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It's People, Stupid (People Are Stupid?)
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| by Andy Walker Follow 1 Followers on Jun 14, 2018 |
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Summary
Andy Walker’s proposition is that the reason things fail is usually people, not technology. Human beings are operating a 'broken machine'. Based on Walker's experiences coaching Google teams, this varied and provocative discussion includes themes on ‘the broken human machine’, the ‘authority delusion’, defusing ‘difficult’ situations, and debugging team scenarios through transactional analysis.

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Bio

Andy Walker has been doing software engineering for over 25 years. He's been at Google for the last 10 years and has run engineering teams working search, ads and recently maps. He teaches courses in human behaviour and coaches Google teams around identifying dysfunctional behaviours and adopting more positive ones.

Software is changing the world. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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