Douglas Squirrel has taught 3rd grade, started a one-man business, and performed in comedy sketches. In the last 15 years he has been CTO at startups in financial services and e-commerce and is currently VP Technology at children's payment-card firm Osper.
Talks I've Given
Another Of Your Harebrained Schemes: Why Executives Should (or Shouldn't) Back Microservices
Want to introduce microservices to your software but not sure how to pitch it to your boss? Don't miss this talk!mucon microservices
Microservices: So Crazy It Just Might Work
Want to eliminate technical debt, deploy every few minutes, use Python, Clojure, and .NET in the same system, and make major rewrites trivially easy? Advocates of microservices designs, such as Martin Fowler, claim that you can do all this and much more if you construct your application as a...microservices soa domain-driven-design events devops deployment
Hands on Root Cause Analysis
Douglas Squirrel, CTO of youDevise, will demonstrate how his team use root-cause analysis to bring about continuous improvement in their software process.
Introducing Narrative, a framework for behaviour-driven tests in fluent Java
Narrative gives you the tools to write readable behaviour-driven tests in Java. We'll look at an example and explain why you might choose to use Narrative over other testing frameworks.java testing bdd hacker-news
Hands-On Root-Cause Analysis
Even the best teams encounter costly, puzzling problems. Leaders and others concerned with improving software quality and team process often say they are going to address "the" root cause of such a problem.
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