The ‘T shaped’ engineer (traditional definition of an accomplished engineer), are those who appreciate the existence and importance of other engineering roles and technical disciplines, and are able to cross technical boundaries conceptually and in vocabulary and ways of working.
The ‘T shaped’ engineer is multidisciplinary.
Extending this ‘T’ to ‘π’ means engineers are additionally able to work effectively with all business functions, in particular innovation, marketing and sales, services, finance and procurement.
Design thinking is an important part of this – the ability to work without a roadmap, to shift lens and to empathize with the end-user.
Growth hacking is a call for defining the essential in a business or better saind in an end-user group in odrer to focus for scalling.
They’re the unicorns of specialization, with laser-focused expertise that can make your head spin. Picture them as the Jedi masters of their field, armed with lightsabers made of specialized knowledge and wielding their expertise with precision and finesse. Need someone to write a mind-bogglingly complex code?
They’ll do it with their eyes closed as they’ve gone through countless battles against bugs, glitches, and elusive algorithms, emerging victorious. They have honed their skills in a specific discipline, becoming the masters of their domain. While their expertise may be narrow, their passion and dedication know no bounds. They liveand breathe their field, their minds brimming with knowledge and their hearts pulsating with the rhythm of their chosen discipline.
Coming the composite architectured organisation (with packaged business capabilities, data fabric, private 5G and embedded AI), the growth is a deep tech problem requiring deep tech solutions. No longer a purelly managerial approch to growth is sufficient – research is key. Deep research.