Arlo is on a mission to eliminate bugs in the software industry. He has spent the past decade deeply understanding the causes of bugs so that they can be prevented. Having worked as a consultant or full-time employee at several companies, three directly contributed to processes he created to prevent bugs. As CTO of Silver Platter, Arlo used Extreme Programming to scientifically and iteratively improve the way a team works. Building off Microsoft’s highly disciplined culture, he then created Code by Refactoring™ as a more effective way to do refactoring at scale, eliminating code that is hard to read or risky to modify. Many of these technical practices are now provided and certified as a Validated Software Mender. Later with Tableau’s data-oriented culture, he developed a way to use bug data to guide investments incrementally, called Safeguarding™. Additionally, he found a more effective framework to lead technical transformations, called Growing Responsible Ownership™ (GROw™). Combined, these methods provide a comprehensive way to prevent bugs, now offered through Deep Roots in ways that are iteratively consumable for teams to integrate into their everyday work.
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Naming as a Process (NaaP)
Unclogging your DevOps Pipelines
Arlo has been an invited international speaker since 2006 and participant of podcasts since 2014. Below is a collection of those podcast publications.
How to Scale Software Teams
Art of Agile Development Book Club
Technical Debt is Killing your Business
#BugsZero with Arlo Belshee and Marian Willeke
The Mob Mentality Show
Agile 2019 Day 3: Solving for Technical Debt w/ Arlo Belshee & Marian Willeke
Leading Agile SoundNotes
For Devs: How to See Code Differently
For Agility’s Sake
Communication Debt with Andrea Goulet
Legacy Code Rocks
Interview with Arlo Belshee
The Modern Agile Show
Naming with Arlo Belshee
Legacy Code Rocks
Episode 073 | Arlo Belshee – Refactoring Humanity
Developer on Fire