Carmen DeArdo on how agile transformation paved the way for DevOps transformation at Nationwide and the need for everyone to opt-in the journey and reduce variance for organization wide improvements.
Eric talks about the Help Track which helped proposers fine tune their presentations for the Agile 2015 conference and about how the social and cultural aspects are so important when organizations attempt to scale their agile adoptions to larger teams and across organizational groups. The scaling frameworks can be useful for the mechanics of scaling, but the social aspects are critical.
Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory talk about how they came to collaborate on the "Agile Testing" books, the testing skillset and approaches to learning, and new and interesting approaches to testing.
Steve Ropa shares his passion for technical excellence and craftsmanship in software development. He presents some ideas on how to help teams achieve excellence and mastery of their various crafts.
Sherry Chang talks about how DevOps got started at Intel, the impact on the organization and how they're scaling it. She shares some success stories as well as challenges ahead.
Aimee Bechtle talks about how MITRE corporation's DevOps journey started from grassroots, what were the specific challenges they faced as a not-for-profit organization and how automation can help strengthen ITIL processes.
Em Campbell-Pretty shares her journey from being a business leader to an Agile Coach and early adopter of the Scaled Agile Framework, as well as how to best thaw middle management in organizations.
Mark Kilby, Stephanie Davis and Rick Regueira share their tips around reinvigorating their respective user groups and together building a statewide learning network as well working remotely Agile.
Patric discusses the state of agile adoption, the challenges faced by combined hardware & software organisations, features in the latest release of the Hansoft product and the launch of HansoftX, a cloud based fremium service planning tool.
Anders reflects on the state of agile, the importance of DevOps and the critical role that culture plays in successful organizational transformations. He also discusses the Electric Cloud products.
David Mole talks about implementing Spotify inspired squads and tribes at Trade Me, as well as the results of experiments in self-selection of teams and inspiration from the work of Daniel Pink.
Gil talks about his new book The Agile Mind-set which is aimed at exploring the the thinking that makes Agile processes work and helping teams and individuals achieve success through people and teams. He explains the intent behind some of the agile practices and gives advice on how to apply them most effectively.