This article makes the case for a new role in software development teams referred to as a "technical lead".
|Article title||Technical Leadership for Agile Teams|
|Author||Ben Linders interviewing Patrick Kua|
|Focus||Strategies for More Effective Teams|
This article makes the case for a new role of "technical lead" in software development teams. The technical lead's primary role is to identify and manage technical risk while establishing and leading the team towards a technical vision. The technical lead role is appropriate for both agile and non-agile teams. The article goes on to discuss some of the skills needed by technical leads.