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Growing Developers Through Accountability

Accountability ... it sounds boring. But it has truly transformed EduSource. Through accountability, we've been able to cut out the mid-level of management, and have watched entry-level developers succeed at managing teams. With a few senior developers available to help with architecture decisions and to perform code reviews, our teams of 24-year-olds, accompanied by student apprentices, are completing complicated web-application projects on-time and on-budget, something that's virtually unheard of in our industry. We're working accountability into every level of our business at EduSource, from holding sales accountable for the number of contacts made per day to holding finance accountable to the percentage of outstanding invoices each week. Of course, most of EduSource consists of our dev teams, who are held accountable daily to leading metrics dealing with delivery, efficiency, quality, and cost. It involves a lot of math, process, and intentionality. I'm convinced that every business needs to work accountability into every level. Here's how to do it.

Friday 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Beyond Code Solaria B