Emma Langman explores the usefulness of some of the Quality tools that have been around since the 50s for gathering requirements, tackling repeat problems, or innovating more efficiently as a team.
Sam Aaron explores the idea of using programming languages, especially functional ones, to share ideas with other people, to have conversations, to support artistic practices, etc.
Barb Spurway, Tracy Bowman discuss Voice of the Customer (VoC), a Total Quality Management/ Lean Manufacturing concept helping teams build quality products from the customers’ perspective.
Tim Lister describes his work as a colleague, as an apprentice, as a mentor, and as a mediator noting how team dynamics have changed over the years, and how they bring new challenges to tight collaboration.
Francis Fish discusses applying systems thinking and the ideas of W Edwards Deming to organizations, and why targets don't work.
Ernst Perpignand presents some real world solution center initiatives along with their shortcomings, exposing the underlying patterns and some ideas on how to avoid the pitfalls.
Sarah Dutkiewicz takes a trip through the history of computing and presents some of the women that have been instrumental in advancing the computing industry.
Jimmy Bogard introduces Octopus Deploy, a deployment system for continuous delivery.
Andrea Burbank discusses the evolution of Pinterest's A/B testing platform and how one can learn from their mistakes to go from simply running experiments to actually deriving insights.
Ellen Grove teaches improving personal development using the Lego Serious Play thinking, communicating and problem solving technique.
Tony Bruce proposes an approach to change based on techniques such as Finding the bright spots, Shrinking the change, Tweaking the environment, and suggests how to deal with objections.