Watch our interview with Julia Wester

Turning binary thinking into better software development

Chris Stewart

We caught up with Julia Wester, 55 Degrees AB, at DevOpsCon Munich and spoke to her about turning binary thinking into better software development. Watch the interview to find out what she had to say.

During a quiet moment at DevOpsCon Munich 2019, we grabbed Julia Wester and asked her some questions about her talks on how to use conflict and binary thinking and turn them into better software development.

Julia Wester is a co-founder of 55 Degrees AB, an outcome-focused consulting company and Atlassian Solution Partner in southern Sweden. Julia leads the consulting practice, leveraging her 18 years of experience working in and managing high-performing teams at companies such as Turner Broadcasting, F5 Networks, and LeanKit. She is passionate about teaching others how to tame the chaos of everyday work by embracing transparency, continuous improvement, and a lagom mindset. She also loves talking about how management doesn’t have to be a dirty word. Julia blogs at and tweets at @everydaykanban. Find out more about her company, 55 Degrees, at
Chris Stewart
Chris Stewart is an Online Editor for He studied French at Somerville College, Oxford before moving to Germany in 2011. He speaks too many languages, writes a blog, and dabbles in card tricks.

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