Delivery and Deployment

TH19 How to Talk Like an Engineer


2:45pm - 4:00pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Laurie Barth

Staff Software Engineer


It is often said that the hardest problem to solve is when two people are talking about different things but believe they are talking about the same thing. As you grow in your engineering career being able communicate about problems effectively is perhaps your single most important skill. This talk exists to distill the breadth of engineering verticals into a quick hit of common vocabulary.

You will learn:

  • About communication blindspots
  • About common types of vocabulary that trip people up
  • Ways to improve team communication and understanding