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

James Thompson
Principal Software Engineer, Nav

Website | @plainprogrammer

James Thompson is a principal software engineer at Nav, where he is committed to helping engineering teams become more deliberate in how they build software through developing strong learning cultures, principled engineering practices, and holistic architectural thinking. He has worked with web technologies since 2003. He also loves barbecue.

Sessions

1:15pm–2:05pm Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Business solutions, Leadership skills
Location: Sutton North Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Best Practice, Overview
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Traditional management approaches tend to focus on narrow measures of performance. Within engineering organizations, this can lead to incentives around the wrong practices and priorities. Coaching models refocus the management of engineers around professional growth in a way that can create a virtuous cycle. James Thompson explains how to build a technical coaching program in your organization. Read more.