Alex Qin tells the true story of her physical transformation, and the surprising and drastic ways in which it affected how she was perceived and treated as a programmer.
Edward Scotcher looks at the science of the choices people make and how to avoid the politics and power games that get in the way of ideas realization.
Alexandre Freire discusses what his team has learned through experiments, from the very fundamentals of what a team needs to be successful to Modern Agile engineering techniques.
Phil Abernathy discusses why Agile practices are not enough, detailing why and how to restructure an organization to make it successful.
Louise Elliott discusses why people tend to blame and punish others, the impact of self-blame, the unintended results from punishment, and the alternatives to punishment, which get real results.
Jim Plush discusses specific culture initiatives, team structures and management ideals that have worked for his team at CrowdStrike, their virtual team structure, the culture team and more.
Raji Bhamidipati discusses working remotely and the changes needed to be made by the remote worker, the company and the colleagues who work in the office to make it work.
Pedro Canahuati discusses some of the ways the Production Engineering (PE) team at Facebook has worked on building a collaborative culture between the software and operations teams.
Arie van Bennekum discusses the changes needed to become agile, instead of doing Agile in order to be successful in an Agile endeavor.
Jake Zukowski talks about the constructive negotiation, pairing inclusivity and the decisive mindset to help diverse teams deliver quickly while still leveraging their strengths.
Paula Kennedy talks about the initial fears of acquisition and cultural change made in a company when it is acquired by a bigger-fish company.
Daniel Tenner discusses open culture in a corporate setting, how to get it and why to have one.