Speaker: Denise Yu

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Engineering Manager and Rubyist

Denise is an engineering manager and Rubyist, most recently at GitHub, but currently on hiatus. At GitHub, she worked on the GitHub Sponsors program and other products within the Communities department, the mission of which is to make GitHub the best place for open source communities to thrive. She speaks and runs workshops frequently at conferences in North America and Europe on topics ranging from scaling organizational culture, to reliability engineering, to sketchnoting. She is currently based in Toronto, Canada.


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Generous, High Fidelity Communication Is the Key to a Safe, Effective Team

A team's ability to communicate effectively and disagree productively is directly related to its resilience towards incidents and interruptions.

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Monday Dec 5 / 09:00AM PST ( 50 minutes )


Engineering Culture Communication Effective Team Management People Skills