5S Refactoring: Understanding Refactoring for Non-Techies

schedule Oct 30th 01:00 - 02:00 PM place 204 A/B/C people 3 Interested

Developers are always wanting extra time to refactor their code. But we have deadlines and commitments to make - and really, what is refactoring anyway?This session aims to help non-technical team members to understand refactoring, why it's important, and why you don't have enough time not to refactor. Using Lean 5S, we're going to go through a non-technical example of what refactoring is and the types of things your teams may be doing during refactoring and the language they use.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

We'll use an analogous exercise to illustrate a 5S technique, followed by a discussion about how that technique relates to refactoring and the language that developers might use to describe this type of refactoring.

Learning Outcome

For non-technical people to understand the principles behind refactoring, why it's important to organizational code quality, and why you don't have time to skip it.

Target Audience

Product Owners, executives, non-technical team members, anyone else who wants to explain refactoring to non-technical coworkers

Prerequisites for Attendees

No prerequisites required

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