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.
Jack Hubbard presents a case study of how is life at PropellerNet, explaining why Propellernet is officially the best small company to work for in the UK.
Rupert Scofield explains how to build, motivate, and manage a team that both embraces the mission and delivers financial results, how to mitigate risk, and how to solve interpersonal conflicts.
Chris Angove outlines the challenges having only a linear growth option, the organization of Spotify and the attempt to provide non-linear options to improve happiness and retention within the team.
Amber Case discusses cultural changes when switching from a team of 6 to one of 20 in a new 3,000 people organization.
Jonathan Mills teaches the top attributes of a good manager, showing 10 techniques on how to improve the productivity and satisfaction of a team’s members.
In this solutions track talk, sponsored by Intel, Peter Logan looks at the evolution of the service layer in the context of API management and describes new architectural approaches for enterprise.
Attila Bozso, Balazs Fejes share their experiences about growing EPAM’s Hungarian presence from zero to almost a thousand employees: startup process, recruiting talent, building middle management, etc
Andreas Ehn discusses the role of the modern manager in an organization where the domain experts have a major role in the decision making process.
Pete Soderling explains from-the-trenches battle-tested tactics that an engineering manager can use to successfully attract the best developers to their team.
Oren Ellenbogen shares 5 pragmatic and actionable ways to boost one’s management skills.
Bob Gower provides a holistic perspective on Agile: foundational concepts, the place of Agile practices and concepts, and the specific steps to improve product quality, morale, and time to market.