Session + Live Q&A

Optimising for Speed & Flow Panel

How do we join the dots between optimising for fast flow and a good engineering culture? How does a good engineering culture help organisations to sense and adapt? What technical and social practices does a good engineering culture need? What do we even mean by ‘a good engineering culture’? Why is this culture stuff always so hard?

Join the ‘Optimising for Speed and Fast Flow’ panellists - Emily Webber, Nick Tune, Richard James, and Victoria Morgan-Smith - for a lively discussion on how practices such as internal tech conferences, Communities of Practice, and a focus on psychological safety can help to foster a good engineering culture, enable diffuse learning, and begin to create learning organisations that are better able to sense and adapt to change.


Emily Webber

Agile Coach, Consultant, Trainer, Author of Building Successful Communities of Practice

Emily is an experienced consultant, specialising in agile, delivery and organisations that support people to do their best work. She has helped organisations in public and private sectors create sustainable change through hands-on, effective coaching, consulting and training.Before starting Tacit...

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Victoria Morgan-Smith

Director of Delivery for Engineering Enablement @FinancialTimes

Victoria Morgan-Smith is Director of Delivery for Engineering Enablement at the Financial Times, where she has been helping teams succeed since 2009. Before this she was a developer for 9 years, a background which fuels her interest in finding fun ways to coach, energise and motivate teams into...

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Richard James

Ways of Working Enablement Leader @Nationwide Building Society

I've had the good fortune to have led transformational change within both consulting and industry, with a focus on creating sustainable changes in organisations I've worked with. My passion is for vision-setting and story-telling, building and nurturing empowered teams, fostering...

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Nick Tune

Principal Consultant and Author

Nick works with technology leaders to map out business and technology landscapes, architect systems for competitive advantage, and build high-performing continuous delivery teams. Domain-Driven Design and Team Topologies are the core tools in his enterprise design toolkit. Nick is the author of...

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