Susan Standiford discusses the social psychology, culture and team dynamics challenges faced while moving RueLaLa to a new platform.
Jim Benson develops the idea that software is not engineered, and it is better done collaboratively by a communicative team using Agile and Kanban methodology and tools.
Sue McKinney discusses the roles of managers and developers within an organization where everyone owns delivery and is accountable.
Jeff Patton presents a work style where everyone takes ownership of products, being involved in identifying and solving problems, and shares practices for collaboratively designing solutions.
Phil Hagelberg advises on starting and maintaining user groups doing swarm coding, a form of interactive development in an informal setting.
Zach Holman shares insights on creating a happy experience fueling developers’ creativity, being inspired by how things are done at GitHub.
David Hussman, David Laribee, Jeff Patton, Richard Sheridan and Susan Standiford discuss forming and building successful teams: hiring new people, pairing, combining people of different levels, etc.
Stephen Burton discusses how the people, processes, collaboration and tools employed in Formula 1 can be used to manage performance and reliability and ultimately achieve success by DevOps.
Dan North engages the audience into a discussion about the tradeoffs involved in making decisions regarding the team composition, development style, architecture, and deployment solutions.
Jenny Cham teaches how to plan workshops having a technical or scientific audience in order to impress the audience, get feedback and get the best results.
Craig Larman presents practices and tips related to adoption, structure, requirements, contracts, architecture and design, offshore, multisite development, and coordination with large Scrum teams.
Stephen Nelson-Smith’s presentation is a case study and lessons learned by implementing Agile and Lean practices by both the development and operations team in an attempt to overhaul the entire development, testing, staging, and production process of a UK governmental website.