Lachlan Heasman and Bernd Schiffer talk about Agile Coaching and how to define it and the skills required as well as their experiences along the way including Scrum PLoP, 42 things and Agile meetups.
Neil Killick discusses his background in Agile and his thoughts on estimation in Agile software projects, in particular the discussion around #noestimates.
Gerry Kirk discusses bringing Agile and Innovation Games to governments and communities for social change.
Peter Saddington discusses his work as an Agile Coach, his Agile Scout blog, his new book and his passion into research and tools around leveraging human capital and optimizing teams.
Elisabeth talks about the current state of functional testing tools and the work being done by the Agile Alliance Functional Testing Tools program and how it is influencing the direction of tools development in the testing space. She also describes the new community-based site for giving and getting professional recognition- Entaggle.
In this interview, recorded at QCon London, Patrick Curran talks to Charles Humble about the history of the JCP, and how it has changed since Oracle's acquisition of Sun. He also talks about the relationship between the OpenJDK project and the JCP, the role of the JCP in innovation, and the recent Apache and Hologic controversies.
Chris Wanstrath discusses the state of GitHub's architecture, how GitHub is used and its impact on open source collaboration.
Patrick Curran and Geir Magnusson discuss the role played by the standardization process and the lessons taken from the open source movement, one key aspect being related to reference implementations that are required from spec leaders.
Brian Marick discusses what he means by micro-scale-retro-futurist-anachro-syndicalism and why we should go back to the roots of Agile. He talks about what he thinks were the mistakes in the Agile Manifesto, how it has lead to the state of the Agile community today, and how we can build better systems by making them so that they are much more easily tested.
In this interview from RubyFringe, John Lam talks about his work on IronRuby and how Microsoft is approaching Open Source software development.
Greg Young interviews Dave Laribee who is the founder and current lead administrator of ALT.NET, a conference where varied and fringe ideas on programming languages and practices are encouraged.
In this interview from QCon London 2008, Erich Gamma discusses the Jazz project, why Eclipse has been successful, the strict Eclipse release schedule, JUnit, Design Patterns, how to identify a design pattern, design patterns and the 'Don't Repeat Yourself' principle, the design pattern community, and whether dependency injection is a design pattern.