Yan Cui discusses lessons learned, successes and challenges, and how a graph database enabled the Gamesys small team of game designers to stay agile and focused on delivering new content to players.
Mike Pearce tells the story of how MOO manages to keep a fresh, startup-like culture that fosters innovation and values collaboration, while still delivering products and looking after its staff.
John Sheehan presents choices – queues, proxies - helping a microservices architecture to stay robust and reliable, along with automation strategies allowing Runscope to deploy code 100 times a day.
Matt Barcomb discusses how leaders should evolve from "managing resources" to "designing systems", balancing authority with accountability and the issue of compensation plans based on performance.
Portia Tung discusses the concept of Hope, trying to help us better understand the relationship with Hope and figure out how to achieve even our most ambitious of goals.
Steve Smith discusses why Release Testing is an anti-pattern, and offers an alternative risk reduction strategy.
Kevlin Henney advises on writing Good Unit Tests (GUTs) by treating testing as a form of communication with multiple levels and forms of feedback.
Alberto Brandolini discusses how the Theory of Constraints, Kanban, CQRS, Domain-Driven Design, EventStorming and UX blend together to solve the real problems in software development.
Mike Bowler discusses CD, the build pipeline and version control practices and automated testing, exploring best practices and pitfalls, and making the deployment question a business decision.
Jenni Jepsen shares the neuroscience behind why human brain is wired to connect with others, and how to use that to delight customers and stakeholders every day.
Matthew Skelton shares his recent experience of helping many different organisations to evaluate and select tools to facilitate DevOps and Continuous Delivery.
Dave Farley discusses the problems raised by inefficient processes creating poor quality output, too late to capitalise on the expected business value, and proposes solutions to them.