Ryan McKergow discusses how others have implemented scaled retrospectives, what worked and what didn’t work for his company, sharing tips on how to run scaled retrospectives and avoid wasting time.
Sameer Farooqui demos connecting to the live stream of Wikipedia edits, building a dashboard showing what’s happening with Wikipedia datasets and how people are using them in real time.
Joe Duffy shares some of his key experiences from building an entire operating system in a C# dialect and dealing with errors and concurrency robustly, focusing on open source C# and .NET.
Susan Potter describes a toolchain and principles for defining infrastructure in code, versioned with the code, providing repeatable configuration, ephemeral testing and consistent CI/CD environments.
Fabrizio Romano proposes using TDD to transform business requirements into tests, driving code and tests development in harmony.
Cameron Gough discusses Australia Post’s three phases of growth, the hurdles met, the solutions found, learnings, and the techniques that helped them grow, scale and change the organization.
Theo Schlossnagle talks about lessons learned in building an always-on distributed time-series database with aggressive quality of service guarantees, and techniques for dealing with bad machines.
Sunil Sadasivan talks about some of Buffer’s culture experiments to illustrate how cultivating and iterating on a team's culture can improve happiness, employee retention, and overall growth.
Jim Porzak discusses creating an analyst ready data mart that is complete at different levels of abstraction and models customer decision points in order to be able to understand customers.
Melinda Seckington discusses how to become a superhero developer by helping others start with the origin stories, and lessons learned from Marvel superheroes.
Melissa Casey discusses how humans change, adapt, and innovate at work, why closed systems block change, and the impact of hierarchical structures on cultural change efforts.
Jeff Smith shares his experience bringing an Agile way of working to his own organization and to the greater IBM.