Scaling A Culture of Performance

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In a consistently moving organization, prioritizing performance can sometimes be a challenge.

There is always something to do, that new feature that needs to be released by the end of the month, that bug that needs to be fixed before the end of the day, or that production issue that needs to be addressed right away.

How do we fit in performance related work in all of this?

Over the past year, Priceline has worked to create a renewed culture of performance. We will be exploring how we approached implementing a performance mindset within our teams introducing key learnings, challenges and takeaways.

We will also be talking about our journey using modern web performance tools and metrics and how they are helping us improve not only the site speed but also the business and the user experience.

Speaker Information:

Malek Hakim (@hakimelekk) is a Performance Engineer at Priceline.

Malek is passionate about building fast web products. He spends his days diving into Priceline's infrastructure looking for optimization opportunities as a performance engineer. He is also a co-organizer at the NYC Web Performance Group and a former organizer at the Meteor Apollo NYC meetup group.

Meetup is hosting us again. And they still have food and beer!

As always, we are going to have geekaways with geeky prizes provided by our sponsors.

Agenda:

6:30 - Arrive at Meetup, meet other members
6:45 - Event starts
7:00 - Scaling A Culture of Performance (Malek Hakim)
8:00 - Q&A
8:15 - "Books and Stuff" geekaways
8:30 - Open Discussion, Networking

Location:

Meetup
632 Broadway
9th floor
New York, NY

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Our Sponsors:

- Fastly (https://www.fastly.com/) is the only CDN that gives businesses complete control over how they serve content and the ability to cache frequently changing content at the edge.

- Catchpoint's (https://www.catchpoint.com/) end-user experience monitoring provides complete visibility into users’ experiences from anywhere to detect and fix issues faster.