Dan Milstein

Dan Milstein
Director of Supply Chain Engineering, Wayfair

Website | @danmil

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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Velocity Culture, Grand Ballroom ABCD
Dan Milstein (Wayfair)
Average rating: ****.
(4.48, 33 ratings)
The real challenge of running an effective post-mortem is the complex, messy, all-too-human *feelings* of everyone involved. This talk gleefully tackles that challenge head on, and lays out effective techniques for helping a team to learn as much as possible after a public (and generally, pretty shameful) failure. Read more.

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