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Scaling Intuit with Alex Balazs

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Scaling Intuit with Alex Balazs

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Alex Balazs is the Intuit Chief Architect and has been working at the company for almost twenty years. Intuit’s products include QuickBooks, TurboTax, and Mint. These applications are used to file taxes, manage business invoices, conduct personal accounting, and other critical aspects of a user’s financial life. Because the applications are managing money for users, The post Scaling Intuit with Alex Balazs appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.

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