Bjarte Bogsnes talks about Beyond Budgeting and the challenges and approaches to implementing it in organizations as well as its history and acceptance in the Agile community.
Amr Elssamadisy, founder of Agile Culture New York and author of the book Agile Adoption Patterns, shares his thoughts on why safety is essential to Agile success. We know that learning is essential for successful agility, and teams learn best through failure – but failure is inherently unsafe. The key to success is in making things safe. Without safety you cannot learn effectively from failure.
Dan Mezick, author of the book The Culture Game, shares his insights on engagement as the fuel of successful and lasting Agile adoptions. Pulling examples from Open Spaces and the computer gaming industry, Dan explains how they both implement four basic rules: have a clear goal, a clear set of rules, a good feedback system, and support an opt-in participation strategy.
Darach Ennis explains the lessons learned from the Complex Event Processing community, reactive programming, the challenges of messaging on mobile platforms, OOP vs Functional and much more.
Gojko Adzic talks about the need to iterate and learn about business value before jumping into solutions. Impact Mapping helps visualize and learn which behavior changes impact business results. Those changes might not even require any kind of software delivery.
Alexander Osterwalder sits down to discuss the Business Model Canvas, how large organizations are using it today, and his thoughts on the Lean Canvas.
Kupe Kupersmith discusses his session on Improv at Agile 2012 and how it can help both teams and individuals communicate better.
Pat Reed discusses the need for an Agile accounting standard to support large-scale agile adoption, the need for career pathways that are compatible with collaborative teamwork and the role of the Agile Alliance in humanizing the software industry.
Brandon Carlson discusses his Agile journey, measurement and some code metrics tools he is working on. He also shares his views on professionalism and the importance of not fearing your customers.
Eric Steven Raymond, in an interview at the Agile Culture Conference, talks about the hacking culture and some of the lessons the Agile community could learn from open source development.
Jim & Michele discuss designing culture and making really true teams that have collaborative intimacy and solving really hard problems with great teams. Building on their 16 years research, experiments and working with teams they talk about how their approach can build environments of hyper-productivity and joy in work.
Traci Fenton shares some tips for creating greater freedom and teamwork including the "power question", "happiness buckets", "church of fail", and more. This interview was recorded at CultureCon 2012 organized by Agile Boston and is intended primarily for a business audience but has lots of inspiring tips for the rest of us.