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.
Dan North shares insight on how really high-performing teams work, the patterns and ideas being genuine experiences from practitioners. This is Agile in actuality. Agile is an attitude, not a rule book.
David Hussman combats the addiction to a specific process, discussing various topics such as product thinking, regression deficit, building teams and connecting programs to portfolios.
Rachel Davies reports on how Unruly Media is using XP and how they have adapted to increasing scalability needs.
Seth Schroeder discusses how adults can motivate kids to create stuff on a computer rather than just consuming it, and shares the approach that has worked in his family.