Raffi Krikorian discusses the software engineering challenges met re-architecting Twitter and the cultural change impact that came with it.
Jim and Michele McCarthy discuss the Core Protocols that make a common platform for an organization’s culture design.
Jason Little discusses how to avoid an organizational change failure when introducing Agile by leveraging principles of Lean Startup and Customer Development.
Jim McCarthy keynotes on the importance of a proper agile culture within organizations, providing examples from his own experience.
Do Agile Methods Contain the Seeds of Their Own Destruction? (Safety and Our Ability to Learn from Failure)
Amr Elssamadisy explores the link between safety and success of agile methods, explaining what can be done to change the culture of an organization to create a base where agile methods can flourish.
Jim McCarthy discusses culture hacking, a distinct kind of culture engineering, expressing a particular hacker ethos, an ethos originating in the world of software hacking, promoting freedom, openness, and embodying rationality and design elegance.
Gojko Adzic, Lukas Oberhuber discuss how the thinking around the role of tests and testing evolved, the problems the team faced and the decisions they took to overcome technical and cultural issues.
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.
Jesse Robbins explains how to evangelize & overcome cultural resistance to change while sharing his own painfully funny lessons on how not to do it.
Jason Little and Andrew Annett explain different behavior models helping to understand resistance to change, where it comes from and how to encourage the desired behaviors.
Wanda Marginean shares challenges and lessons learned during real cases of Agile transformations.
Lawrence Ludlow and Susan Smart organize a panel to answer questions related to introducing Agile into organizations, trying to find out the actions, impediments and benefits of such an endeavor.