July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Jason Maxham

Jason Maxham
Chief Troubleshooting Officer, The Art Of Troubleshooting

Website | @JasonMaxham

Jason Maxham’s eclectic background eventually led him to think and write about troubleshooting in a general way. He’s an aviator, audiophile, programmer, ham radio operator, motorcyclist, choral singer, world traveler (33 countries and counting), and entrepreneur who’s been involved in multiple startups—most successfully as co-founder and CTO of Discovery Mining. He is the author of The Art of Troubleshooting.


11:10am–11:50am Friday, 07/24/2015
Foundations D135/136
Jason Maxham (The Art Of Troubleshooting)
It's something we all do, but how it's done can be haphazard. I'm talking about troubleshooting, an often underappreciated skill. This talk will get you thinking about this critical discipline in a more formal way. We'll cover: Strategies: recipes to quickly get you from "broken" to "fixed"; Virtues: the mindset and behavior of a good troubleshooter; Cleaning up: learning from failures. Read more.