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engineeringThe $10m engineering problemCalvin French-Owen on Oct 17th 2019When evaluating the value of any business, one of the most important factors is the cost of goods sold (or COGS). For every dollar that a…Read more

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Hasnain says:

This was a great read covering how focus engineering projects to optimize business metrics (cost reduction). Goes from the top down, from goal setting to measurement to execution (lots of technical engineering data!).

I also really appreciate the attention towards making things measurable and repeatable so they don’t just regress right after. That avoids the “death by a thousand paper cuts” problem of inefficiencies and costs coming just due to technical debt.

“Instead of creating a one-time fix, we’ve now put the systems and monitoring in place to repeatedly forecast the areas of biggest spend and help save our pipeline in the future.”

Posted on 2019-10-20T04:15:13+0000