Code, Culture and the Pursuit of Happiness

Life’s good. People who never thought they could code are becoming software developers. Outreach programs are getting people in, but we are facing an even bigger problem. Getting them to stay there. 57% of women alone leave the tech industry.

The root cause of people leaving, and not just people from underrepresented backgrounds, points to company culture. Let’s build company cultures the way we build products, applying scrum principles we use everyday. This talk dives into the reasons why people are leaving the software development industry in droves, and what unexpected, actionable steps we can take to solve this problem.

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