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Soup 2 Nuts: Harnessing Soup2Nuts, Lean Thinking and Value to Break through Local Optimization Hell

Posted by Russ Miles  on  Feb 02, 2012

Russ Miles discusses the importance of having values at the foundation of one’s beliefs which in turn influence the behaviors resulting in actions.

Proving the Business Value of SOA

Posted by Anne Thomas Manes  on  Feb 01, 2011 1

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.

Measure for Measure

Posted by Keith Braithwaite  on  Jun 16, 2009 5

This session surveys emerging evidence that we can measure the effect of the technical practices of Agile development, and explores what we might be able to do about it to our benefit.

Agile Methods and User Centered Design

Posted by Dave Robertson, John Johnston  on  Feb 02, 2009

Dave Robertson and John Johnston explain what the Agile and User Centered Design’s (UCD) common denominators are, common values being the most important one in their opinion.

Manager's Introduction to Test-Driven Development

Posted by Dave Nicolette and Karl Scotland  on  Nov 27, 2008 5

Dave Nicolette and Karl Scotland try to introduce non-technical managers to one of the most popular Agile development techniques: Test-Driven Development (TDD).

Measuring Agile in the Enterprise: 5 Success Factors for Large-Scale Agile Adoption

Posted by Michael Mah  on  Oct 09, 2008 4

Michael Mah analyzes the development process in 5 companies: 2 Agile (one of them BMC) and 3 classic. He presents the factors which contributed to the success of BMC's Agile adoption.

Mary Poppendieck on The Role of Leadership in Software Development

Posted by Mary Poppendieck  on  Nov 27, 2007 4

This 90-minute talk reviewed 20th century theories, including Toyota and Deming, and addressed "the matrix problem", alignment, waste cutting, standards and "balance sheet thinking".

Agile Project Management Planning and Budgetting

Posted by David Hussman  on  Sep 12, 2006 5

Agile methods are empirical: plan, do, evaluate, plan again. To keep teams rolling, planning is critical. For 80 minutes David Hussman reviews practices for planning projects, releases, iterations.

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