Autonomy tends to be praised and required across tech organizations. This is what makes you fast and agile. This is what fits your culture. You did not join this fast growing company to be constrained by the tech & tools. Right?
Whilst initially this works very well, we tend to overlook the longer term impact of doing whatever we like. There are many stories across the industry making the same mistakes, and regretting this later as its scaling becomes very painful and cognitive load is high. Is there a better way?
This is a story why Picnic favours boring tech with consolidated tech stacks to actually move very, very fast.