December 4-6, 2017
Vancouver, Canada

Speaking of Spikes Spoken by Sophie

When facing a big, complex and critical problem, there is a way to mitigate risk and get enough knowledge with limited resources: spikes! Following some guidelines, you’ll improve your ability to make better decisions and move forward. You will learn:
- What is a spike
- When to make one
- How to set its scope
- How to prioritize
- How to document progress
- Its definition of done

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Sophie Déziel


Sophie is a senior Rails developer @ Acquisio and president of the Montreal's ruby user group, Montreal.rb. She is also involved as a speaker, volunteer or mentor in various events about tech, inclusion and learning like Les Pitonneux, Montreal All-Girls Hack Nights, RailsBridge and HTML150. She finds public speaking is very scary and it's for that specific reason that she loves it. She also enjoys cycling, snowboarding, bunnies and GIFs.

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