Presentation: Thinking Methods - Systems Thinking at Work and Play

Track: Non-Technical Skills for Technical Folks

Location: Soho Complex, 7th fl.

Duration: 10:35am - 11:25am

Day of week: Tuesday

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Abstract

Complexity creates fun in the games we play and bugs in the code we squash. Thinking in systems focuses on understanding the context of this complexity through the patterns and structures around us; a perfect complement to Agile's small iterable steps.  

Software features and bugs do not exist in a vacuum. Thinking in systems enables us to ask better questions and spot weaknesses. We will take an introductory look at identifying and understanding systems in our companies, projects, and software. The goal is to expand our view of the entire structure and relationships to better understand behaviors and limits.

Speaker: Wil Wade

Wil Wade - Senior Technical Lead @carbonfive

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