Facilitating the Spread of Knowledge and Innovation in Professional Software Development

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More Reliable Delivery with Monte Carlo & Mapping



Conal Scanlon talks about how to use Monte Carlo simulations to remove the guesswork from planning, story mapping to discover the whole story up front, and reviews an example of how to automate a useful forecast.


Conal Scanlon is a product manager at Handshake, helping B2B distributors and manufacturers get their products to every shelf, everywhere. He has several years of experience in software development (mainly Ruby on Rails) and agile leadership roles in private sector and government contracting, as well a brief foray in management consulting.

About the conference

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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Aug 22, 2017