Do the Right Thing: Building Software in an Age of Social Responsibility

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 9:45 am10:30 am

Jeffrey Snover, Microsoft

Abstract: 

In an increasingly software-driven world, our role is more critical than ever. We are literally forging the fabric of the future and we need to stop and ask ourselves what kind of world do we want to live in? Our code impacts real people in real ways. Ethical concerns, social responsibility, and inclusive design are important to the work we do, and addressing them well takes time and resources. Join Jeffrey Snover, Technical Fellow at Microsoft, to learn how modernizing development processes can free you up to focus on building great software, minimizing technical debt, protecting sensitive data, and empowering your users.

Jeffrey Snover, Microsoft

Jeffrey Snover is a Technical Fellow at Microsoft and the Chief Architect for Azure Storage and Edge Cloud Group where he focuses on Azure Stack. Snover is the inventor of Windows PowerShell, an object-based distributed automation engine, scripting language, and command line shell. He was also the Chief Architect for Windows Server. Snover joined Microsoft in 1999 as divisional architect for the Management and Services Division, providing technical direction across Microsoft's management technologies and products.

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BibTeX
@conference {221720,
author = {Jeffrey Snover},
title = {Do the Right Thing: Building Software in an Age of Social Responsibility},
year = {2018},
address = {Nashville, TN},
publisher = {{USENIX} Association},
}