Office Hour with Dan Milstein

Dan Milstein (Wayfair)
Exhibit Hall (Table 3)

Running effective post-mortems (follow up from my talk). Also known as: learning from failure, getting a team beyond shame, tricking your org into investing in improvements.

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Dan Milstein


Dan Milstein is a co-founder at Hut 8 Labs, a (tiny, new) software consulting shop in Boston. He’s worked as a programmer, architect, team lead and product owner at a variety of startups over the last 15 years. He is fascinated by the interactions between complex systems and the humans who build and maintain those systems. Some recent writing includes: How To Survive a Ground-Up Rewrite Without Losing Your Sanity, and Coding, Fast and Slow: Developers and the Psychology of Overconfidence.


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