Ed Cortis shares lessons learned adopting ABW, covering the pilot program, noise/quiet spaces, tools, curtains, card walls, people, logistics, etc.
Mary Poppendieck examines research and case studies to help understand what a lean mindset is and how it can help a company compete in today's fast moving marketplace.
Jean Tabaka discusses combining Design Thinking and Complexity Theory in order to balance exploration and execution in creating and sustaining Agile adoption in teams, groups, and organizations.
Allan Kelly explains What Agile is, Why companies are adopting it in increasing numbers and How it works, providing suggestions on how to start an Agile initiative and how to do things right.
Jason Little and Andrew Annett explain different behavior models helping to understand resistance to change, where it comes from and how to encourage the desired behaviors.
Wanda Marginean shares challenges and lessons learned during real cases of Agile transformations.
Lawrence Ludlow and Susan Smart organize a panel to answer questions related to introducing Agile into organizations, trying to find out the actions, impediments and benefits of such an endeavor.
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.
Alex Adamopoulos emphasizes the need for hands-on learning, a method that is faster, cheaper and produces better results than taking some training or certification courses.
David Bulkin introduces various agile practices to beginners interspersed with advice for advance practitioners.
Hakan Erdogmus and John Favaro explain why agility is good and when. They associate agility with flexibility which can lead to a better but more costly decision making process.
Matt Wynne discusses Mortgage-Driven Development and adopting other people’s tools and processes without adaptation or consideration to actual needs.