Evaluating Technical Managers

Abdul Fattah Popoola provides a framework for evaluating technical managers across five dimensions1:

  • Execution (results)
  • People Management (retention)
  • Team Development (growth)
  • Strategic Vision
  • Organizational Influence

These attributes can be tracked and scored using the following spreadsheet Managerial Qualities Tracking Spreadsheet (g sheets) or  excel version and eventually used in a performance review.


Popoola, A. Evaluating managers: 5 heuristics to measure managerial impact. at https://abdulapopoola.com/2023/01/09/evaluating-managers-5-heuristics-to-measure-managerial-impact/ (2023).

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