Empowered Engineering From the Dog People

Empowered Engineering From the Dog People
Recording: Empowered Engineering From the Dog People, Mar 12, 2018


Philip Kimmey


Scott Porad


How do you become a leading online marketplace, a business heavily reliant on data, without a centralized business intelligence unit? Rover has become a leader in the sharing economy by fostering an engineering culture that empowers employees to seek out data that help them make informed, autonomous decisions. Without gatekeepers micro-managing access, everyone is responsible for pulling their own data and are given only limited guardrails. engineering as well as product teams are accountable for delivering outcomes with only limited guardrails. Learn how we built our company around the idea of “Empowered Engineering” and maintained a high-quality codebase, a stable site, minimal employee turnover and maximum life satisfaction.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Dual
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate