when the boss tells us to deprioritize fixing tech debt "so we can ship more product features"
@lavender Whyyyy do inept managers continue to build their own Tower of Babel when we all know how that story ends?
@lavender https://landing.google.com/sre/sre-book/chapters/eliminating-toil/ section "Calculating toil"
@lavender Jeezus, I need to print this out and plaster it throughout the office where I work.
@lavender I thought windows was just getting more aggressive about the updates.
@lavender I need to put this in our control room.
@lavender I worked for a place that enshrined “we run at a deliberately high tech-debt level”, and that’s why I left.
@lavender Image description:
Warning sign (oragne and black warning label at top) which reads 'IF YOU DON'T SCHEDULE TIME FOR MAINTENANCE, YOUR EQUIPMENT WILL SCHEDULE IT FOR YOU.'
@lavender do you work for microsoft?
@lavender god damn i've had jobs where i fuckn wish this sign was covering all the walls
@lavender Love that warning sign !!
My whole life struggle, summed up in one post.
@lavender good joke... and so freakin true!
@lavender I imagined this in the voice of the soldier from mass effect talking to recruits about the big-ass missile thing
@lavender "equipment" -> "systems" in general.
@lavender So true !
@lavender that's a good one
@lavender Ack, I recently went back to my old workplace for the first time in 20 years and almost broke out in hives. The boss there was always about "SHIP IT!" And I was the testing manager, who was always about "NOT YET!" Guess who always won. Ack.
@lavender I need this sign
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