Leading software teams with context (visibility)
In this talk, James will ground discussion on obtaining and measuring data that matters to give you visibility into your teams.
A lean DevOps approach to learning & development
In this talk Sorrel will explain the rationale behind our approach to L&D and show you how it is operated in practice.
Decision making in black box scenarios
In this talk, Boyan will go through common black box scenarios and provide advice on how to deal with them.
Do you really need a platform team?
In this talk, George discusses the right time to build a platform team to then explore a team's organisational structure to be able to support this team and what type of engineers you will need to do this.
Leading as an introvert
This talk is the story of a leadership discovery from the perspective of an introverted woman of color.
Shopify's remote working toolbox
This talk presents Shopify's remote working toolbox, which is a collection of learnings, best practices and ideas for other leaders that are wishing to work and attract talent globally, but must fundamentally shift their culture to do so.
Debugging debugging; why we must approach debugging differently
In this talk, Elinor will delve into the reasons why debugging techniques are broken.
Feature flag use cases you haven't heard about yet
Come learn how you can leverage feature flags to help remove dead code, test the parity of new code, evaluate the cost of a new technology, and more.
On call does not have to suck
In this talk, Charity discusses the idea that being on call is a burden when in fact being on call can be a great time to unleash your curiosity, learn new skills, and develop/refine your technical judgment.
Integrating an expert solo developer into a development team
Theresa Robinson discusses best practices for how to ensure integrating a solo developer is successful and results in a cohesive, high-performing team.
Silly baboons, stubborn elephants: navigating culture differences across R&D groups
In this talk, Rina breaks down why and how our attitudes differ to create alignment and achieve the team's common goals.
Developer productivity 2.0
In this session, Gergely will walk through a survey on how various engineering teams work, and what approaches they have found productive. You'll walk away with insights to what developer productivity means, and approaches and tools that you can experiment with.
Setting goals as a senior individual contributor
In this talk, you’ll learn how to define your development journey as a senior individual contributor, figuring out what you should be working on, how to set your goals, and how to you define your backlog of work.
Explaining distributed systems like I'm five
In this talk, Michele will look at many easy examples of how a distributed architecture could virtually scale infinitely, always explaining this... like he is five!
Fight back against imposter syndrome
f you’ve ever had a little voice telling you “no, let it go, the others know more” or “you won’t be able to do that, don’t even try”, this talk is for you.
Lessons learned from refactors and rearchitectures
This talk will walk you through the best -and worst- practices Josh has seen over the years from both successful and unsuccessful efforts in development velocity.
The role of data in green software engineering
In this talk, Simon will go into detail about the planning of infrastructure and systems in both backend and frontend to reduce the environmental impact.
Tips for part-time project managers
In this talk, John will walk you through his tips and tools to manage projects and people successfully and effectively.
Leading software teams with systems thinking
This presentation will cut through the noise and bring a practical perspective to it. It will use systems thinking to present a holistic approach to leading a successful team.
The making of a manager's manager
You will leave this talk with an increased understanding of what managing managers entails and tools to help you navigate such a transition successfully.
Stop! Strategy time!
You'll walk away with practical tips that you can start implementing tomorrow to help you become a more strategic leader and, consequently, more effective and successful in your role.
Technical documentation - how can I write them better and why should I care?
In this talk, Hila will show you a structured way to write a technical doc, without being a technical writer - So everyone can do it to their best ability.
Scaling engineering organizations
In this talk, Sangeeta will cover the dimensions of scale in an Engineering Organization and how to lead through it to create success.
The database trends that are transforming your database infrastructure forever
Let’s talk about the trends in open source software and tell you what you need to know about how to manage the new multi-verse of data.
Transitioning from synchronous to asynchronous (and somewhere between)
Michael will talk you through the reasons why he feels asynchronous (and sometimes synchronous) working is so beneficial, and how the culture of the team helped inspire other teams.
Tackling the toppling tech talent pyramid: a radical challenge to building diverse teams
In this talk, Richard will share insights, data and tips from his experiences in tech talent development within underserved communities.
Bridging the Dev-Sec divide: Three tips for agile developers
In this session, Luisa will show you three proven steps that you can apply in your own teams to not only build from scratch but also grow a DevSec culture in your tech organization.
Leading through turbulence
Ritesh's talk aims to speak to leaders in the industry and appeal to them to be calm, empathetic and empower their teams during these times by sharing some key points from my own experiences.