“Exploring the History of a 12-year-old Rails Application”
RailsConf, April 25, 2017
“Improving Communication Practices”
Charlotte DevOpsDays, Nov. 2, 2015 / All Things Open, Oct. 2016
Triangle Ruby Brigade, July 8, 2014
Triangle DevOps, January 15, 2014
- Slides (PDF, ~500 kilobytes)
“Change is hard and easier than you think”
Developer Day, February 27, 2010
Summary: When you’re a new manager and have a lot you want to get done, it’s very easy to take your foot off the gas in response to obstacles you think you might hit, but might not actually be there.
“Productivity of a Submariner”
BarCampRDU, August 8, 2009
Summary: We can be continuously online, and that presents two problems. One, we expect to constantly drink from the fire hose and two, we train others to interrupt us at any moment. I’ll talk about why it’s a bad scene and a way I’m working at fixing it.