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Scaling Organizations and Technology

February 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Successful Internet companies are built on a foundation of excellent culture, efficient organization, and solid technology. As a company needs to scale, all of these parts of the foundation need to grow and scale with it. This highly interactive workshop will provide a deep dive into modern best practices at innovative companies in Silicon Valley for scaling culture, organization, and technology.

Driven primarily by the presenter’s experience ranging from small Valley startups to Google and eBay, we will learn about:

  • Scalable Organizations
  • Scalable Development Process
  • Scalable Architecture
  • Scalable Culture

You will leave with concrete recommendations you can use to start implementing improvements in your own technology organization.

Intended audience is engineering leaders – CTO, VP Engineering, Director of Engineering


 Module 1: Scalable Organizations
  • Small Teams
  • Specialty Skills
  • Organizational Growth
  • Global and Remote Teams

Module 2: Scalable Development Process

  • What to Build and What NOT to Build
  • Prioritization
  • Test-Driven Development
  • Technical Debt
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Experimentation

Module 3: Scalable Architecture

  • Architecture Evolution
  • Monoliths and Microservices
  • Incremental Evolution
  • Service Patterns and Anti-Patterns

Module 4: Scalable Culture

  • Collaboration and Decisionmaking
  • Learning Culture and Blameless Post-mortems


Your trainer: Randy Shoup

Randy Shoup

Randy Shoup is a 25-year veteran of Silicon Valley, and has worked as a senior technology leader and executive at companies ranging from small startups to mid-sized places to eBay and Google. Randy is currently VP Engineering at Stitch Fix in San Francisco.

Earlier, Randy was Chief Engineer at eBay for 6 1/2 years, where he was responsible for multiple generations of eBay’s realtime search infrastructure. He was CTO and co-founder of a startup, and learned just how difficult and different it is to build a company from scratch. He was Director of Engineering at Google for Google App Engine, building and operating the world’s largest platform-as-a-service. He also spent a year and a half applying eBay and Google lessons consulting with startups and large enterprises on how to improve their organizations and technology.
He is particularly passionate about the nexus of culture, technology, and organization.


February 18
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


HaSharon Hotel
4 Ramat Yam st
Herzliya, Israel


AgileSparks Israel

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