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Presentation: Making the Unknown Manageable


Location: Bayview AB

Duration: 11:50am - 12:40pm

Day of week: Tuesday

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You're about to start your new role of EM. Your first day on the job you learn that your team has not met their goals last quarter, and you'll be tasked with improving their performance moving forward. This was Ale's situation last October. This talk is about how to get up to speed on the context necessary to build up your team. Ale goes though how she used data to evaluate the state of the team, worked with them to identify opportunities for improvement, and ultimately boosted delivery performance by 50%.

Speaker: Alexandra Paredes

Head of Engineering @codeclimate

Ale is the Head of Engineering at Code Climate where she helps engineering leaders with data insights. With over 9 years of technical experience, she is passionate about growing an inclusive team and help foster an environment where everyone can grow their skills, do their best work, build resilient and scalable systems and deliver impactful solutions. Also, Ale is one of the founders of Latinas in Tech NYC.

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