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Stephanie Stewart on Organisational Transformation and Joining the Board of the Agile Alliance

Posted by Stephanie Davis (nee Stewart) on  Dec 21, 2014

At the Agile 2014 conference Stephanie was elected to the board of the Agile Alliabce, in this interview she talks about leading an agile transition in Valpack and shares her vision for the future of the Agile Alliance.

15:53

Heather Hassebroek and Kent McDonald on Positive Politics, Organisational Change, Leadership Engagement and Sharing Experiences through Stories

Posted by Heather Hassebroek and Kent McDonald on  Dec 17, 2014

Heather and Kent present their experiences using positive politics to influence change in organisations undergoing an agile transition, how leadership beliefs can be influenced through upward micromanagement, playing by the rules to influence change and sharing stories to motivate action

13:26

Esther Derby on Coaching Upwards and Still No Silver Bullet

Posted by Esther Derby on  Dec 15, 2014

Esther Derby talks about how coaching managers needs a different set of techniques to coaching teams and how every agile adoption should be based on the context of the organization, grounded in in the principles behind the ideas rather than trying to apply a practice or set of practices out-of-the-box.

11:24

Kent McDonald & Kupe Kupersmith on "Yes and", Collaborative Conversations, Improv and Beyond Requirements

Posted by Kent McDonald & Kupe Kupersmith on  Dec 06, 2014

Kent & Kupe talk about their talk "Get the Liars in the Same Room", using "yes and" to encourage collaborative conversations while managing scope, starting with the end in mind and the forthcoming book Beyond Requirements aimed at business analysts and product owners on agile teams

18:44

Software Security, Agile & Protection Poker with Laurie Williams & Catherine Louis

Posted by Laurie Williams and Catherine Louis on  Nov 28, 2014

Laurie and Catherine share a Planning Poker-type practice called Protection Poker that leverages a diversity of ideas, experience, and knowledge related to software security. Protection Poker provides a collaborative, interactive, and informal structure for abuse case development and threat modeling leading to a software security risk estimate and security risk reduction.

23:46

Lyssa Adkins and Michael Spayd on the state of Agile, Enterprise Adoption and Intergal Agile

Posted by Lyssa Adkins and Michael Spayd on  Nov 27, 2014

Lyssa and Michael discuss the state of agile adoption in enterprises, what it really means to coach an agile enterprise and facilitating intense conversations. They introduce the Integral Agile model for organisational transformation and talk about Michael's upcoming book Coaching the Agile Enterprise.

16:07

John Krewson, Steve Ropa and Matt Badgley of VersionOne on their Agile 2014 Talks

Posted by John Krewson, Steve Ropa and Matt Badgley on  Nov 24, 2014

Three speakers from VersionOne discuss the importance of strong technical practices, software craftsmanship, how agile software development is similar to working in the theatre and how to get the right balance in documentation.

10:35

Mitch Lacey and Paul Hammond on Agile 2014 and 2015 Conferences

Posted by Mitch Lacey and Paul Hammond on  Nov 08, 2014

InfoQ spoke to Mitch Lacey who was the Conference Chair for the Agile 2014 conference and with Paul Hammond who will take the role for Agile 2015 to be held in Washington DC, 3-7 August 2015.

15:02

Doc List on Agile Stalwarts, Collaboration Culture and Teaching from the Back of the Room

Posted by Doc List on  Oct 25, 2014

Doc List co-chaired the Collaboration, Culture and Teams track at Agile 2014. He talks about how those aspects are interrelated, the Agile Stalwarts track and how Teaching from the Back of the Room makes a difference in learning and retention

21:33

Elisabeth Hendrickson on Building Quality In

Posted by Elisabeth Hendrickson on  Oct 09, 2014

Elisabeth Hendrickson discusses her move from consulting to take on the role of Director of Quality Engineering for Pivotal Labs, how important engineering technical practices are to building quality in from the ground up and how scaling agile across many teams requires a structure that supports self-organization within organizational constraints.

20:01

Mark Levison on the Magic and Science of Teams

Posted by Mark Levison on  Sep 22, 2014 2

Mark talks about what it takes to enable high-performing teams, the importance of stable teams, the value of cohesiveness, how the placement of water coolers and layout of lunch tables make a difference to team performance and how to overcome obstacles imposed by distance.

24:57

Karl Scotland introduces the Kanban Canvas

Posted by Karl Scotland on  Sep 12, 2014

Karl Scotland introduces the Kanban Canvas – a sheet he has designed to be printed on A0 paper and used to collaboratively explore a kanban system. The canvas is built around the heuristics and related questions, with the goal being to co-create a system design by exploring and answering the questions. The Kanban Canvas can be downloaded here

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