Sprints, Scala, Scale & Serendipity: Blue Sky Thinking and Washing the Pots on the Road to Success at a Technology Startup
Ian Brookes and Rob Strange recount the journey and relationship of a Tech start-up and its software development partner, with the milestones and millstones along the way.
Angie Duncan discusses product roadmap: what it is, how it is built, who owns it, how it is used, common pitfalls, etc.
Satish Thatte introduces Scrum, Agile and Lean, then explains how Lean can be used to enhance Agile practices.
Roman Pichler shares insight on Agile practices that can improve innovation, discussing the innovation stages and how product ownership, process, and project setup are influenced by uncertainty.
Vickie Gray explains how to change an organization’s culture one person at a time using the Core Protocols developed at McCarthy BootCamp under the lead of Jim and Michele McCarthy.
Harrison Owen argues that human systems are open, can’t be controlled, organizational agility is a natural act, and the best thing to do is to not stay in its way.
Martin Harbolt discusses Agile leadership practices promoting self organized teams and finding the proper rhythm for completing Agile projects with success.
Chris Nodder shares tips for getting a product vision, a high-level design, and a plan for the first sprints of a new product in one week.
Simon Brown discusses the role of the software architect, challenging some of the current assumptions and trying to redefine it in the context of Agile development.
Rafael Maranzato tells the story of a team who initially failed to adopt Scrum, but they tried again, successfully adopting it and moving to Scrum of Scrums within one year.
Jean Tabaka challenges the audience to reflect on what Agile practices they are employing, how they are using them, ending with the questions “Why have their organization chosen to go Agile?
Joel Semeniuk shares some of the lessons he learned managing development teams, how he got into Kanban and why its principles are helpful.