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Presentation: Should We Really Run It if We Build It?

Track: Driving Full Cycle Engineering Teams at Every Level

Location: Mountbatten, 6th flr.

Duration: 1:40pm - 2:30pm

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Abstract

"Build it, run it" is the war-cry of the startup and scaleup industry. Is it really that simple? Are there hidden costs like engineer burnout and a lasting impact on a young culture? And do B2B and B2C companies have different prerogatives?

Speaker: Paul Hammant

CD Consultant

Co-creatror of Selenium and other OSS tools. CD consultant. Developer, consultant, development manager, exec, startup co-founder. Article contributor for InfoQ's launch in May 2006!

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Optimising for Speed & Flow

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