Main focus: Software Engineering
Twitter handle: @laurieontech
City: Washington, DC
Country: United States
Topics: development, software engineering
Laurie Barth is a software engineer at Ten Mile Square Technologies, a small consulting firm that tackles problems anywhere in the business-to-technology lifecycle. Previously, Laurie worked as a program manager for the DOD. She graduated from Johns Hopkins with a Masters in Computer Science and has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Franklin & Marshall College. In her free time she can be found doing puzzles, playing board games, and trying a new Escape Room.
Examples of previous talks / appearances:
Everyone has blindspots. For developers it is often taking for granted certain technical skill sets. So what happens when you need to build a system for people without those skills? How do you adjust? What do you use as a reference point for common knowledge? How do you get out of your own head?
This talk will tell a story of a project where we attempted to do just that. What we learned. What challenges we faced. And how our final system took into account all of our experiences.This talk is in: English
Lessons learned from legacy system updates.This talk is in: English