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Crafting an Effective Security Organization

Posted by Rich Smith  on  Sep 06, 2015 Posted by Rich Smith  on  Sep 06, 2015

Rich Smith discusses the progressive approaches taken by the Etsy security team to provide security while not destroying the freedoms of the Etsy engineering culture that are loved so much.

01:06:38

Learn from the Mistakes of Others

Posted by Alison Lloyd  on  Sep 04, 2015 Posted by Alison Lloyd  on  Sep 04, 2015

Alison Lloyd examines some less-than-stellar occurrences in non-software fields, drawing out some ideas that she hopes will make software development a little less painful.

How Did We End up Here? 50:22

Posted by Todd Montgomery  on  Jul 12, 2015 2 Posted by Todd Montgomery Trisha Gee  on  Jul 12, 2015 2

Trisha Gee and Todd Montgomery attack the technology industry’s sacred cows by exposing the motivations that hide behind them.

59:51

Becoming a Better Programmer

Posted by Pete Goodliffe  on  Jul 09, 2015 Posted by Pete Goodliffe  on  Jul 09, 2015

Pete Goodliffe keynotes on what it takes to become a better programmer, discussing tools for reviewing the personal skillset and techniques to help one “become a better programmer”.

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The Importance of Culture - Building and Sustaining Effective Engineering Organizations

Posted by Randy Shoup  on  Jun 21, 2015 Posted by Randy Shoup  on  Jun 21, 2015

Randy Shoup discusses several important aspects of engineering cultures: hiring and retention, ownership and collaboration, quality and discipline, and learning and experimentation.

56:06

Drunken Stumble: The Correct Way To Build Software

Posted by Garrett Smith  on  May 29, 2015 Posted by Garrett Smith  on  May 29, 2015

Garrett Smith introduces Drunken Stumble, a development method in two stages: a lean, which represents the goal of the programmer or team, and a stumble, which is a series of automatic "next steps".

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Cake Driven Development: Engineering at MOO.com

Posted by Mike Pearce  on  May 19, 2015 Posted by Mike Pearce  on  May 19, 2015

Mike Pearce tells the story of how MOO manages to keep a fresh, startup-like culture that fosters innovation and values collaboration, while still delivering products and looking after its staff.

58:27

Developing Passion, in Many Senses

Posted by Jon Skeet  on  May 08, 2015 Posted by Jon Skeet  on  May 08, 2015

Jon Skeet keynotes on developers’ passion for their craft, how to find, nurture and enjoy it, how to balance work and life activities, when to step back, and if too much passion can be a problem.

41:45

Software Development Tales from the Continent

Posted by Enyo Kumahor  on  Apr 03, 2015 Posted by Enyo Kumahor  on  Apr 03, 2015

Enyo Kumahor shares software development stories from the African continent.

01:03:22

Seven Ineffective Coding Habits of Many Programmers

Posted by Kevlin Henney  on  Apr 03, 2015 4 Posted by Kevlin Henney  on  Apr 03, 2015 4

Kevlin Henney examines seven coding habits that are not as effective as many programmers — whether working with Java, .NET, native or scripting languages — might believe, and suggests alternatives.

54:57

To the Moon

Posted by Russ Olsen  on  Mar 28, 2015 Posted by Russ Olsen  on  Mar 28, 2015

Russ Olsen tells the moon landing story and how it has affected the software development.

30:53

Impact Mapping - Making an Impact over Shipping Software

Posted by Em Campbell-Pretty  on  Mar 05, 2015 Posted by Em Campbell-Pretty  on  Mar 05, 2015

Em Campbell-Pretty overviews how to create an Impact Map, sharing real world examples of how impact mapping has helped support the delivery of software products.

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