Enabling Developer Productivity: Intentional Evolution of the Platform

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Effective documentation and code samples play a pivotal role in developer adoption and success. In today's fast-paced environment, developers rely heavily on self-service resources to tackle their real-world challenges underscoring the critical importance of well-organized, informative, and easily discoverable samples.

This presentation explores practical strategies for deliberately refining processes, tools, and workflows to scale contributions to enhance developer experience and productivity. These strategies encompass a holistic approach to streamline onboarding, decrease support requests, and ultimately drive business growth through customer engagement and retention. By empowering developers with high-quality, easily accessible documentation, organizations can foster a thriving developer community and accelerate product adoption.


Jennifer Davis

Engineering Manager @Google, Previously @Microsoft and @Chef, Author of "Effective DevOps" and "Modern System Administration"

Jennifer Davis is an Engineering Manager at Google, systems engineer, public speaker, and author. She is committed to building high-performance teams, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and building communities. With over two decades of experience, Jennifer brings a wealth of expertise in systems engineering with a focus on operability and reliability. Her background in systems, agile, and DevOps enables her to guide teams in building robust systems while empowering engineers to reach their full potential in a sustainable manner.

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Monday Jun 24 / 01:20PM EDT ( 50 minutes )


Metcalf Hall


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