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  1. Jan 2022
    1. When a product manager trusts that the engineers on the team have the interest of the product at heart, they also trust the engineer’s judgment when adding technical tasks to the backlog and prioritizing them. This enables the balanced mix of feature and technical work that we’re aiming for.

      Why is it so common for engineering teams to be mistrusted by other parts of the business?

      Part of that is definitely on engineers: chasing the new shiny, over-engineering, etc.

      That seems unlikely to account for all of it, though.

  2. Oct 2021
    1. I didn't have to think too much of what’s good for the company - I usually assumed that whatever I’m doing is what the business needs.

      It may even be a sign that management is doing well.

  3. Nov 2018
  4. Nov 2016
  5. Sep 2014