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t.alex
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Re: Funny management
t.alex   4/17/2014 10:00:23 AM
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_hm, this is typical of a few companies I  have seen. Engineers seek for better places and of course the products failed.

Wale Bakare
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Wale Bakare   4/14/2014 7:30:26 AM
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I agree with your points - quiet often the pressure process is like bottom-up or top-down. The demand from consumers make situation tough on engineers at times. So also, on the side of management beating the time to market is always on simply because of competitors.

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Wale Bakare   4/14/2014 7:06:14 AM
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The bulk of commendation and/or condemnation still on the management. That's more reason why you got them putting pressure on the engineers to produce results as quickly as possible.

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Funny management
_hm   4/12/2014 8:54:55 AM
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If projects gets delyed, blame it on embedded engineer - first hardware and to some extent firmware.

However, if gets completed on or before time - all credit goes to management. They get bonus and promotions! What do you call it?

t.alex
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t.alex   4/11/2014 7:04:48 PM
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Lots of factors that can affect the project dramatically: the management, the customers, the marketing people and many others. We have to accept the  fact the it is always a moving target. 

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SP   4/9/2014 1:52:24 PM
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It is the engineers who gets affected if the projected has to be completed before deadline, you got to work round the clock, I know many of my friends they hardly come home when a critical bug comes in.  Work life balance has become only a bookish thing.

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prabhakar_deosthali   4/9/2014 7:52:11 AM
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Many a embeeded Design projects are started in the hope of beating the competition. IF the project gets delayed either because of the budget or insufficient team members then it looses its market value and hence ahs to be scrapped.

Completing the project ahead of the competition is the most importnat thing to get the returns otherwise the team morale also gets affected.

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Moving target
_hm   4/8/2014 6:50:11 PM
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And product specifications are always moving target. It never gets finalized. And finally blame comes to embedded or other engineer. Not fair.

 

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SP   4/8/2014 2:12:32 PM
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The companies are not hiring even when many engineers resign and as a result the whole load and deadline pressure gets distributed among the existing team and that definitely will lead to schedule slippage.

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Abstract data?
_hm   4/5/2014 3:28:47 PM
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Completed or not-completed - how do you define it? It is very subjective depending on plethora of points.

Tested or not tested, what kind QA level? It also depends on reuse of old code, reuse of old hardware or not. And most important is time - how to define start and stop time?

 

 



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