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.
Glen Ford shares from his technical experience in industry, and particularly from his learning at zeebox, Unibet and BBC R&D over the last few years - focusing on practical application.
Sprints, Scala, Scale & Serendipity: Blue Sky Thinking and Washing the Pots on the Road to Success at a Technology Startup
Ian Brookes and Rob Strange recount the journey and relationship of a Tech start-up and its software development partner, with the milestones and millstones along the way.
John Penix describes the test automation system and the supporting build system infrastructure used by Google.
Ole Friis Østergaard discusses software development addictions: becoming aware of them, controlling them, getting rid of bad habits by admitting them and changing through practice.
Peter Walker discusses and demoes some of Gradle’s features: declarative build, convention over configuration, plugins, multi–project support, partial builds and increments, Ant and Maven integration.
John Esser and Russell Barnett discuss Ancestry.com’s SOA implementation capable of supporting continuous delivery, architectural standards used, and how continuous delivery works for them.
Marcelo Sousa Ancelmo discusses how DevOps and Agile can be used together to create services, mentioning strategies and tools needed for their continuous integration, delivery and deployment.
Godfrey Nolan introduces the necessary pieces to set up continuous integration for iOS and Android: Hudson/Jenkins, headless emulators, unit testing tools, functional testing and beta app deployment.
Jez Humble addresses the most important factors in implementing continuous delivery: organizational, architectural and process.
Robert Chatley discusses using the cloud to shorten the release cycle, to ensure scalability, and explains how to deploy to the cloud in a repeatable and reliable way.
Gerry Kirk on how to be more effective using two Personal Kanban rules: Visualize Work and Start Stopping, Start Finishing.