Leadership & Management
Brandon Hays of frontside.io describes the inconsistent definitions of "Senior Developer" and how his team used 3 areas of measurement to solve their own struggle with it.
Gregory Ciotti of Help Scout explains how communication requires constant maintenance. It will slowly erode without care and attention.
Brian York of Bliss discusses how no company ever gets to 0% technical debt. It’s just not possible, nor is it worth your time trying to get to perfection.
Agile coach Katherine Kirk's keynote talk at Lean Agile Scotland 2015. If you’ve ever tried to bring happiness into a team, enterprise or division, you know just how hard it is to ‘happi-fy’ everyone, and how it can sometimes become almost impossible when dealing with challenging, ever-changing environments and difficult individuals with political agendas.
Julie Zhuo of Facebook discusses how a better manager gets better results. You can’t always measure this in weeks, months, or even sometimes years, but it eventually emerges clear as daylight.