Richard Sheridan discusses the cultural norms that remove fear and encourage experimentation, and the elimination of meetings and the rituals and ceremonies that accompany them.
Scott Shaw, James Gregory describe the benefits of a polyglot approach to building enterprise software, showing how diversity can shorten feedback cycles and expose hidden business model assumptions.
Shane Hastie discusses the need for business analysis and requirements management, and showing how product ownership requires a team with a variety of skills and backgrounds to be effective.
Lisa Long talks about working with teams ranging from two people in an art gallery to three thousand spread across twelve time zones.
Trisha Gee and Todd Montgomery attack the technology industry’s sacred cows by exposing the motivations that hide behind them.
Rachel Davies tells stories of successful changes that she has introduced with XP product development teams at Unruly, sharing tips for overcoming resistance and adopting new working practices.
Amir Barylko shares from his experience being the owner of a new product, how to reach goals, how to fight the fear of not making it in time, and how to make sure Agile works for you.
Pete Goodliffe keynotes on what it takes to become a better programmer, discussing tools for reviewing the personal skillset and techniques to help one “become a better programmer”.
Chris Matts discusses how to manage product mastery, how do we decide whether to use analysis or product management techniques, and what does an end-to-end process looks like.
Melissa Perri presents how to destroy bad product ideas before they go to market while achieving the business goals and determining product strategy.
Evelyn Tian shares stories from the transformation experiences of a manager becoming an agile leader.
Dave Thomas keynotes on how people approach emerging technologies, many embracing the new in spite of its shortcoming, proposing to find a balance between the new and the old.