TechValidate Research on Stack Overflow for Teams

Stack Overflow for Teams Case Study

Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company


This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on a November 2021 survey of Stack Overflow for Teams customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


The profiled company brought in Stack Overflow for Teams to improve their business KPI of operational efficiency.

The other challenges they wanted to solve were:

  • Creating or maintaining a continuous learning culture
  • Enabling employees to solve problems faster
  • Reducing the time to onboard new hires

Use Case

They use the basic 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:

  • Software development project management system
  • ChatOps (e.g., Slack or Microsoft Teams)
  • Homegrown tools (e.g., built internally)
  • Intranet


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

  • Soft cost savings
  • Increased employee satisfaction
  • Increased developer efficacy
  • Decreased onboarding time for new employees

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Stack Overflow for Teams by TechValidate.

TechValidate verifies the identity and organizational affiliation of all participants that contribute to published research data. When research participants so desire, we also guarantee their anonymity so that they may share information honestly and freely.

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