Karl Scotland tells the story of a world wide athletic community, wondering what would happen if there were a similar community of small teams focused on work knowledge.
Thomas Epping considers that case studies, even successful ones, should not be blindly applied everywhere, but one should take only what’s useful for one’s circumstance.
Sid Anand discusses the architectural and development practices adopted by LinkedIn as a continuous growing company.
This talk goes over the design motivation for Zen and describe its internals including the API, type system and HBase backend.
John Bunting talks about different services Tumblr has built and how their architecture helps them be fault tolerant as they continue to grow.
Andy Vaughn gives attendees a case study of how changing the development model and release cycle of a 5 year old software product to continuous delivery greatly improved the product.
Geoff McDonald describes how the company succeeds in engaging workers by providing an inspirational business purpose, a decision making framework and focusing on employee well-being.
Steve Hoffman, Ken Dallmeyer share their experience integrating Hadoop into the existing environment at Orbitz, creating a reusable data pipeline, ingesting, transporting, consuming and storing data.
Josh Knowles shares thoughts on the strong engineering culture which has made the Pivotal Labs team successful, taking a look at how things have evolved over the past 20 years.
Ward Penney discusses a few tools, benefits and war stories surrounding Live Style Guides.
Mark Cohen shares how Fairfax is using Lean and Agile to embrace disruption, and how free online news has undermined a very lucrative print news business, taking their classifieds markets.
The authors discuss some of the unique challenges they've faced delivering highly personalized search over semi-structured data at massive scale.