Cultivate 2013 Speaker Slides

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If you aren't shipping product regularly, you are dying. People often get in an endless cycle of iterating their product without actually shipping it to customers. Many times this is because of a culture of perfection but shipping product to customers is like oxygen for product and engineering teams. Learn how to create a culture of shipping without compromising your company values.
This talk will delve into the decision making process at GitHub and how we re-approach nearly every decision based on the first principles of what we're trying to accomplish, not just on what other companies have done.
Honesty, candor, truth, data: the basic tenants to a good code review or product evaluation. Those are the same guiding principles to creating great teams where people do their best work. Patty will share the tenants of a high performance culture of innovation. She will also tell how she stopped being an "HR Person" the day she took a vow to think like an engineer.


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