Ben Gracewood explains how to grow a SaaS Product Engineering Team from 8 to 80 (and beyond) while driving simplicity by actively shedding rules and regulations.
John Housego describes how W. L. Gore & Associates manages to maintain a global corporation without hierarchies, that keeps the bureaucracy as small as possible.
Cecile Diener shares her experience at eBay Europe building small self-managed teams along with their practices.
Bill Liao keynotes on the scale-free self-organizing systems implemented by CoderDojo and how they can be used by other consumer software organizations that wants to achieve significant reach.
Chris Farrell, Shawn Button help workshop participants to see the problems of self-organization and learn using BEGIN -Boundaries, Empowerment, Goals, Ingredients, Nurture- to empower their team.
Gerry Kirk introduces the 7 levels of delegation by playing Delegation Poker, a game to make clear who’s responsible for what and on what level, useful to make decision making process explicit.
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.
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.
This tutorial presents an approach utilizing leading-edge techniques from social complexity science and team dynamics to change the dynamics of a team with the aim of optimizing their work together.
Mike Cohn talks about the transitioning process towards an agile organization, why the process is inherently difficult, and what it takes to see self-organization emerging.