Two Years at Amazon

5 things I have learned that make Amazon tick

Every company you join comes with its own culture and language. The longer a company has been around and the bigger it gets, the more embedded the culture becomes to the company and its employees. You begin to adopt the customs and language as your own.

I had never heard the phrase “dogs not barking” prior to joining AWS. It means to keep a watch for things that could be potential problems later. Maybe you are familiar with the phrase, but having lived in the startup world for the past decade…



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