Simon Marcus shares Spotify’s approach to growing up without losing itself.
David Daly presents why his team chose Kanban, how it adopted it, the benefits of using Kanban, tips for implementing Kanban and pitfalls to avoid.
Melissa Pierce discusses the history and present of CS culture, gender relations, and tensions between hardware and software engineering.
Jason Little, Carlos Oliveira, April Jefferson discuss how to co-create change by involving the people affected by it in the design of the change, through theory and multiple real-world case studies.
Sri Viswanath shares the ideas and program driving Groupon’s engineering culture.
Olaf Lewitz invites the audience to make choices, connecting choices, artistic choices, loving choices, courageous choices.
Pawel Brodzinski focuses on the importance of having a correct mindset and understanding the context rather than blindly following some methods.
Geoff McDonald describes how the company succeeds in engaging workers by providing an inspirational business purpose, a decision making framework and focusing on employee well-being.
Karl Scotland advises changing the perspective and using an experimental approach based on trial-and-error for organizations that want to evolve through learning.
Josh Knowles shares thoughts on the strong engineering culture which has made the Pivotal Labs team successful, taking a look at how things have evolved over the past 20 years.
Sandy Mamoli explains how Trade Me is using Portfolio Kanban to reduce WIP by prioritizing projects, focusing on the important ones rather than urgent ones.
Matt Ballantine shares the approaches that have helped him to successfully deliver change in organizations by focusing on emotional reactions, stages of learning, old vs. new, peers influence.