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Production Essentials Summit: Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

Mikey Soden  (Lead Producer, Microsoft, Turn 10 Studios)

Location: Room 2010, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 20

Time: 1:20 pm - 1:50 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass

Topic: Production & Team Leadership

Format: Lecture

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

Much of the focus of the production disciplines lands on the ownership and generation of artifacts that bring certainty, or at least the impression of certainty. As producers, we spend a large portion of our careers building schedules, plans, budgets, and processes to guide development successfully…


Uncertainty can cause a high degree of discomfort
Production artifacts should seek to reduce the likelihood of failure from dealing with uncertainty, rather than eliminate uncertainty all together.

Intended Audience

Producers of all skill levels. Discipline leads involved with planning/scheduling.