What Silicon Valley "Gets" about Software Engineers that Traditional Companies Do Not

I've worked at various tech companies: from "traditional" shops and consultancies, through an investment bank, to high-growth tech firms. I've also talked with software engineers working at startups, banking, automotive, big tech, and more "traditional" companies. This mix had a healthy sample of Si...

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Hasnain says:

This is a pretty good read on engineering practices within and across companies - though it could do without the constant put downs of factory work.

“The expectation from developers at traditional companies is to complete assigned work. At SV-like companies, it's to solve problems that the business has. This is a huge difference. It impacts the day-to-day life of any engineer.”

Posted on 2021-01-10T22:35:40+0000