Chad Fowler attempts to convince people that keeping things "tiny" –small iterations, small methods, small teams - is the best thing one can do for himself and his team.
Peter Norvig keynotes on using machine learning techniques to solve more general software problems, helping both the advanced programmer and the novice one.
Jack Strong introduces the Deming Cycle - Plan, Do, Check, Action (PDCA)-, along with techniques for team building, brainstorming and prioritization.
Greg Young advises understanding the pros and cons of a system’s concepts and environments in order to avoid oscillating between options or choosing the wrong ones.
Mike Atherton keynotes on aligning work with values to get most benefits from it, to be proud of the results and to make a difference.
Olaf Lewitz invites the audience to make choices, connecting choices, artistic choices, loving choices, courageous choices.
Gary McGraw keynotes on the internal forces and relationships active inside companies that drive them to success by managing to take ideas and transform them into technologies.
David Gauquelin keynotes on the role played by designers in imagining, building, and developing the products that will shape people’s lives in this new interconnected world.
Chris Atherton outlines some of the cognitive science around how attention and cognition work, helping understanding the reasons why designs sometimes leave users frustrated and confused.
Dan North and Jessica Kerr make a journey through complexity. At the other side we may find simplicity, or we may find the light at the end of the tunnel is just another oncoming ESB.
Brian Goetz keynotes on Java’s history, evolution and its future, how it is going to meet the needs of today’s programming.
Stephen Bungay keynotes on the importance of combining leadership with management and command in running a business.