Ted Neward asks what defines the software iconoclast, what demarcates the “true” iconoclast from the mere pretender, and how can we use the characteristics of the iconoclast to change our world?
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.
Martin Harbolt discusses Agile leadership practices promoting self organized teams and finding the proper rhythm for completing Agile projects with success.
Roy Osherove discusses three maturity stages of a team and adjusting leadership accordingly, along with techniques meant to bring craftsmanship and maturity in a software development team.
Diana Larsen discusses how Agile can help to overcome 3 management traps by relying on data and evidence, accepting uncertainty and unpredictability, and maintaining a whole systems view.
Matthew Simons and Steven Boswell consider that distributed software development is a strategic capability for a company, presenting a framework and Agile practices for building such an environment.
Rolf Russell & Andy Duncan discuss rapid and reliable releases from the build/release/devops perspective, considering relationships, metrics, required skills, and the need to cut waste and bottlenecks
Roy Osherove discusses principles and practices that make teams more effective, successful and happy, exploring how team leads can influence and help their teams to obtain their maximum potential.
Amit Uttam and Derek Longmuir cover what legacy systems are, typical approaches to dealing with legacy systems, replacement strategies/techniques, migration plans, and continually evolving a system.
Learn how you can create a real-time governance capability that anticipates challenges, makes timely course corrections, and seizes opportunities to maximize the business impact of IT investments.
Agile practices emerge in a collaborative environment. Pollyanna presents the steps leaders for emerging agile methods.
This session explores the approach and challenges to transforming multi-thousand person division to adopt new approaches to developing software.