Engineering the Future of Software
16–18 October 2017: Conference & Tutorials
18–19 October 2017: Training
London, UK
Emma Jane Westby

Emma Jane Westby
Project Manager (Technical Platforms), UN-OCHA

Website | @emmajanehw

Emma Jane Hogbin Westby leads the operations team for shared digital services at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). She is the author of O’Reilly’s Git for Teams and two books on web development.


13:1514:05 Monday, 16 October 2017
Business skills
Location: Park Suite (St. James / Regents)
Secondary topics:  Best Practice, Overview
Daniel Young (EngineerBetter), Emma Jane Westby (UN-OCHA)
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Software development is a social activity that favors direct human contact, yet 21st century life can often get in the way, forcing us to reconsider our communication patterns. Daniel Young and Emma Jane Hogbin Westby explore how to build and maintain happy productive teams, regardless of geography. Read more.
15:0515:50 Monday, 16 October 2017
Location: Table A
Emma Jane Westby (UN-OCHA)
Come talk with Emma about the importance of the human element in software development, communication patterns and anti-patterns of distributed and collocated teams, and strategies to build and maintain happy productive teams. Read more.