Joy is currently an Engineering Manager at Quipper, an educational technology company.
As an education graduate, she applies her teacher training and passion for technology in leading Quipper's web engineering teams to develop learning platforms for educators and learners. Being one of the early developers of Quipper, Joy has been part of the company's growth from a small start up to a global EdTech company. As a former director of Women Who Code Manila, Joy also helped build the women in tech community in the Philippines and mentor other developers to excel in their tech careers.
2020 brought us massive growth in usage but big challenges came along with it (as they say, a good problem to have!).
In this talk, I will share the challenges we encountered and how we responded to them, including the decisions we had to make and the processes we developed.
Often an overhaul is the only way to guarantee a stable, secure and performant user experience. Whether it be technical debt, architectural improvements, over time or even migration commitments, overhauls are a fact and can be detrimental to the team in terms of timing, productivity and balancing general work pressures. Our panelists will discuss how to approach a product overhaul and the key steps needed for success no matter what area you're working on.