplines and cover essential technical topics ranging from defining software requirements to managing outsourced IT service providers.

BUSINESS LEADERSHIP FOR TECHNICAL SPECIALISTS

These resources are designed to help technical specialists develop the skills to make the transition to business leadership.  The move from a specialist role into a business analysis role, team leadership, project management or functional management can require a new set of skills and capabilities for which technical specialists are often not well prepared.

SOFTWARE PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

These resources are intended to help product managers with a framework to bring new software products to market.  The framework covers product strategy, product portfolios, life-cycle management, projects, marketing, support and much more.  The resources are also designed to assist with developing the business model and ensuring sustainable, profitable growth.

LATEST ONLINE TRAINING CONTENT

For business analysts, consultants and technical specialists

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How to do a business needs assessment

Learn how to identify the right solution by performing a business needs assessment.

How to develop a business case

Learn powerful techniques for developing a business case for a new opportunity or solution.

Advanced problem solving techniques

Learn powerful problem solving techniques necessary when developing viable solutions within a business.

[a] Perspectives

Helping software product managers and entrepreneurs leverage their ideas to create a profitable product business, the easy way.