Practical additive hiring for any team
This talk will cover additive hiring practices and tips at all size companies from hiring the first engineer at a startup to finding a great staff+ engineer at a big tech company.
Becoming a manager somewhere else
In this talk, Jennifer will go through what it's like to be a first-time manager and share advice that was shared with her before her own transition into management.
No more heroes: User experience design for incident response
In this talk, Plum discusses the "user experience design" of incident response processes that allow them to grow alongside a rapidly expanding team and technical landscape.
Be a better partner to product management
Whether you are a senior IC working more closely with your PM, a TL trying to figure out your role, or higher up in leadership looking to recalibrate, this talk is for anyone who works closely with a product leader.
Navigating parental leave as a senior engineering leader
In this talk, Iccha covers what she did to prepare before her parental leave, from the perspective of business, and how to keep an org functioning healthy while you are out.
Making personal development matter
In this talk, Jack and Neel explore techniques in a personal development context, and how you can use them to create a purposeful and coordinated personal development strategy.
Trends in Cloud-Native Performance & Efficiency
In this talk, Melanie discusses the significant innovation in Cloud technologies from the processors at the bottom of the stack all the way up through the software at the top of the stack.
You Can Write Devastatingly Effective Docs
In this talk, Andrew discusses how a tech lead can edit their team's product spec by learning about the key components of the SCQA framework.
Influencing organizational change without hurting your day job: a playbook
By the end of this talk, you’ll be able to form a plan to influence change beyond the scope of your team, leading to better outcomes for yourself and your peers.
Building effective engineering teams; lessons from 10 years at Google
In this talk, Addy shares the insights that help grow people into effective individual engineers.
There’s no “I” in learning from incidents.
In this talk, Vanessa walks you through the different stages of a Post-Incident Process and explains how to get folks from different parts of your org involved.
Stop! Strategy time!
In this talk, Lena Reinhard shares a practical, highly applicable framework that everyone can use to become a more strategic leader. Start these concrete daily, weekly, and quarterly actions to elevate your role and think, operate, and lead more strategically.
Organizational Change Through The Power Of Why - DevSecOps Enablement
In this talk you will learn how to communicate and educate your teams on security approaches and best practices.
Getting to know you, Getting to know all about you: A highlight reel of team fun
In this talk, Allison gives tips on how to sprinkle in weekly magic to your team in order to help make work more enjoyable and encourage getting to know the smart, kind, fun people you work with.
Towards global and human-centered explanations for machine learning models
In this talk, Carla presents the existing literature and contributions already done in the field of XAI, including a prospect toward what is yet to be reached.
Rise of the platform (Team)
In this talk, you're going to learn what a platform team is, what they do, and why your business needs one.
How a year in engineering leadership has made me a better individual contributor
In this talk, Kristen discusses the specific ways in which leadership has accelerated by growth, impact and efficiency as an individual contributor.
Debugging engineering velocity and leading high-performing teams
This talk will give you a playbook to analyze and work on your team’s engineering velocity— and ultimately, to create an environment where people work together at their highest potential.
Understanding Time Systems Creates Successful Engineering Teams
This talk will explain how different cultures and the processes and tools we use at work relate to time, and finally how to take advantage of the strengths in each to build a better team.
Scale up: How to grow your team without growing headcount
In this talk, CJ Cenizal uses colorful AI-generated images to illustrate three stories about how he approaches this challenge.
Traps when spotting and growing new managers
In this talk, Javier discusses how the success of a manager depends on two things: spotting skillset fit and cultivating habitat fit.
Critical components of successful delegation
This talk presents techniques to help you be prepared to delegate, sponsor, and coach your team in a way that empowers them to grow their careers and makes your load manageable.
Wrangling Kubernetes into a developer friendly cloud platform
This talk will take a look at how one can use Kubernetes and abstract its primitives to build a developer-friendly cloud platform.
Controlling Cloud Costs with Culture
In this talk, we'll cover why frameworks and best practices aren't enough and three key steps to create a cost-conscious culture.
Making code review a more inclusive & productive collaboration
Shifalika will talk about why we need to focus on the social aspects of code review, the best practices around it and discuss concrete ways to promote inclusive code reviews.
MMMRRRRR, or approaches to leadership and execution for staff+
In this talk, Joshua aim's to answer the question “How should engineers think about the skills to sustain the expansion?”
Finding success on a team with a first-time tech lead
This talk will offer practical solutions for guiding the team to success under the direction of a first-time tech lead.