Martin Thompson focuses on the evolution of Java and how it contrasts to C/C++, covering the cultural challenges of pushing the limits of performance and how to collaborate with industry experts and organize teams, which often stands at odds with the culture in many organisations.
Lance Walton shares the experience of a small team building a trading platform in 6 weeks in Scala and Lift while fighting against an opposing organizational culture.
Tony Bruce proposes an approach to change based on techniques such as Finding the bright spots, Shrinking the change, Tweaking the environment, and suggests how to deal with objections.
Erik Hinton discusses the successes and failures of making a cultural shift in the newsroom at NYT to accept Haskell and some of the projects Haskell has been used for.
Jason Little teaches how to bring change in an organization without having people feel threatened.
Angel Medinilla advises on hiring and evolving a great Scrum master along with resources on psychology, coaching, motivational science, communication skills, corporate culture or change management.
Evolving Culture and Values. Understanding the Tradeoffs. Growth through Failure. The Importance of Leadership and Open Communication.
Pedram Keyani discusses the importance of evolving the culture and values of an organization, dealing with tradeoffs, learning from failure, proper leadership and open communication.
Raffi Krikorian discusses the software engineering challenges met re-architecting Twitter and the cultural change impact that came with it.
Jim and Michele McCarthy discuss the Core Protocols that make a common platform for an organization’s culture design.
Jason Little discusses how to avoid an organizational change failure when introducing Agile by leveraging principles of Lean Startup and Customer Development.
Jim McCarthy keynotes on the importance of a proper agile culture within organizations, providing examples from his own experience.
Floyd Marinescu shares how the virtual teams behind InfoQ.com and QCon are run; Processes, tools, & mindset needed to succeed in a completely virtual work environment that delivers happiness and alignment. Each practice is explained in the context of how it fosters purpose, autonomy, mastery, and a sense of progress.