Bill Liao keynotes on the scale-free self-organizing systems implemented by CoderDojo and how they can be used by other consumer software organizations that wants to achieve significant reach.
Pieter Hintjens keynotes on the current digital revolution that has created an “all seeing, all hearing policeman”, discussing what can be done about it.
Didier Verna keynotes on the bonds between biology and computer science, how these bonds developed over the years, and how software could behave like living organisms.
Dan North believes Agile scales if teams achieve contextual consistency through shared guiding principles, a clear vision and a common understanding.
Dick Wall makes connections between Lao-Tzu’ philosophical insights found within his writing, Tao Te Ching, and the art of software development.
Damian Conway explores quantum finite state automata, the power of Maxwell's information engine, the computational expressiveness of (un)natural languages, blending them all into a simple self-describing massively parallel auto-visualizing superpositional proof-by-simulation system. *Note: We're not able to use our standard split-screen view to show this, but wanted to bring it to you anyway.*
Tim Lister describes his work as a colleague, as an apprentice, as a mentor, and as a mediator noting how team dynamics have changed over the years, and how they bring new challenges to tight collaboration.
Viktor Klang keynotes on the imminence and the need to prepare for failure along with several ways of managing failure in case it happens.
Jonas Bonér, Francesco Cesarini discuss the evolution of distributed concurrent thinking along with the problems it has to solve and the toolchains created along the way.
Tom Gilb keynotes on agility, outlining 10 principles and his own values for Agile value delivery.
Bodil Stokke attempts to answer why some meritorious technologies fade away while others end up dominating the software landscape, and suggests what can be done to fix that.
Jim McCarthy keynotes on the importance of a proper agile culture within organizations, providing examples from his own experience.