Plato is the world’s largest mentorship platform, with a community of 1,000+ senior engineering leaders providing mentorship to engineering managers and product managers. The talent growth platform from Plato enables tech companies to retain their engineering and product teams by making them 10% better leaders, year over year.
Lohika partnered with Plato to understand the state of engineering leadership in 2021. The project involved 500+ survey responses, 50+ 1:1 interviews with senior engineering leaders and 200+ hours of research and analysis. In the course of our research, we uncovered the top challenges facing engineering leaders.
I’m thrilled to announce that the research is now available. Register for your free copy of the 40-page report:
The report features insights from engineering leaders at SurveyMonkey, Slack, Netflix, Coupa, Nvidia, Microsoft, Workday, Hopin, PayPal and other leading companies. The research followed a four-phase process:
Our 500+ survey respondents came from a range of engineering roles:
The top five challenges facing engineering leaders in 2021:
In addition to uncovering challenges, our report details how engineering leaders are addressing these top challenges. Download a copy of the report to discover the top challenges faced by your peers and how they’re solving them.
Here’s a look at the top five challenges facing engineering leaders in 2021.