Building a Culture of Innovation at Saks Fifth Avenue

Building a Culture of Innovation at Saks Fifth Avenue

June 01, 2015

Business

Larry Glenn, VP Platform and System Development at HBC Digital

Endless meetings. Not having enough time to do anything new or interesting. Underpowered laptops and outdated tools. Outside of tech startups, this is what development groups often deal with. At Saks Fifth Avenue/HBC Digital, we’ve spent the last 8 years trying to improve the developer experience so our employees can spend time learning, work 40 hours a week, enjoy what they do, and still give the business what it needs. This talk will cover how we did that within a typical corporate culture by building structures that make life easier, finding developers the time they need, and giving them the tools they want.


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