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 as programming language.
Rolf Russell & Andy Duncan discuss how to have rapid and reliable releases from the perspective of build, release, and devops, considering the relationship between the teams involved, the metrics needed to measure the performance achieved, the required skills, and the need to remove 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!