Code Craftsman Saturdays - Deep Dive: Constraints for Innovation
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Pillar Technology and Bob Allen
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Ann Arbor Events
301 East Liberty Street, 7th floorAnn Arbor, MI 48105
Please mark your calendar and RSVP on meetup.
Code Craftsman Saturdays alternates each month between a regular Code Retreat format workshop and a deep-dive format. On September 9th we'll be going deep on a topic of interest.
We will have breakfast together starting by 8:30 and get to know one another. Around 9 I introduce the challenge and get people started. You and your chosen pair will wrestle with the problem for 45 minutes, and then we'll put laptops down and do a brief retrospective. The retrospectives allow all to share what they learned and to maybe choose something to do differently next time. Then, we do it again.
What's going on here is learning, and practice. One of the best values is learning from one another, and pair programming with people you would otherwise never have the opportunity to work with. You get exposed to different ways of thinking, different habits, and different skills, roughly 6 times in the course of one day. We do it every month, so we've gotten pretty good at it.
The primary focus of a deep dive in new learning,