We recently hosted a virtual panel session “The balance between business expectations and CTOs’ software sustainability needs”, moderated by Forte Group CTO CJ Montano.
- Sherry Samuels, the Chief Technology Officer of Benchmark Analytics
- Vinay Kapoor, Sr. VP of Products at Interos
- Brian Laird, CIO formerly at Colibri Group
- Lee Barnes, Chief Quality Officer at Forte Group
The speakers discussed various challenges that CTOs face in ensuring software sustainability, such as balancing short-term and long-term goals, dealing with technical debt, and managing stakeholder expectations. They emphasized the importance of prioritizing sustainability and taking a proactive approach to managing technical debt, as well as the role of leadership in promoting a culture of sustainability and fostering collaboration between business and technical teams.
Panelists provided practical tips for CTOs to promote software sustainability, such as:
- setting clear goals and metrics,
- establishing a dedicated sustainability team,
- and investing in continuous learning and improvement.