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New Programmer's Survival Manual by Joshua D. Carter

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Tip 26Know Your (Corporate) Anatomy
Brown Belt[​​Brown Belt] For your first year you don’t need to know what marketing does. Once past that, it’s time to broaden your perspective.

Like people, every company will have its own personality, but they all tend to have the same basic building blocks. At a technology company, engineering tends to have a medieval view of their place in the corporate universe: “everything revolves around us.” However, it’s important to understand that engineering is just one part of the company; there are parts that are just as essential to the company’s success. “Now the body is not made up of one part but of many…If one part suffers, ...

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