Being a CTO is a very fulfilling opportunity. It gives the possibility to shape innovative products in terms of their technology, MVPs and the overall design. Being a CTO means taking full responsibility for the company’s overall development including product management and scalability, tech stack, team growth, and management and often overseeing the next version of the product. All of this might get somewhat overwhelming, and when it does, it might be a good idea to find a partner who can take some of the problems off a CTO’s head.
Ensuring the highest IT product quality might get tricky and somewhat overwhelming pretty fast, that is why it’s very important to start thinking about it as early as possible. Building up form the top processes focusing on product quality, by testing and QA analysis as well as implementing modern methodologies will help to ensure product quality early on without overinflating the budget related to this aspect of the software development. Extraordinary software quality will lead to better cost-efficiency and above-average performance of your product.
Let’s run through an example scenario. Say a company has their first MVP on the market. It is well-received by the market and brings clients and investors on-board. The product is well-designed and it works, but it has room for improvement. The product has great potential, but V2 needs to be more polished and further development is needed to scale it up. Since the live product may already have a considerable user base, any changes implemented into the system should be done seamlessly and without downtime. The new architecture should be designed in such a way that allows the addition of new functionalities and leaves room for further development.
Central Eastern Europe (CEE) is an extremely fast-developing part of the world. Many companies have already seen the potential of the region and incorporated it into their development strategies. Both global corporations and start-up companies are bringing their assets to the region; over 2,000 Shared Service Centers (SSCs) are open in the region. These SSCs employ 640,000 people, many of whom are highly qualified engineers who bring innovative product development strategies to the region.