Embracing Failure as an Agent of Change

Scheduled for: March 11th, 2020, 3:00 pm PT / Category: Interviews

Journey from conservative, risk-averse, status quo centric corporate culture to dynamic, process oriented culture that values early and frequent failure that leads to empowering the teams and building the trust between business and technology.

Alex Bunardzic has been doing software engineering since 1990. Getting exposed over time to various roles (programmer, technical lead, software architect, manager of software engineering, CTO, etc.), Alex accumulated variety of practical skills in the field of software engineering. Starting early on (2002) with Extreme Programming (XP), Alex quickly became a big proponent of agile mentality, which led him to engage in DevOps practices.

He is a published author and has been invited to give talks at international high tech conferences. Alex is presently running a consulting agency and has been functioning as Software Engineering Practice Lead at WorkSafeBC for more than a year. His consultancy is currently focused on Test Driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI) and Service Virtualization. One of Alex’s claims to fame is that he has never been asked to provide two pieces of ID when ordering a glass of beer in a restaurant.