Category: Videos

Effective Project Communication in a Remote First World

2020 has seen a seismic shift in how we work across the IT industry. Remote working and project management, previously the choice of a small minority of IT professionals, has become the de facto standard. This trend is likely to strengthen as workers and companies embrace the myriad potential benefits....

Building Amazing Project Teams

The challenges of attracting top talent, keeping them on board, as well as successfully maintaining a rapidly growing project team are all too familiar to managers. In today’s technology-fueled world, trends come and go, but building world-class teams that are passionate, talented, and hardworking will never go out of style....

Learning Together: How to Share Knowledge Across Project Teams

When you work with many software developers, spanning different teams and different projects, it is hard to keep up with changes. This presentation shares how FutureLearn utilizes their culture of learning, to keep their software engineers up-to-date on topics from ECMAScript changes to wilder concepts like generative art.

Creating ValueFirst Product Organizations

Even when having an Agile organization, projects tend to deliver late and over budget, so we all dream to a product-development organization that delivers on-time and under-budget, every time. Is it possible?

A Leadership Guide for Reluctant Leaders

Regardless of the technology you know, regardless of the job title you have, you have amazing potential to impact your workplace, community, and beyond as a leader. This presentation shares a few candid stories of the presenter’s career failures.. or learning opportunities.

How to Hire Great Software Engineers

In a world that increasingly runs on code, finding and hiring great software engineers is a constraint that is shared between all organizations whether they are a tech giant or a small startup. Unfortunately, many organizations do not understand that there is a huge difference between software engineering and talent...

Building Operating Cadence With Remote Teams

Learn from Wade Foster how to manage remote teams for software development. Wade Foster is a co-founder of Zapier, a company that has over 160 employees and no office. Zapier is a fully-remote company, and has no intention of changing that. Here, Wade shares his processes for running a fully...