Speaking and podcasts in 2020.

November 13, 2020. Filed under speaking 6podcast 6talks 4

Before attempting to document what an engineering strategy ought to be, it’s useful to sharpen a related problem statement: why do engineering teams decide to write an engineering strategy?

Example Call For Proposals submissions.

January 25, 2020. Filed under speaking 6conferences 1

I was chatting with a couple folks recently about submitting a talk proposal to TheLeadDev, and it reminded me of something that used to prevent me from submitting talks: I had no idea what a good Call For Proposal submission looked like.

"How to successfully design organizational processes"

November 23, 2019. Filed under management 127speaking 6talks 4

The first pierce I wrote in 2019 was about good process being evolved rather than designed in a one-off fashion, which served as the basis for a talk I gave at SFELC's January 2019 conference.

"Investing in technical infrastructure"

October 31, 2019. Filed under infrastructure 34speaking 6talks 4

A few weeks ago I got the chance to speak at SRECon EMEA 2019, and the videos are up! This is the video of my talk, Investing in technical infrastructure.

"Paying Technical Debt at Scale - Migrations"

December 13, 2018. Filed under infrastructure 34speaking 6talks 4

Video of my QCon SF talk is up! The talk was about migrations and how they define company velocity over time: Paying Technical Debt at Scale - Migrations.

Speaking at QCon SF 2018 about migrations.

November 5, 2018. Filed under speaking 6

Quite excited that I'll be speaking at QCon SF 2018 tomorrow about migrations, and hope to see some of y'all there.