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Kate Matsudaira, VP Engineering/CTO at Decide ...
Kate Matsudaira, VP Engineering/CTO at Decide
Engineer Whispering - the secrets of working with technologists
When a team really comes together, the whole truly outweighs the sum of its parts, producing a synergy that unquestionably leads to innovation and inspiration. And while true that individuals can and do build great products, it’s only well-tuned teams that are capable of building sustainable excellence.
Software-based products present an interesting challenge to the team dynamic - collaborating and connecting with technical folks can be challenging and downright frustrating; one is from Mars and the other is from Venus. Thankfully there are many people who have successfully navigated these treacherous waters. This talk will present the distilled wisdom, anecdotes and suggestions from hundreds of industry leaders, in order to illustrate the good, the bad and the ugly of team-oriented software product development. The audience will come away with great ideas and helpful tips as to how to more effectively communicate with and relate to the more technical elements of their teams.