Being effective is a function of being productive and efficient. In this highly personal session, Raju Gandhi will aim to highlight some of the tools, techniques and strategies used to reduce the mental overhead involved in our vocation. He will aim to show how to reduce the "friction" between what we wish to happen, and the act of making it happen. We will learn techniques to stay abreast of the constant churn seen in our industry, while aiming to be in a state of continuous improvement. With plenty of anecdotes, stories, and examples, this session will certainly have you thinking about to improve your effectiveness at work.
Raju Gandhi is a programmer, consultant, speaker, and trainer. With over 15 years of experience in software development, Raju is a strong proponent of the functional mindset, favoring immutability in both software and hardware. He believes that by embracing Agile and DevOps, we can deliver software that customers cherish. You can find him online on twitter as @looselytyped, as well as his blog, https://www.looselytyped.com. He is a speaker for the No Fluff Just Stuff Java conference series, as well as many other conferences like UberConf, RichWeb, ArchConf, FrontEnd Fest, Devoxx, GIDS (India) and acts as an instructor on O'Reilly (https://www.oreilly.com/pub/au/7764). In his spare time, you will find Raju reading, playing with technology, or spending time with his wonderful and significantly better half.