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Episode 44: Geordie Henderson on Implementing Organizational Design and Innovation to Scale High-Performing Teams Mik + One: The Official Project to Product Podcast by Dr. Mik Kersten

    • Management

Joining Mik in this episode of Mik + One is Geordie Henderson, General Manager of AWS Messaging and Streaming at Amazon Web Services, and previously the VP of Engineering at Hootsuite.

In this episode, Mik and Geordie share insights into organizational design and innovation to build, integrate and lead successful software organizations, as well as other key topics including:

An overview of Geordie’s experience in scaling high-performing teams at Amazon Web Services and Hootsuite, and advice to leaders on the missteps to avoid
Implementing the correct team structures and dynamics when optimizing flow for business outcomes
How to successfully approach creating microservices teams and managing product needs
The concept of Single Threader Owners (STOs) and the role of product and engineering leadership when organizing around products vs. technology
Input versus output metrics and the importance of having set goals when evolving team structure
Advice to leaders on creating the dynamic and structure required for driving innovation within the organization

Subscribe to the Mik + One podcast today so you never miss an episode and don’t forget to leave your review.

Follow Mik on Twitter: @mik_kersten #MikPlusOne
www.tasktop.com

For more information about Geordie Henderson and to view the full list of resources mentioned in this episode, as well as download the transcript, visit: https://projecttoproduct.org/podcast/geordie-henderson/

Joining Mik in this episode of Mik + One is Geordie Henderson, General Manager of AWS Messaging and Streaming at Amazon Web Services, and previously the VP of Engineering at Hootsuite.

In this episode, Mik and Geordie share insights into organizational design and innovation to build, integrate and lead successful software organizations, as well as other key topics including:

An overview of Geordie’s experience in scaling high-performing teams at Amazon Web Services and Hootsuite, and advice to leaders on the missteps to avoid
Implementing the correct team structures and dynamics when optimizing flow for business outcomes
How to successfully approach creating microservices teams and managing product needs
The concept of Single Threader Owners (STOs) and the role of product and engineering leadership when organizing around products vs. technology
Input versus output metrics and the importance of having set goals when evolving team structure
Advice to leaders on creating the dynamic and structure required for driving innovation within the organization

Subscribe to the Mik + One podcast today so you never miss an episode and don’t forget to leave your review.

Follow Mik on Twitter: @mik_kersten #MikPlusOne
www.tasktop.com

For more information about Geordie Henderson and to view the full list of resources mentioned in this episode, as well as download the transcript, visit: https://projecttoproduct.org/podcast/geordie-henderson/

51 min