TechValidate Research on Stack Overflow for Teams

Stack Overflow for Teams Case Study

Large Enterprise Retail Company


This case study of a large enterprise retail company is based on a November 2022 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.

“Stack Overflow for Teams helps us onboard new developers and technologists faster.”

“Because Stack Overflow for Teams saves us time sharing knowledge, our organization develops more innovative solutions.”

“It is very easy to set up and manage. It is very usable and easy to deploy in teams.”


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Stack Overflow for Teams:

  • The challenge they were looking to solve with Stack Overflow for Teams was:
    • Share knowledge and information across the organization
    • Capture and preserve institutional knowledge
    • Enable employees to solve problems faster

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Stack Overflow for Teams that the surveyed company uses:

  • The Organization that uses Stack Overflow for Teams:
  • What they use or knowledge sharing and/or collaboration:
    • Code repository (e.g., Github)
    • ChatOps (e.g., Slack, Microsoft Teams, Discord)


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Stack Overflow for Teams:

    • Culture of knowledge sharing: Impactful
    • Transparency and accessibility of knowledge and information: Impactful
    • More knowledge captured for the future: Impactful
    • Reduced knowledge loss when teammates left: Somewhat impactful
    • Increased productivity: Impactful
    • Reduced distractions and burden on subject matter experts or tenured teammates: Impactful
    • Increased collaboration between SMEs and across teams: No impact (N/A)
    • Improved team technical skills: Impactful

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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