Marlena Compton is a software developer, writer, sketch-noter and collaboartion artist. For a living, she leads projects and builds web and mobile apps for clients. On the side she organizes conferences such as Pear Conf. Marlena’s agile hat-trick of working for IBM, Pivotal and Atlassian, has left her with a life-long appreciation for quality code, empathy and working together with a team. Marlena likes taking her dog for walks on the beach, writing about tech, sketching talks at conferences and sometimes giving talks too.
May 23rd, 2018 | 47 mins 1 sec
agile, communication, d_and_i
How do common Agile practices like pair programming and retrospectives work when you have diverse teams? How can you make sure that underrepresented team members have their voices heard, and how does doing so improve the way that your team delivers software? Besty Haibel, Jennifer Tu, and Marlena Compton discuss ways in which Agile practices can better serve your team in the real world. For more discussion, be sure to check out PearConf.