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.
Diana Larsen advises on how to get the most from retrospective practices, introducing a framework for getting better outcomes from retrospective meetings.
Tony Quinlan introduces the SenseMaker® method from preparing the ground through gathering experiences and qualitative material to analysis and action planning.
Michael Norton keynotes on experimentation mindset, sharing experiments enabling Groupon to iterate on their products and cultivating an engineering culture through feedback and collaboration.
Linda Rising reflects on the need for an agile approach to work and life, the penalties of a plan-driven way pushed onto agile development, and the best ways to be happy, healthy and productive.
Diane Zajac-Woodie, Michael Norton overview common biases regarding gender and how some of the practices used by agile teams may be perpetuating a culture of subtle inequality.