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Tuesday, September 22 • 9:00am - 9:30am
Organizational Leadership with Modern C++

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With the "C++ Renaissance" it is imperative that the technical leadership prove their mettle to lead a large organization into adopting modern practices and idioms.

In this talk, John and Kevin will discuss various techniques that they have employed to help drive their large development organization (~ 75 software engineers) towards a culture of modernization - some techniques that have worked well, and some that have not.

This will not be a discussion on specifics and nuances of the language. This is more a "fuzzy" discussion on what it means to be both at the forefront of the language and a leader / champion for your peers.

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Kevin Kostrzewa

Software Architect, Thomson Reuters
My first piece of published software was in 1983, on a Commodore 64, published in Commodore Power/Play magazine. I have been a professional programmer since 1992 working for Thomson Reuters (originally Creative Solutions) working initially in C/DOS and now primarily in C++/Window... Read More →
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John Wyman

Lead Programmer, Thomson Reuters
I has been working at Thomson Reuters (then Creative Solutions) since 1999. There I develop a US Tax application that contains modules for most conceivable forms of US Tax. US Tax makes for a dynamic code base and a strong desire for efficiency, making C++ our tool of choice.

Tuesday September 22, 2015 9:00am - 9:30am PDT
McClintock (404) Meydenbauer Center

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