Engineering the Future of Software
Feb 25–26, 2018: Training
Feb 26–28, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Schedule: Anti-Pattern sessions

4:50pm–5:40pm Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Devops, Fundamentals, User experience design
Location: Sutton North
Heidi Waterhouse (LaunchDarkly)
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 5 ratings)
Heidi Waterhouse explores risk reduction and harm mitigation, helping you understand where you can prevent problems and where you can just make them less bad, and shares available tools to make every disaster a disappointing fizzle. Read more.
10:45am–12:15pm Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Robert Lefkowitz (Warby Parker)
Average rating: ****.
(4.64, 11 ratings)
Robert Lefkowitz offers a overview of technical debt, explaining how to prevent or reduce it, when to increase it, and how to use refactoring to refinance it. Read more.
2:15pm–3:05pm Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Devops, Distributed systems, Microservices
Location: Mercury Ballroom
Sam Stokes (Honeycomb)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 10 ratings)
In the complex world of microservices and distributed systems, we need to understand what our software is doing. Traditional tools, such as logs, read by humans and filtered by crude rules, aren’t powerful enough. Sam Stokes explains that we need new, better tools and why this will also require us to design our systems to give the tools better data. Read more.