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Changing legacy systems with Meri Williams

What can you learn from working with legacy code? Meri Williams talks to Clare Sudbery about respecting your predecessors, the impact of failure, the value delivered by the code that’s running right now, and the benefit of frequent software releases.

Meri Williams is an experienced CTO, a published author, an international speaker, chair of The Lead Developer conference, tech advisor for Kindred Capital and a trustee at Stonewall, the UK’s leading LGBTQ+ rights charity.

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Our theme tune is “For The Miles” by Richard Murray.

Episode links: Camille Fournier, Lara Hogan, Maria Gutierrez, Gina Trapani, Jessie Link, The blue and white marbles post, Lou Downe – Good Services, Becky Stafford – Adapting testing for engineers, Meri on Twitter, Lead Dev Together.