As a tech leader, how do you divide your time in a given day/week?

Top Answer : As a tech leader, my day is divided up 3 ways, I spend my time on strategic initiatives/planning, daily operations, and team building. 

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Green USB Stick
IT, Educational Services
As a tech leader, my day is divided up 3 ways, I spend my time on strategic initiatives/planning, daily operations, and team building. 
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Green Processor
IT
As tech leader of a small startup i spend most of my day coding. A couple of days a week every two weeks i do the job of a scrum master, creating issues with the product team, grooming the board and cleaning up old ones. I do bug fixing on an old(soon to be deprecated) platform while the rest of the team focuses on the new product.
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Blue Hard Drive
IT, Government
I spend my time researching, reviewing new technology and analyzing security issues and vulnerabilities. I am constantly assessing risks and how best to addressing them by recommending mitigating controls.
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Pink Terminal
IT, Construction
I keep all important strategic leadership meetings, brainstorming and decision making in the morning and try not to be involve with IT operational in order not to miss the big picture and keep emails , signing papers, meeting suppliers, status meeting in the afternoon
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Blue Cloud
IT, Professional Services
Honestly, I feel what I'm drowning in routine. I almost don't have enough resources to think about strategy and innovations. I have to change something in my work.
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Blue USB Stick
IT, Arts, Entertainment and Recreation
My day begins with updates to key projects underway around the globe with coordinated teleconferences. Then we move into people matters and in some instances conflict resolution in high priority areas. And finally I spend time on strategic initiatives with the business including C-suite executives. Once per month we do a deep dive into budget management and control and once per quarter we analyze key governance risk and compliance (GRC) issues.
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Black USB Stick
IT, Software
Per day I try and work on specific tasks at different times during the days, it makes a big difference for me. I am more creative later in the afternoon, evening, but less in the morning so i try and book most of my admin work in the am first thing when I get in.  AM -Reviewing Data, other info -Researching -Reports -Returning calls, scheduling meetings, replying to email. PM  -Problem solving  -Process/Continuous improvements -Strategy  -Planning
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Orange Cloud
Product Management
As a product manager, I work closely with various industry product vendor, manage my teams, manage customer expectations , review the progress of user stories, issues and bottlenecks encountered, manage financial planning for resources, sometimes interview folks for team, keep looking for leaders to have them Join the team etc, travel to meet CxOs to understand their business problems and offer solution or idea on the spot, while managing a toddler at home and a working wife. The work does not stop. Sometimes it is about prioritization and bringing focus. Meditation and walking helps(have started to take calls with a walk after lunch and dinner). I wish I had time for proper workout, but may be some day.
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Orange Cloud
Product Management
Would hiring a new person or elevating an existing person who has this potential benefit?
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Pink USB Stick
Engineering, Software
As a CTO of a small Startup, my week is basically 20% planning with other partners, 20% planning with clients, 20% planning with the team and 40% coding.
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