Company: Grand Parade / William Hill
General Manager of Grand Parade Poland. Tomek is Agile enthusiast and Coach, Engineer at heart. Former Engineering Manager, Scrum Master and Software Developer. Tomek conducted his first Agile Transformation in 2009. He worked for various international IT companies and lived in Vienna, Toronto and Isle of Man. Passionate about how people relations influence Software Development. He uses his empathy, connectedness and restorative talents (based on Gallup’s taxonomy) to help development teams boost their productivity and individual well-being. He is known for giving others a sense of comfort and stability in the face of uncertainty. His ability to link together the facts and dots, gives him a feeling that he would have been a good doctor or detective – he is happy that he decided to study Computer Science though. Tomek loves skiing, biking and sailing. Recently he has started his journey as a lecturer at AGH University of Science and Technology leading courses he designed for future engineers.
TDD – Trust Driven Development. How to Break the Siloes Between Dev and Ops Teams and Shorten Lead Time for Your Changes.
We all know that Software Development Lifecycle can be a complicated process. We are usually good at identifying bottlenecks and we have tools like Value Stream Mapping to visualize them. We are often able to remove some of the berries by adjusting the process itself.
There are also some impediments that can be removed only by building trust across teams Development, Operations, and Change Management teams. During this talk, Tomasz will shine the light on how to build trust between these teams, break the silos and accelerate the delivery of our product.