Andrew Stellman affirms that having great teams with a collaborative mindset takes more than great people, visionary leaders and good organizers, providing insights into what needs to be added.
Ashley Johnson identifies key principles for high performance product development teams, and explore which of these we can and cannot control in virtual teams.
Dana Caulder discusses how to improve team communication and delivery, aligning processes and tooling for iterative improvement, processes to mitigate team member turnover and speed-up onboarding.
Jim McCarthy keynotes on the importance of a proper agile culture within organizations, providing examples from his own experience.
Alan Claypool discusses a methodology meant to bring coherence to an organization based on a strategic vision and clear focus on core values, over-communication and up-down accountability.
Jim McCarthy discusses culture hacking, a distinct kind of culture engineering, expressing a particular hacker ethos, an ethos originating in the world of software hacking, promoting freedom, openness, and embodying rationality and design elegance.
Jeff Patton presents the process of co-creating products, where everyone is involved and responsible, taking examples from three companies he’s worked with.
Adrian Cho discusses applying Jazz performance principles to software development: managing friction, the importance of awareness, diversity, health, and leading on demand, embrace change and conflict.
Joanna Zweig and César Idrovo discuss Discovery Curves - a model to chart a team’s ability to learn-, and a group improvement process using past experiences and identifying common characteristics.
Luke Hohmann keynotes on what creates, causes, enables, and promotes software innovation.
Naveed Khawaja and Carl Bruiners introduce various Agile principles and practices and conduct a hands-on practice session meant to explain how to build a performing team.
Steve Rogalsky introduces the science of brainstorming and the practice of silent brainstorming which keeps loud people from dominating the meeting and helping quite people to contribute.