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Individual Contribution and Team Responsibility: myths and reality

This is a story about the importance of teamwork and intra-team interaction in the process of rapid growth of a product and a company.

Using our company as an example, I will tell you how the method of scaling through cross-functional teams helps the company remain flexible and efficient.

Key Takeaways:
  • What is a team and what is important for its functioning.
  • What practices help a team be a team.
  • How a system thinking approach to team organization affects efficiency.
  • Difficulty Any level
  • Speech type Standard 40min

Dmitry Kushnikov
CTO at ManyChat, UK
Dmitry Kushnikov is a 20-year veteran of tech startups, a three-time CTO, a two-time Head of Engineering, and a co-founder. He has vast experience in software development, product launches, and building and growing teams.

Currently, he works at ManyChat, managing the R&D office and acting as the company’s CTO.

Dmitry is an early adopter of Large-Scale Scrum, bottleneck fighter, and ambassador of product engineering approaches. He believes that user experience is not less important than technical excellence. According to Dmitry, freedom and responsibility are the key elements of high-performance teams.
Participation is necessary
But closed. Sold out already. See you next year.

Speakers / Agenda

The program is full of amazing talks about people, code, trends, and people again. All talks undergo a сareful selection process by our program committee. We don't accept marketing talks and don’t sell slots to sponsors. Only meaningful content, only hardcore.