Steve Rogalsky introduces the science of brainstorming and the practice of silent brainstorming which keeps loud people from dominating the meeting and helping quite people to contribute.
Mark Phillips discusses 3 types of distributed systems and how they run them at Basho: Computer Systems, Communities, and Companies.
Dave Logan discusses why only 7% of organizational tribes are successfully doing Agile and what can be done about it.
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.