Scott Shaw, James Gregory describe the benefits of a polyglot approach to building enterprise software, showing how diversity can shorten feedback cycles and expose hidden business model assumptions.
Shane Hastie discusses the need for business analysis and requirements management, and showing how product ownership requires a team with a variety of skills and backgrounds to be effective.
Lisa Long talks about working with teams ranging from two people in an art gallery to three thousand spread across twelve time zones.
Rachel Davies tells stories of successful changes that she has introduced with XP product development teams at Unruly, sharing tips for overcoming resistance and adopting new working practices.
Amir Barylko shares from his experience being the owner of a new product, how to reach goals, how to fight the fear of not making it in time, and how to make sure Agile works for you.
Pete Goodliffe keynotes on what it takes to become a better programmer, discussing tools for reviewing the personal skillset and techniques to help one “become a better programmer”.
Evelyn Tian shares stories from the transformation experiences of a manager becoming an agile leader.
Donald Belcham explains how to improve a system’s reliability by using appropriate code patterns.
Diana Larsen advises on how to get the most from retrospective practices, introducing a framework for getting better outcomes from retrospective meetings.
Tony Quinlan introduces the SenseMaker® method from preparing the ground through gathering experiences and qualitative material to analysis and action planning.
Michael Norton keynotes on experimentation mindset, sharing experiments enabling Groupon to iterate on their products and cultivating an engineering culture through feedback and collaboration.
Linda Rising reflects on the need for an agile approach to work and life, the penalties of a plan-driven way pushed onto agile development, and the best ways to be happy, healthy and productive.