Techpoint Charlie

Episode 15: What is Product-minded Engineering? What are product-minded developers?



Daniel Rüdiger Senior Product Manager at Delivery Hero, Alaa Sarhan Fullstack Engineer at Doodle (yes yes! the doodle you send your friends when you are trying to arrange a movie night at your place) and Raz Shuty Director Of Engineering at Delivery Hero are having an episode without Yael and Noa, and trying to figure out, what is product-driven development? What is this new trend called Product-Developers?We mentioned in this episodeWhat is product-driven development?The development team is involved in finding the best solutions to solve business problems instead of just implementing themDetached from “What” by Product and “How” by TechValue outcome over outputOpposite: Feature Factory(?)What are Product Developers?If you Google Product Developer you get mostly non-software development related resultsWhy product-driven development?ProsHave many (smart) people solve a problem instead of just one/fewMost people more motivated by being involved in “what” is being builtConsHighly specialized people “waste” time