Mik Kersten talks about current and future trends in ALM and the support for approaches like large scale Agile, DevOps, Docker, Big Data, functional languages and the Internet of Things.
Maek Levison discusses why Scrum alone is not enough for team and organisational change. The Scrum framework needs to be complimented by additional tools and practices in order to achieve lasting meaningful change. He provides examples of different practices which can be added in different contexts.
Bas Vodde and Craig Larman talk about Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), its origins, and the focus on simplicity, as well as the corresponding website and their new book "Large-Scale Scrum: More with LeSS”.
Adam Weisbart talks about using improv and magic to make Agile more fun and shares a bunch of practical tools and resources that should be of interest to anybody leading or coaching an Agile team.
Dan Greening talks about agile teams as complex adaptive systems and identifies five "base patterns" which are necessary for sustainable agility in an organization. Three of these are team-level patterns, the other two are organization-level.
MAnny Gonzalez was recently appointed as the CEO of the Scrum Alliance. He discusses the current state of the Scrum Alliance and presents his vision for the organisation in the future, changing the worl of work for the better. He talks about some of the initiatives the Scrum Alliance is undertaking and what they mean for the members of the organisation.
Jeff Patton talks about his book "User Story Mapping" and the background and approaches to the story mapping process as well as upcoming trends in relation to product management.
Dominica DeGrandis talks about bringing visibility to the workflow, reducing cycle time, setting priorities right, what is real firefighting, and how Kanban and DevOps are the perfect marriage.
Linda Rising talks about her experiences visiting Menlo Innovations, exploring the reasons why the Joy, Inc culture works and what is special about the environment. She describes the way they do and do not apply practices from agile software development and how they have created a culture of continuous learning.
Microservices have been a trending topic for some time now and while we talked a lot about concepts in the past there are more and more real-life experiences to draw on now. In this interview, Michael Bryzek, co-founder and former CTO of Gilt, shares some of his experience working with microservices including how we should design our architectures and APIs to avoid ending up in a dependency hell.
Sally Elatta talks about the Agility Health Check tool, with examples of where it has been used, the way teams and organisations can use the information collected and how the tool itself is evolving in response to market demand
Dana Pylayeva talks about the Agile game she designed combining Scrum, Lego and Chocolate. The game helps participants (in particular non-technical types) understand the difficulties and bottlenecks in application delivery and how DevOps and Continuous Delivery practices can help.