Backlog Zen

Backlog Zen

My talk from CTO Summit 2016 in San Francisco about how my team at Josephine reached Backlog Zen by keeping all the work in one place: GitHub.

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Tal Safran

May 13, 2016
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  1. Backlog Zen A toolkit for increasing developer happiness, productivity, and

    collaboration. Tal Safran Josephine
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  5. Who are we? team of 12

  6. Who are we? 4 nerds!

  7. New tools we —

  8. Zenhub

  9. Heroku Review Apps

  10. Github! spec > prioritize > estimate > code > review

    > qa > deploy One Tool To Rule Them All
  11. Flying Solo

  12. Text Text Brick by brick...

  13. Lonely Coder!

  14. Dynamic Duo! zeke!

  15. Pull Requests Pull Requests for code, Pivotal Tracker for issue

    tracking.
  16. Text Inline images!

  17. Text Design Ideas

  18. Checklists!

  19. Commit History

  20. Diffs!

  21. Inline code comments

  22. Text CI Integration

  23. Text Still using Pivotal for acceptance...

  24. Text Text Stories falling out of sync...

  25. If only we could do everything in Github...

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  28. Zenhub

  29. Draggable Cards

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  31. Point Estimations

  32. Filter by Label

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  34. Dynamic Duo! bye zeke!

  35. We doubled!

  36. Text Text Better specs

  37. Give developers everything they need

  38. We're cranking!

  39. Who's gonna QA all this stuff?

  40. QAz For Dayz Let's get all these lovelies involved!

  41. Heroku Review Apps Fresh outta beta

  42. Automatic staging app for each pull request!

  43. http://talsafran-pr-929.herokuapp.com http://talsafran-pr-849.herokuapp.com http://talsafran-pr-972.herokuapp.com

  44. http://s.talsafran.com/929 http://s.talsafran.com/849 http://s.talsafran.com/972

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  46. Happy Fam Happy Fam

  47. Thanks @talsafran Tal Safran josephine.com