8 Pillars of an Engineering Culture

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Building an Engineering Culture

You may have all the right processes and systems in place. But you’re still nowhere when you can’t find and keep the right people. People that use these systems and processes to create value. This is not just about finding the right people. It’s about creating an epic workplace, where people love doing their job.

We discovered early on that this requires attention to your culture and to the way you organize things. 

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Empowerment and Trust

At Xebia, we are firm believers in the power of mutual trust and empowerment. This makes us keen to promote a secure-base working atmosphere, where people can make mistakes and can experiment. Providing a ping pong table and a good lunch is not enough anymore to keep good people with you (if it ever was).

And in the way we organize things, we are constantly on the lookout for new ways to make it easier for people to do their jobs, making sure that all our organization processes are in service of people, instead of vice versa.

  • We invest in mutual trust and empowerment and show the people we work with how they can do the same
  • We don’t ask people to correct their mistakes but ask them to learn from them.
  • We always make sure that we make epic shit. Together.
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eBook Build your unique engineering culture

A thriving engineering culture is vital for any company that wants to be a digital leader. However, it is not an off-the-shelf product you can buy. Building an engineering culture requires sustained effort, a willingness to learn, and a commitment to continuous improvement. And that’s where our eight pillars come in. Instead of rushing through them, use them to address (and resolve) the key bottlenecks in your organization one pillar at a time and create the foundation for long-term success.

Are you ready to turn your company’s unlimited curiosity and ambition into unlimited potential? Start building your unique engineering culture now!