Ardita Karaj and Jason Little present their company’s journey to Agile using Lean Startup, contractor/internal coaches, culture hacking, ADKAR, Kanban, Innovation Games, and others.
Stuart Williams shares from experience how his company implemented Kanban, what worked for them in handling maintenance, support and a number of small projects.
Amir Barylko shares from his experience being the owner of a new product, how to reach goals, how to fight the fear of not making it in time, and how to make sure Agile works for you.
Donald Belcham explains how to improve a system’s reliability by using appropriate code patterns.
Michael Norton keynotes on experimentation mindset, sharing experiments enabling Groupon to iterate on their products and cultivating an engineering culture through feedback and collaboration.
Diane Zajac-Woodie, Michael Norton overview common biases regarding gender and how some of the practices used by agile teams may be perpetuating a culture of subtle inequality.
Jeff Morgan shares lessons learned helping organization adopt test automation, along with techniques for keeping the automation code simple, clean and maintainable.
Adam Yuret discusses how a focus on resource efficiency impedes flow while creating mountains of failure demand and fracturing an organization into competing silos.
Colin Gislason explores cross-culture similarities and differences on the African continent to find practical lessons in building technology.
Donald Belcham shares from his experience tuning the performance of a system in a short time.
Matt Barcomb discusses how leaders should evolve from "managing resources" to "designing systems", balancing authority with accountability and the issue of compensation plans based on performance.
Mike Bowler discusses CD, the build pipeline and version control practices and automated testing, exploring best practices and pitfalls, and making the deployment question a business decision.