Starbucks' Problem

Starbucks eUEK81
Sep 13, 2017 13 Comments

Too much money in app development and store info and not enough money keeping the talent that is leaving the SSC. Starbucks is stuck in a rut and the only way out is to unload long term partners... And stop spending money on internal solutions when there are companies that already produce what has taken too long to build in house i.e. Conference room systems. Starbucks can't support their own weight.


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    • GE On🔥
      🤦‍♂️Go ahead and vent out your company problems and see if any fucking thing changes with your company 🤣🤣🤣
      Sep 13, 2017
    • Microsoft yMcg47
      Nobody comes here to whine actually expects anything to change because of it
      Sep 13, 2017
    • Airbnb airtime
      At a previous company, our execs used to actually answer questions from blind and take stuff their as real feedback to change things..
      Sep 14, 2017
    • Microsoft / Mgmt FuGU81
      Which company was that?
      Sep 14, 2017
    • Airbnb airtime
      I rather not say :)
      Sep 14, 2017
  • GoDaddy dinosauss
    One of the better apps for sure
    Sep 14, 2017 0
  • WRKSHP / Eng ⛈️
    I like the app tbh. It works well most of the time
    Sep 14, 2017 0
  • Starbucks / Eng Moomba
    The problem isn't the money, it's the sprawl.
    There's a huge amount of tech people at Starbucks and management doesn't encourage engineers to be evangelistic about their work.
    Theres also a lack of technical vision spanning the various teams.
    Sep 13, 2017 2
    • Boeing 20
      You guys need to focus on coffee not tech.
      Sep 14, 2017
    • Starbucks / Eng Moomba
      The stupefying amount of money being made seems to indicate that the coffee is "good enough".
      Sep 14, 2017
  • Starbucks / IT

    Starbucks IT

    Starbucks in general is struggling to understand their own incompetence. The tech organization leadership is in a god pod and while they have no idea what the tech is their people are implementing they are willing to fund it in the guise of external contractors doing the actual work. Culture eats strategy for breakfast
    Apr 28 0