Bob Gower provides a holistic perspective on Agile: foundational concepts, the place of Agile practices and concepts, and the specific steps to improve product quality, morale, and time to market.
Bas Vodde explores five principles of managing software development resulting from his own development and coaching management experience in several large agile development projects.
Dana Caulder discusses how to improve team communication and delivery, aligning processes and tooling for iterative improvement, processes to mitigate team member turnover and speed-up onboarding.
Oliver Szymanski reviews the pros and cons of several frameworks and tools when one attempts to use them in an Agile environment.
Kristian von Bengtson discusses the challenges met developing space crafts in a nonprofit environment, plus political and legal loopholes which help to keep an amateur space program on track.
Sue Johnston advises on communicating with different types of personalities starting from known psychological principles with the aim to improve relationships at work and in daily life.
Jennifer Hayes, Adam Archer present how they built a mixed team (local&remote) to learn the practice of design studios, making them an integral part of doing UI design.
Janet Gregory discusses changing a tester’s mindset from “How can I break the software?” to “How can I help deliver excellent software?”, using examples and advising how to apply it on agile projects.
Jason Little discusses how to avoid an organizational change failure when introducing Agile by leveraging principles of Lean Startup and Customer Development.
Allan Kelly introduces Xanpan, a mixture of Kanban, XP, Lean and economics, focusing on teams not projects, allowing for planned and unplanned work within iterations and levels flow.
Andrew Clay Shafer discusses how leadership and organizational learning can be used as a competitive advantage, covering various topics: Agile, DevOps, Lean Startup, Cynefin, Systems Thinking, etc.
Scott Ambler explains the pros/cons of daily just-in-time architectural modeling and a TDD approach to design level, advising through examples on integrating these techniques into development.