Nick Zhu & Sharan Karanth introduce a thought framework, based on Anti-Fragility, that can be used to describe, explain, and tune Agile, Lean as well as Continuous Delivery practices.
Thushara Wijerwadena discusses aligning practices in various departments in an organization with those of an agile development team, addressing both the challenges and solutions to meet them.
Tom Gilb offers case study -the Evo Agile Startup Week, Confirmit (Norway), the Citigroup (London) Evo Project- insights into advanced successful delivery of quality and value.
Ángel Medinilla outlines the basic steps he recommends to make for product success: product vision, business model, test assumptions, iterative and incremental development, use metrics, and keep it simple.
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.