Hello dear readers! I hope that everyone is having a lovely weekend. I am writing with two things – 2 posts I wrote that happened to go live in the same week on mobile. Designing APIs for Mobile Performance – Best Practices Marketing and Monetization Strategies for Free Apps I hope you enjoy the posts […]

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*Officially* I am going to start blogging monthly on the Communications of the ACM.  I wrote two posts recently on data mining. The first one is around crawling and collecting data. The second post is a deep dive into data mining and synthesizing product reviews to create the Decide score – a new feature on […]

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Focus on early wins (Note: This post is part of a series for new technical leaders that are joining a new company, or taking over a new organization or team; and while written for new CTOs, VPs of Engineering, or Software Managers, could be applied to other technical positions.  This is also written largely for […]

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Over the last few years since I started paying attention to SEO I have noticed many “developer guides to SEO”. Largely, these guides are written by developers and not SEO experts.  At this point, I am neither of those, but since I spent the last few years working for an SEO tools company, I managed […]

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One of the more popular posts on this blog has been the one on <a href=”http://katemats.com/2011/12/15/interview-questions-for-software-development-managers-and-leaders/”>how to interview your manager</a>.<!–mep-nl–><!–mep-nl–>And one of the questions I am often asked is how technical does a VP engineering, or software development manager need to be if they aren’t writing coding day to day?  And moreover how do you […]

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