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How Software Engineers Succeed by Selecting Tech That Sucks the Least

Published by Matt Stine

Your technology organization cannot afford unlimited innovation. Dan McKinley coined the term innovation token to model this concept. Every organization gets a fixed supply of approximately three innovation tokens, and it can spend them on anything. As your organization grows in maturity, you might earn a few more tokens. But for the foreseeable future, the supply is fixed. How does this work in practice? Well, let’s start spending tokens: Let’s choose Elixr for our backend services.