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Thursday, November 17
 

1:40pm EET

[SLIDES]Amye Scavarda @amye - Work On The Wrong Things First
It's way too easy to get caught into a path of 'I must be doing it wrong, everyone else seems to understand all this technology, and I don't get it'. The problem is that's wrong. We also have an obsession with 'you must be working on the right things!' And in order to learn how to put everything together, you need to practice. So, work on the wrong things first.

Speakers
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Amye Scavarda

Gluster Community Lead, Red Hat
Implementer of sanity in fast-paced chaos. Pleasant, cheerful andcompetent in a sea of snark. I'm at Red Hat as their Gluster CommunityLead. I help feed and water the Gluster.org community. Previously, Iwas a Drupal and DevOps project manager, expanding out the world onelittle website... Read More →


Thursday November 17, 2016 1:40pm - 2:35pm EET
1. Alfa

2:55pm EET

[SLIDES]Chris Condron @CLCondron - Teaching Your Team CQRS/ES 2.0
Finding developers with a good understanding of CQRS and Event sourcing, either new hires or existing internal resources is a core challenge. This talk will cover methods we have found on how to develop existing and new talent into effective CQRS-ES engineers. In 2.0 we build on methods for overcoming resistance and 'rules' to keep incompatible approaches at bay, and cover new training approaches we have found work to guide developers into learning how to think and solve problems using message based and CQRS approaches.

Speakers
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CHRIS CONDRON

Chief Technology Officer, Eventstore
Asset Management at Linedata Chris is a software engineer and architect who's been building message driven and event sourced systems for 20 years and is currently working at Linedata. He has worked in the telecom, finance, and biomedical industries delivering, supporting, and transforming... Read More →


Thursday November 17, 2016 2:55pm - 3:50pm EET
2. Beta

4:10pm EET

[SLIDES]Sven Peters @svenpet - The Secret Sauce of Successful Teams
Every software team writes code, but some teams produce fewer bugs than others. Every software team creates new features, but some teams develop them faster than others. What do high performance teams do differently, and why are team members more focused, satisfied and relaxed? They truly work together. No 10x rockstar programmer can achieve what a well rounded, enthusiastic team can.
Sven examines how the best software teams set and follow goals, integrate new members fast, ensure diversity, monitor and continually improve team health, embrace transparency, create new processes, use a playbook to guide them through every phase of development and even develop creative & flexible work spaces for multidisciplinary projects. He shares techniques including: sparring, OKRs, feature buddies, open demos, focus weeks and many more that help teams and team members to work more effectively together, and produce awesome results.

Speakers
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Sven Peters

Technology Evangelist, Atlassian
Sven is a software geek working as an Evangelist for Atlassian. He started with Java development in 1998 and has been programming for longer that he’d like to admit. Besides coding his passion is effective software development, keeping developers motivated, and helping them kick-ass... Read More →


Thursday November 17, 2016 4:10pm - 5:05pm EET
4. Zeta
 
Friday, November 18
 

1:15pm EET

[SLIDES]Alex West @birdsncherries - A Visual Thinking Warmup for developers
Do strong personalities dominate your development team? Are code reviews painful? Are you blindly following  orders from a backlog, or are you learning from observation? Visual Thinking Strategies, or VTS, is a cross­disciplinary technique applicable to anyone working in a  collaborative setting where observation is key. VTS develops critical thinking skills by viewing and discussing  works of art in a group. It is backed by over 30 years of field research showing its effectiveness and  accessibility. By allowing individuals to talk about art ­ without needing a background in the field ­ VTS  advances skills you can use to create more relevant products and stronger teams: Observing, Brainstorming,  Speculating, Reasoning with Evidence, Cultivating a Point of View, and Revision & Elaboration. During this interactive exercise, we’ll discuss selected works of art as a group. There are no right answers or  group consensus being sought. We’re creating an environment and process for looking, thinking, reasoning  and revision skills that are mission­critical to anyone working in a software design or development role. After  our group discussion, I’ll introduce the basics of image selection and facilitating VTS sessions within your  organization. In addition to the above, I’ll cover how VTS can help you and your team with the following:  Comfort with Ambiguity, Openness to the Unfamiliar, Civil Debate, and Willingness to Participate in Group  Thinking.

Speakers
avatar for Alexandra West

Alexandra West

Creative Director/Founder, Nerd/Noir
Alexandra West is a production designer, international speaker, and Creative Director of Nerd/Noir. Her present interest is in bringing a visual thinking mindset into the world of collaborative work. Alex has a long history as a creative. After earning her degree in Art History from... Read More →


Friday November 18, 2016 1:15pm - 2:10pm EET
5. Theta
  5. Theta
 

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