Think Fast, First: Empowering Performance Culture


There are several paths to tackle Performance optimizations, and many more to keep them.

This is the story of establishing a performance culture by empowering non-technical team members to understand, own, and plan their impact during the development cycle.

Over the past year, Hearst has worked to improve performance across the stack. We will be covering how we progressively refactored our legacy app, performance tips, tooling, and our roadmap.

Alfredo Lopez (@lfredolo), Director of Engineering at Hearst is working with technical and non-technical teams to develop tools and guidelines that abstract best practices into measurable business goals.

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.


6:30 - Arrive at Meetup, meet other members
6:45 - Event starts
7:00 - Think Fast, First: Empowering Performance Culture (Alfredo Lopez)
8:00 - Q&A
8:15 - "Books and Stuff" geekaways
8:30 - Open Discussion, Networking


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