#Interview with Emily Bache for the #video edition of Who is #agile (#WIa059)
Emily was invited by Clare Sudbery (she/her)
We talked about:
– Working with #legacy code
– How her husband influenced her #career.
– Going to #conferences as a couple
– Finding coding fun
– She does not want to stop coding as that is the fun part.
– Doing co-presentation
– Having children that are not interested in programming
– #Singing in choirs
– Working as a musicians
– Comparing #codingdojo and musical
– How do you show progress when you start with something ?
– You can’t learn a skill from reading
– you can learn the theory, yet not the skill
– Trying the examples in the books
– Being the most passionate
– Being an inspiring choir leader
– There are so many fun tings to do
– Emily has got options
– Building her carreer in a way that she always has avenues to move to, if the current one does not turn out to go somewhere.
– Understanding quickly the problem a team has
– it’s rewarding when you work hard get good grades and teachers appreciate you.
– She does enough to get the results she wants,
– She wants to make a difference
– Making the software better to change the world
We talked about
Samman Technical Coaching
Dion Stewart & Joel Tosi
Extreme programming (Kent Beck)
– Emily’s books:
Coding Dojo handbook
Mocks Fakes & stubs
technical coaching with the Samman method
Creating your Dojo
Coaching for learning
Unit testing principles
#Interview with Alexis Monville for the #video edition of Who is #agile (#WIa058)
We talked about:
– what he learned from the #codereviews of his first boss
– Cofinding a web company before the webs had really taken off
– Why he prefer to focus on the #impact over the feature he delivers
– Working while being in school.
– Something I don’t know how to do it, and then I work with other people and together we found a way
– What skills do I need to learn to be able to do the job what I want to in 10 years….
– Let’s leave the world in a betting ter place than when I was born
– Having impact is impossible by myself.
– How what he learned from #writing his first book, influenced how he wrote his second book
– Involve people at the level they feel conformable.
– What kind of impact we want to have
– Alexis prefer to focus on impact then on features
– If you work remote, hold a few remote off-sites every year and plan that ahead of time.
– You can use impact mapping in a lot of different context, including for yourself.
– Learn about the business of your company.
(And the accountancy etc)
– Are you hiring for the jobs of today or the jobs of in 5 years?
– The Leprechauns of Software Engineering (Laurent Bossavit)
– The Founder’s Dilemma (Noam Wasserman)
– The e-myth (Michael E. Gerber – Beyond The E-Myth)
– Impact mapping (Gojko Adzic)
– Changing Your Team From The Inside (Alexis Monville)
– I am a Software Engineer and I am in Charge (Alexis Monville)
– Gojko Adzic