Stacia Viscardi outlines the weaknesses of traditional resourcing methods and their illusion of efficiency, presenting a way for transitioning to a leaner and more innovative approach.
Dan North and Chris Read discuss techniques for implementing Agile Operations, a combination of Lean thinking and Agile development meant to optimize the business processes in order to reduce waste.
Hamlet D'Arcy explains the Lean principles - Eliminate Waste, Build Quality In, Create Knowledge, Defer Commitment, Deliver Fast, Respect People, Optimize the Whole – in the context of using Groovy.
Rolf Russell & Andy Duncan discuss rapid and reliable releases from the build/release/devops perspective, considering relationships, metrics, required skills, and the need to cut waste and bottlenecks
Usain Bolt revealed his nutrition sources: KFC, McDonald's & Chinese Food. If the world's fastest man doesn't eat healthy food, why should programmers? Because programmers know about Version Control!