Why Meetings with Engineers Never Seem to Go Anywhere

Engineers are a staple in any technology company—in fact, among tech startups, engineers are usually the heroes of the company (hence why they’re often saddled with distractingly juvenile pseudo-titles like “ninja,” “rockstar,” and “guru”).

But what if an engineer can’t stop thinking like an engineer? In a recent Dilbert comic, author Adam Scott perfectly captures how engineers—often the essence of productivity—could completely and hilariously derail a meeting, despite attempting to follow a rule of simplicity.


Comic: Dilbert