The Push Train

The challenges in deploying to production dozens of times per day are interpersonal, not technical. This talk rummages through a toolbox of social hacks my team used to tear down obstacles to shipping, increase developer velocity, and most importantly sustain it as the size of the team grew.


Dan McKinley


Dan McKinley is a Principal Engineer at Mailchimp. He cofounded Skyliner, and worked at Stripe for a little over a year. He was a Principal Engineer at Etsy, where he got in early and worked for seven years. He dimly remembers a four year stint at Standard & Poor’s in the early 2000s.