High Performing Teams

Past Presentations

The Good the Bad the Ugly: Making Teams Perform Better

A case study on how a team of engineers and data scientists worked together for a year and became high performing by embracing change, improving day to day practices, breaking the walls between disciplines and overcoming many communication (and other!) challenges together.

Victoria Puscas Engineering Manager - Pricing / Logistics Algorithms @Deliveroo
Tips For Creating a More Equal Workplace

Institutional bias is death by a thousand papercuts. Unequal work environments today are comprised of a lot of small inequalities that add up to the gender pay gap, the racial hiring gap, and environments that can be unintentionally antagonistic towards non-traditional groups. This talk covers...

Kate Heddleston Founder/Software Engineer
Building a High Performing Team

As software architects, we often focus on the technical side to building software including key platform or design decisions, or finding reasons to use the latest and great technologies. We forget that software is built by people, and without considering how people work together, architectural...

Patrick Kua Tech Leader, former CTO/Chief Scientist
Enabling Innovation at Uber Speed

Uber has been growing at a breakneck speed both in terms of business as well as in terms of people. Innovation and the speed of innovation is paramount to our success. At the same time, Uber’s mission is defined as “Transportation That Is As Reliable as Running Water”. How does Uber create...

Aurore Kervella Responsible for Data Quality @Uber Communications
Sudhir Tonse Engineering Manager @Uber - Marketplace Data & Forecasting
Evolving the Engineering Culture @Criteo

Criteo, a leader in the fiercely competitive Adtech sector, started in France and now has several hundred engineers distributed across four locations. Thanks to our strong engineering culture fostered by our founders, R&D driven innovation is at the heart of Criteo’s growth. Criteo’s...

Manu Cupcic Senior Staff Development Lead @Criteo
Delivering Value While Behind Enemy Lines

Delivering software can sometimes feel like a battle against the organisation around you, rather than an exercise in working with it. Looking at how runs can be helpful, but it can also simply make you jealous. Not all of us get to work for one of those companies, nor be empowered to make the...

Matt Barrett Director and Co-Founder of Adaptive Financial Consulting

Interviews

Jessica Kerr Polyglot Functional Developer on the JVM

Develop Your Development Experience

How you you describe the persona and level of the target audience?

Mid-to-senior developers, architects, and development managers. These are people who want to improve their teams, but the methods prescribed so far aren't doing enough for them.

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Finbarr Joy Senior Technology Adviser @Superbet

Engineering Culture Revived

What is the focus of your work as CTO at Superbet today?

We are currently building the technology capability for a new global online betting and gaming proposition. My role involves everything from establishing platform direction, new capabilities / teams, ways of working, and influencing our digital business strategy.

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Maryam Umar Head Of Quality @thoughtmachine

Leading a Journey to Better Quality

What is the focus of your work these days?

I work as Head of Quality at Thought Machine, and my focus has been one to enable teams to bake quality in the entire process, but not only engineering, it's also focused on how we work with clients, how we create processes, are we creating the right processes and so on. I work on measuring a lot of metrics as part of this....

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Victoria Puscas Engineering Manager - Pricing / Logistics Algorithms @Deliveroo

The Good the Bad the Ugly: Making Teams Perform Better

What is the focus of your work these days?

I am an Engineering Manager at Deliveroo. I joined the company about 3 years ago as a software engineer and changed roles 2.5 years ago. I look after Logistics Algorithms and Rider Pricing teams at the same time.

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