Track

Optimizing Your Organization for Speed

Learn from expert practitioners how to improve the velocity and flow of your engineering organization through changes to processes, practices, and team structures. Learn how to put the ideas of Lean, DevOps, and Systems Thinking into practice in your organization.


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Session

Enabling Engineering Productivity at the Financial Times

Wednesday Nov 3 / 08:00AM PDT

The Financial Times has embraced autonomy in our development teams, and as a result we move pretty fast - over 30,000 releases in a year from a development team of around 250. Because we have a wide variety of technical architectures, processes and team structures, we need to make sure that all...

Sarah Wells

Technical Director for Engineering Enablement at the Financial Times

Session

Lead with Speed

Wednesday Nov 3 / 09:00AM PDT

In this talk, I will share concrete examples about being in an organization optimized for cost & efficiency and the shift to optimizing for speed. I will talk about the leadership mindset shift required and how to still achieve cost and efficiency by leading with speed. This journey started...

Courtney Kissler

CTO @zulily

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Improving eBay's Development Velocity

Wednesday Nov 3 / 10:00AM PDT

This session outlines eBay’s cross-organizational Velocity initiative to improve our ability to deliver value to customers. While the problem ultimately spans culture, organization, people, and technology, we focused our initial efforts on improving software delivery across the board,...

Randy Shoup

VP Engineering and Chief Architect @eBay

Mark Weinberg

Vice President, Core Product Engineering @eBay

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Engineering Leadership Lessons for Improving Flow

Wednesday Nov 3 / 11:00AM PDT

Please join this panel of industry experts to talk about how to lead organizational change to improve velocity and quality.We will discuss topics like:  How to improve organizational structures to help teams focus on the most important prioritiesHow to recognize and remove organizational,...

Sarah Wells

Technical Director for Engineering Enablement at the Financial Times

Courtney Kissler

CTO @zulily

Ann Lewis

CTO @MoveOn

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Wednesday Nov 3 / 12:00PM PDT

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Date

Wednesday Nov 3 / 08:00AM PDT

Topics

Organizational PatternsBusiness Process Management

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Track Host

Randy Shoup

VP Engineering and Chief Architect @eBay

Randy has spent more than two decades building distributed systems and high performing teams, and has worked as a senior technology leader at eBay, Google, and Stitch Fix. He coaches CTOs, advises companies, and generally makes a nuisance of himself wherever possible. He is currently VP...

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