Sarah Novotny discusses how leaders encourage and foster an environment that rewards learning while meeting business needs.
Dave Sharrock presents key practices that incorporate the Lean Startup principles, allowing a Product Owner to validate business ideas by bringing the build-measure-learn cycle alive.
Jean Tabaka discusses combining Design Thinking and Complexity Theory in order to balance exploration and execution in creating and sustaining Agile adoption in teams, groups, and organizations.
Peter Orlowsky provides insights into the strategy choices that created Getty Images’ API program and the customer/business value the API creates.
Guy Dugas, Angie Duncan, Barb Spurway, Kevin Giles discuss about the roles, skills and competencies of business analysts, challenges and experiences, and how they have delivered value.
Francesco Cesarini shares business lessons learnt while growing Erlang Solutions from a one man band to a multinational company with 70 employees, offices in 3 countries, and clients on 5 continents.
Filippos Santas explains how to apply service-orientation principles, patterns, processes and SOA governance precepts to ITIL's service lifecycle stages, key processes and activities.
Hakan Erdogmus and John Favaro explain why agility is good and when. They associate agility with flexibility which can lead to a better but more costly decision making process.
Richard Sheridan presents tools and techniques for creating an intentional culture of joy lacking fear and ambiguity, the most productive environment in his opinion.
Felipe Rubim discusses several forms of technical debt, emphasizing that every member of the team should consider it, and suggesting taking concrete steps in measuring and reducing it.
Leonardo Mattiazzi considers that Scrum and XP do not necessarily create a great product, and complementary Lean principles and practices are necessary to create an Agile culture across the entire enterprise in order to succeed.
Anne Thomas Manes discusses SOA goals and objectives used to measure a system’s success, measuring the business value, SOA project metrics, and recommendations on proving the business value of SOA.