Silicon Valley Code Camp

The Sessions

SVCC is the perfect place to watch engaging and entertaining talks given by industry experts and luminaries, and meet with developers for enaging and motivating conversations around specific topics.

6 sessions out of 92 match your criteria.

Applied Wisdom for the Emotionally Intelligent Manager

Eric Braun
Eric Braun
  
In this section we will present key characteristics that allow emotionally intelligent leadership to emerge. We will also describe some practices that you can immediately use to increase your emotional intelligence.

Building Distributed Teams

  
Practical advice and considerations for how to identify, build, and grow a distributed team. The talk will cover issues like considerations for identifying a location, recruiting and building a team, effective and efficient communication channels, and ensuring remote offices are set up for success.

Q&A Panel with Engineering Managers

Ron Lichty
Ron Lichty
Tammy Baker
Tammy Baker
Eric Braun
Eric Braun
Marcus Blankenship
Marcus Blankenship
  
How do I handle an unreasonable boss? What if I don't trust my team to deliver good code? How can I improve your team's attitude about agile? Why do I have so many bugs???

The Science of Programmer Motivation

Marcus Blankenship
Marcus Blankenship
  
In this age of sky-high salaries, outrageous benefits, and ever-changing technology we would be wise to pause and ask, “What motivates programmers to work, grow, and stay?”

Time Management for Engineering Managers

  
Time management is a constant challenge for all EMs. I will share tips, tactics, and strategies to get things. Topics include planning your day, time boxing, emails, calendar management, to-do lists, and effective meetings.

What's It Take to Be a (Good!) Manager?

Ron Lichty
Ron Lichty
  
Managing programmers is hard! Becoming a successful manager requires a drastic change of focus.