"Being a mechanical engineer at a software company is frustrating, but interesting."
What do you like about working at Microsoft?
"Generally, technical analysis wins any argument. Uninformed biases do not play a major role in things. Performance is (mostly) respected."
What don't you like about working at Microsoft?
"Software people make lousy manufacturing process types. The supply chain system is so rigid that schedule is lost to those biases. Improperly derived information is nearly impossible to purge from the system."
What suggestions do you have for management?
"Don't let enthusiasm for a new product overpower application realities."
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