Emma Langman explores the usefulness of some of the Quality tools that have been around since the 50s for gathering requirements, tackling repeat problems, or innovating more efficiently as a team.
Sam Aaron explores the idea of using programming languages, especially functional ones, to share ideas with other people, to have conversations, to support artistic practices, etc.
Barb Spurway, Tracy Bowman discuss Voice of the Customer (VoC), a Total Quality Management/ Lean Manufacturing concept helping teams build quality products from the customers’ perspective.
Tim Lister describes his work as a colleague, as an apprentice, as a mentor, and as a mediator noting how team dynamics have changed over the years, and how they bring new challenges to tight collaboration.
Nat Pryce, Steve Freeman advise on design principles useful to create code structures with objects that fit together and communicate, and where the capabilities and the information flow are explicit.
Francis Fish discusses applying systems thinking and the ideas of W Edwards Deming to organizations, and why targets don't work.
Doug Hiebert questions conventional wisdom that is taken for granted when writing code, and presents alternatives by way of before-and-after examples.
Ernst Perpignand presents some real world solution center initiatives along with their shortcomings, exposing the underlying patterns and some ideas on how to avoid the pitfalls.
Jimmy Bogard introduces Octopus Deploy, a deployment system for continuous delivery.
Ellen Grove teaches improving personal development using the Lego Serious Play thinking, communicating and problem solving technique.
Dan North shares insight on how really high-performing teams work, the patterns and ideas being genuine experiences from practitioners. This is Agile in actuality. Agile is an attitude, not a rule book.
David Hussman combats the addiction to a specific process, discussing various topics such as product thinking, regression deficit, building teams and connecting programs to portfolios.