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.
Rachel Davies reports on how Unruly Media is using XP and how they have adapted to increasing scalability needs.
Karin Verloop discusses how to structure for innovation in a repeatable, practical and affordable way, addressing: the 3 levels of innovation, investing in innovation, and a sustainable digital framework.
Steve Rogalsky explains the basics of user story mapping based on real case studies, showing pictures depicting projects’ progress and how that influenced iterative development and process visualization.
Francois Mazoudier shares some of the stories he came across while building businesses from scratch to IPO, academic models he developed and several real life examples.
Tom Gilb offers case study -the Evo Agile Startup Week, Confirmit (Norway), the Citigroup (London) Evo Project- insights into advanced successful delivery of quality and value.
Deepak Nadig, Praveen Alavilli present how PayPal redesigned its APIs based on lessons learnt developing their services in over 14 years, and the principles, patterns and anti-patterns used in API design.
Mark Graban overviews the Lean methodology applied in healthcare using examples and lessons learned from leading hospitals around the world.
Floyd Marinescu shares how the virtual teams behind InfoQ.com and QCon are run; Processes, tools, & mindset needed to succeed in a completely virtual work environment that delivers happiness and alignment. Each practice is explained in the context of how it fosters purpose, autonomy, mastery, and a sense of progress.
Greg Brockman shares Stripe's principles powering their software projects and the culture instilled to avoid the usual software engineering traps: failed rewrites, delayed timelines, etc.
Zoltan Toth-Czifra shares scalability lessons learned at Softonic, a company that has developed and grew along with the Internet for over 15 years.
Andreas Ehn discusses using system components at Wrapp and Spotify.