InfoQ spoke to Mitch Lacey who was the Conference Chair for the Agile 2014 conference and with Paul Hammond who will take the role for Agile 2015 to be held in Washington DC, 3-7 August 2015.
Andrea Chiou joins us to discuss Clean Language and how we can use Clean Language Questions to explore topics and help people feel fully heard.
Richard Dolman & Steve Spearman are agile coaches who are collaborating on producing a freely available tool to compare a variety of scaling frameworks for agile adoption. They spoke at Agile 2014 about the content of the tool and how organisations and teams can utilize it.
Jabe Bloom explores the latest thinking in Design Critique and how this affects and interacts with Agile/Lean teams. He argues that if Design Thinking is utilised then there will be changing needs of Critique as the design moves forward through the process and offers solutions that he uses to ensure designers and teams increase collaborative ownership and become more effective
Olaf Lewitz joins us to discuss how you can safely de-scale your organization and on using Temenos and Kris maps to focus on the core values of your organization.
Doc List co-chaired the Collaboration, Culture and Teams track at Agile 2014. He talks about how those aspects are interrelated, the Agile Stalwarts track and how Teaching from the Back of the Room makes a difference in learning and retention
Ardita Karaj joins us at the Agile 2014 conference to discuss how Product Owners and Teams can work together to use value to prioritize the work they do.
In this interview Larry Maccherone explores the various ways in which we can use metrics to overcome cognitive bias and make good decisions by explaining how they can be used to support exploration of alternatives, facilitate effective communication with management and give confidence of direction that is much more in line with our values
Rebecca Parsons and Phil Brock talk about the growth of the Agile Alliance, internationalization and the collection of valuable content on the Agile Alliance website
Dianne Marsh explains Netflix' approach to managing development teams, how to avoid over-managing them, fostering responsibility and engineering velocity.
In this interview Jeff Patton contemplates ‘building the right thing’ while emphasising the importance of truly understanding the core elements of Agile. He explores differentiating between learning practices, best practices, rules and strategies and highlights how utilising ‘game space thinking’ encourages a more effective skills-based team approach to agility.
Elisabeth Hendrickson discusses her move from consulting to take on the role of Director of Quality Engineering for Pivotal Labs, how important engineering technical practices are to building quality in from the ground up and how scaling agile across many teams requires a structure that supports self-organization within organizational constraints.