This page contains posts by Jayme related to the culture at software companies and how people work together to produce winning products. People are harder to control than technology, and putting everyone under tight chains of process actually inhibits their creativity and problem solving.
The culture on a team, or at a company, can encompass a variety of aspects. The history of the company, successes and setbacks, and the attitudes and values of the staff will impact how you need to communicate to inspire.
In the 20+ years I’ve produced software, no other skill has proven more valuable to my career than the ability to influence culture and relationships. It literally can transform you from an “independent contributor” to a “leader” in the eyes of your superiors and colleagues.