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ScaleConf 2013: I started out with nothing and I've still got most of it left

ScaleConf 2013: I started out with nothing and I've still got most of it left

My talk from day two of ScaleConf 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa. http://scaleconf.org

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Mike Jones

April 19, 2013
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  1. Friday 19 April 13

  2. WARNING: STRONG OPINIONS Friday 19 April 13

  3. Mike Jones @imsickofmaps [lover , not a hater] Friday 19

    April 13
  4. I was the heckler. Awkward. Friday 19 April 13

  5. if (start == false) { failure++ } else { failure--

    } Friday 19 April 13
  6. Software has versions, so do you v1 - Multimedia designer

    [’95 - ’97] v2 - Web developer [’97 - ’00] v3 - Lead developer [’00 - ’02] v4 - Architect [’02 - ’03] v5 - Consultant [’03 - ’04] v6 - Mobile applications developer [’04 - ’05] v7 - Collaboration consultant [’05 - ’07] v8 - Sales specialist [’07 - ’10] v9 - Product marketer [’10 - ’12] v10 - Manager, architect, developer, operations, box packer, coffee maker, leaflet poster... etc. [’12 - ??] Friday 19 April 13
  7. Do something that matters Friday 19 April 13

  8. Tea scales (and coffee, beer, etc.) Friday 19 April 13

  9. Scale through others 80% Friday 19 April 13

  10. Don’t scale out of embarr- assment Friday 19 April 13

  11. Be scaleable (but don't) $ fab Friday 19 April 13

  12. giants Pick your wisely Friday 19 April 13

  13. Offload the right stuff, at the right time Friday 19

    April 13
  14. create your own education Friday 19 April 13

  15. Thanks. mike@westerncapelabs.com @imsickofmaps [Special offer: Every order via ontheway.co.za gets

    a free punchdance.gif ] Thanks: Cartoons - gapingvoid.com Friday 19 April 13