CTO Connection Podcast

Short Byte: Adam Sypniewski - Going against the flow

August 26, 2021 Peter Bell
CTO Connection Podcast
Short Byte: Adam Sypniewski - Going against the flow
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CTO Connection Podcast
Short Byte: Adam Sypniewski - Going against the flow
Aug 26, 2021
Peter Bell

One of the biggest risks for an engineering org is the “Not Invented Here” syndrome where the tech team wants to rethink every decision and rebuild every piece of tech from scratch. But sometimes it makes sense to take a different path if the constraints you’re optimizing for are uncommon.

In this episode I chat with Adam Sypniewski, CTO at Deepgram about some of the non-obvious choices that their team has made - from programming languages and hosting to team composition and how to approach build vs buy decisions.

Show Notes

One of the biggest risks for an engineering org is the “Not Invented Here” syndrome where the tech team wants to rethink every decision and rebuild every piece of tech from scratch. But sometimes it makes sense to take a different path if the constraints you’re optimizing for are uncommon.

In this episode I chat with Adam Sypniewski, CTO at Deepgram about some of the non-obvious choices that their team has made - from programming languages and hosting to team composition and how to approach build vs buy decisions.