Jeff Patton talks about his book "User Story Mapping" and the background and approaches to the story mapping process as well as upcoming trends in relation to product management.
Dominica DeGrandis talks about bringing visibility to the workflow, reducing cycle time, setting priorities right, what is real firefighting, and how Kanban and DevOps are the perfect marriage.
Linda Rising talks about her experiences visiting Menlo Innovations, exploring the reasons why the Joy, Inc culture works and what is special about the environment. She describes the way they do and do not apply practices from agile software development and how they have created a culture of continuous learning.
Chris Richardson explains the appeal of Scala, functional programming in Java and other languages, the basics of Event Sourcing, and his perspective on the state of the Java ecosystem.
Microservices have been a trending topic for some time now and while we talked a lot about concepts in the past there are more and more real-life experiences to draw on now. In this interview, Michael Bryzek, co-founder and former CTO of Gilt, shares some of his experience working with microservices including how we should design our architectures and APIs to avoid ending up in a dependency hell.
Sally Elatta talks about the Agility Health Check tool, with examples of where it has been used, the way teams and organisations can use the information collected and how the tool itself is evolving in response to market demand
Dana Pylayeva talks about the Agile game she designed combining Scrum, Lego and Chocolate. The game helps participants (in particular non-technical types) understand the difficulties and bottlenecks in application delivery and how DevOps and Continuous Delivery practices can help.
Ahmed Sidky and Shannon Ewan talk about the goals of ICAgile and the design of the learning pathways and the difference between knowledge-based and competency based certification programs. They explore the goal of helping people deepen their Agile knowledge and pursue sustainable agility by scaling people not just processes and structures and discuss how the expert pathways were developed.
Sanjiv Augustine talks about his new book "Scaling Agile: A Lean JumpStart", reinventing organizations, the implementation of no-management at LitheSpeed and the Agile 2015 Executive Forum.
Kent McDonald talks about the need for product ownership, business analysis and user experience in agile projects, how the three areas are connected and his new book - Beyond Requirements: Analysis with an agile mindset
Tom Limoncelli explains the reasons for DevOps, how to choose which steps to automate and which not, enabling continuous deployment, and much more.
Ryan Polk talks about the future direction of the Rally product and the merger with Computer Associates