Do Agile Methods Contain the Seeds of Their Own Destruction? (Safety and Our Ability to Learn from Failure)
Amr Elssamadisy explores the link between safety and success of agile methods, explaining what can be done to change the culture of an organization to create a base where agile methods can flourish.
Jim McCarthy discusses culture hacking, a distinct kind of culture engineering, expressing a particular hacker ethos, an ethos originating in the world of software hacking, promoting freedom, openness, and embodying rationality and design elegance.
Ed Cortis shares lessons learned adopting ABW, covering the pilot program, noise/quiet spaces, tools, curtains, card walls, people, logistics, etc.
Alan Griffiths shares the organizational process, the technological challenges and the solutions adopted by a team developing a C++ systems component.
Ryan Martens encourages citizen engineers to join forces with entrepreneurs in order to tackle world’s toughest problem using Design Thinking, Agile, Lean Startup, open source, biology and sociology.
Marton Anka shares lessons learned and technical details scaling LogMeIn over a decade.
Bjarte Bogsnes discusses Beyond Budgeting and tackling budgeting issues in traditional management, the Statoil "Ambition to Action" management model with implementation experiences and advice.
Jesper Richter-Reichhelm shares lessons learned from failures while scaling Wooga games to millions of daily users.
Dave Snowden discusses managing exaptation, addressing the use of discovery networks, modularity of needs and capabilities, distributed cognition and Cynefin.
Rajiv Eranki shares the pains and lessons learned scaling up Dropbox from a few thousands to tens of millions of users.