TechValidate Research on Stack Overflow for Teams

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226 Customers Surveyed

1,526 Data Points Collected

44 Published TechFacts

3 Published Charts

53 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Stack Overflow for Teams Customer Review

4.5/5 Stars

How our organization uses Stack Overflow for Teams:

Would you recommend Stack Overflow for Teams?

Yes, because every dev already knows SO, so is just using it again but for private issues.

Stack Overflow for Teams Customer Research

Companies use Stack Overflow for Teams alongside other knowledge sharing and collaboration platforms

What other products is your company currently using for knowledge sharing and/or collaboration?

ChatOps (e.g., Slack or Microsoft Teams)
74%
Code repository
74%
Wiki
59%
Software development project management system
53%
Cloud drive
48%
Document management platform
34%
Homegrown tools (e.g., built internally)
20%
Intranet
18%
Other
4%

Stack Overflow for Teams Case Study

Splice Global

Introduction

This case study of sgspl is based on a November 2021 survey of Stack Overflow for Teams customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

The profiled company brought in Stack Overflow for Teams to improve their business KPIs of operational efficiency and service quality.

The other challenges they wanted to solve were:

  • Removing roadblocks or barriers
  • Creating or maintaining a continuous learning culture
  • Enabling employees to solve problems faster

Use Case

They use the free tier of Stack Overflow for Teams.

Their engineering and product teams are the main users of Stack Overflow for Teams.

The other tools they use for knowledge sharing are:

  • Wiki
  • Code repository
  • Software development project management system
  • ChatOps (e.g., Slack or Microsoft Teams)
  • Document management platform
  • Cloud drive
  • Homegrown tools (e.g., built internally)

Results

The surveyed company said the most impactful operational benefits their organization realized with Stack Overflow for Teams are:

  • Increased employee satisfaction
  • Increased developer efficacy
  • Increased quality of reviews of work contributed by team members

They said the most impactful cultural or team benefits their organization realized with Stack Overflow for Teams are:

  • Increased collaboration between and among teams
  • More knowledge is captured for the future
  • Increased productivity
  • Increased peer-to-peer support
  • Reduced burden on subject matter experts or high tenured teammates
  • Improved team technical skills
  • Individuals having more opportunities to learn
  • Individuals having more opportunities to mentor
  • Individuals having more confidence in their work
  • Increased ability to stay in the flow and complete work

Stack Overflow for Teams Customer Review

4/5 Stars

How our organization uses Stack Overflow for Teams:

Would you recommend Stack Overflow for Teams?

Yes. It’s a useful tool, and allows for questions which may relate to private and confidential information without risk of exposure to the wider Stack Exchange community.

Stack Overflow for Teams Case Study

Vetsource

Introduction

This case study of Vetsource is based on a November 2021 survey of Stack Overflow for Teams customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

The profiled company brought in Stack Overflow for Teams to improve their business KPI of operational efficiency, organizational effectiveness, and customer value.

The other challenges they wanted to solve were:

  • Creating or maintaining a continuous learning culture
  • Breaking down silos between teams
  • Enabling employees to solve problems faster
  • Capturing institutional knowledge

Use Case

They use the business tier of Stack Overflow for Teams.

Their engineering team is the main user of Stack Overflow for Teams.

The other tools they use for knowledge sharing are:

  • Cloud drive
  • Gitlab

Results

The surveyed company said the most impactful operational benefits their organization realized with Stack Overflow for Teams are:

  • Increased throughput/velocity
  • Decreased onboarding time for new employees

They said the most impactful cultural or team benefits their organization realized with Stack Overflow for Teams are:

  • Increased collaboration between and among teams
  • More knowledge is captured for the future
  • Increased productivity
  • Increased peer-to-peer support
  • Reduced burden on subject matter experts or high tenured teammates
  • Prevented knowledge loss when teammates left
  • Increased transparency of knowledge and information
  • Improved team technical skills
  • Individuals having more opportunities to learn
  • Individuals having more opportunities to mentor

Stack Overflow for Teams Customer Research

What other challenges were you looking to solve by bringing in Stack Overflow for Teams?

Enable employees to solve problems faster
87%
Create or maintain a continuous learning culture
83%
Capturing institutional knowledge
68%
Reduce the time to onboard new hires
54%
Remove roadblocks or barriers
46%
Break down silos between teams
44%
Reduce distractions
20%
Attract or retain employees
8%
Support Innersource/Open Source initiatives
6%
Other
1%


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About Stack Overflow for Teams

Stack Overflow for Teams provides just-in-time knowledge to help teams solve complex technical challenges through each stage of the development lifecycle. Because Stack Overflow’s public platform is already integral to how technologists work, Stack Overflow for Teams enables a more natural, frictionless exchange of company knowledge. It augments workflows, giving teammates easy access to persistent knowledge and cross-functional experts so they can confidently make more informed decisions and overcome roadblocks faster. The platform fosters continuous learning and growth while enabling an internal community that connects knowledge seekers and subject matter experts across departments.

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