Forbes: How A Small Tech Team Can Have A Big Impact

How small tech companies can make the most out of their resources.

960x0Originally posted to Forbes by the Forbes Technology Council,

Not every company has the budget of Facebook or Google. So for smaller companies with limited tech resources, it’s up to department leaders to get strategic about creating impact.

When hiring more engineers isn’t an option, a company can instead choose to focus their energy on critical business needs and projects that create revenue. Below, 11 technology leaders from Forbes Technology Council offer other creative ways that companies with small tech teams can maximize their limited resources but still create value for the organization.

1. Leverage Technical Debt 

Like a mortgage, technical debt can be useful so long as you’re ready to manage it in the future. Cut corners and accept some scalability bottlenecks. Use technologies your team already knows to get off the ground fast. In some cases, even reinventing the wheel can actually help, as the price of maintaining code in the short-run may actually be lower than the time spent learning something new. – Yusuf SimonsonThe Muse 

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