Managers often do not understand the engineers â€“ and engineers do not understand what drives a manager. A typical conflict, which gets worse when we enter the world of agile development methods. Control and processes lose importance, speed and therefore “gut feelings” need more focus.
GÃ¼nter DÃ¼ck, former CTO of IBM Germany had a very interesting keynote on Excellence Culture & Humane Keeping of Techies. It is not always rhetorically absolutely brilliant but content-wise it is definitely worth an hour of your time. And after that you should reflect yourself: Are you a cat or a dog?