Engineering enablement teams in organizations can start with building tools to do jobs that help developers across the organization and shine when there are dedicated teams making engineering communities effective with a range of tools, processes and guides. This can have an impact on productivity and happiness, profits and retention. More organizations are moving to a model where engineering enablement teams provide the path of least resistance to solve non-differentiating tasks across the organization rather than having a mandate that they work on. This makes user centricity critical for engineering enablement teams and it includes the process for product development, the culture that governs the internal activity of these teams, and how teams are structured.
We will hear from some companies that are investing not just in enabling tools but treating their engineering enablement teams like product teams with user centricity at the heart of how they operate
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5 Principles for Enablement with (Almost) Nothing to do with Building Tools
Wednesday Mar 29 / 10:35AM BST
Engineering Enablement teams have big dreams to support developers across their organization by smoothing sharp edges to help teams achieve speed and stability within the services they provide.
Principal Software Engineer @BBC
Available, Affordable, Attractive: Enabling Platform Adoption
Wednesday Mar 29 / 11:50AM BST
This talk is focusing on the problem of adoption: what we at SuperAwesome have tried so far, what worked well, what did not work and what we did to overcome those challenges.
Senior Engineering Manager @Superawesome
How to Apply a Product Mindset to Your Platform Team Tomorrow
Wednesday Mar 29 / 01:40PM BST
In this talk, we'll explore the benefits and challenges of how organizations can make the shift from a traditional infrastructure team to 'platform as a product'. We'll focus on how to use a product mindset to your platform team with simple tips, even when you don't have a product manager on the
PM Platform Products @Picnic Technologies
Go Far, Go Together - Growing the Netflix Federated Graph
Wednesday Mar 29 / 02:55PM BST
Around 2019, Netflix started experimenting with a federated GraphQL architecture to build a unified GraphQL API. This was a major undertaking involving several teams. To facilitate adoption, we invested heavily in good developer experience and education.
Senior Software Engineer @Netflix
Using Customer Obsession to Drive Platform Adoption
Wednesday Mar 29 / 04:10PM BST
Investing in Platform teams is a natural pitstop that organizations need to take as they scale. However, to realise the value of investing in Platform teams often take a large amount of time.
Director of Engineering @Razorpay