Observations on Consequences of Short-term Thinking in Technology Organizations
Issue no. 006 - Why do we continue to force engineering teams to make short-term bets when often long-term goals are more strategically important and better?
Short-term wins are always preferred over long-term because they are certain and make money now.
Many internal and external factors contribute to this short-term thinking.
Opportunity cost such as technical debt is always acceptable for short-term wins.
Long-term plans require massive investment, patience, and commitment which many organizations and…
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