I’ve been doing this for a while… There has never been a more loaded phrase in the dev world. Sure, it means that I have experience. It also means that I am old.
When James Carville told President Bill Clinton’s successful 1992 presidential campaign team: “It’s the Economy Stupid” he left little doubt about what mattered most. These days what matters most is the data. Sure Google is made up of talented engineers, solid leadership, great code, etc. What is it however, without its ( your ) data?