Ben Ross considers that physical environments affects agile practices, exemplifying with MYOB’s transformation of a shopping center’s roof into the largest open space in Melbourne.
Pete Cohen introduces the Business Model Canvas, a shared visual language for describing and designing business models, helping teams to achieve their goals within the context of an overall vision.
Josh Knowles shares thoughts on the strong engineering culture which has made the Pivotal Labs team successful, taking a look at how things have evolved over the past 20 years.
Lisette Sutherland, Elinor Slomba share stories of successful remote distributed teams, how they built relationships and trust, and how they raised the quality of their communication.
Karen Siers outlines the difficulties encountered by a developer switching from a waterfall or cowboy coding environment to a collaborative Agile style.
Martin Thompson focuses on the evolution of Java in contrast with C/C++, covering the cultural challenges of performance limits and how to collaborate with industry experts and organize teams.
Dan North believes Agile scales if teams achieve contextual consistency through shared guiding principles, a clear vision and a common understanding.
Daniel Schauenberg provides insights into how Etsy develops software and what tools and processes they utilize to help them achieve their goals.
Dave Farley introduces the ideas of Continuous Delivery as a practical everyday, holistic process, using some of the techniques and technologies from a real world project as an example.
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 collaboration.
Dan North shares insight on how 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.
Andreas Ehn discusses the role of the modern manager in an organization where the domain experts have a major role in the decision making process.