Craig Larman presents practices and tips related to adoption, structure, requirements, contracts, architecture and design, offshore, multisite development, and coordination with large Scrum teams.
Stephen Nelson-Smith’s presentation is a case study and lessons learned by implementing Agile and Lean practices by both the development and operations team in an attempt to overhaul the entire development, testing, staging, and production process of a UK governmental website.
Jason Gorman presents how developers can learn TDD to the point of transforming the knowledge acquired into habits by exercising a number of practices over a period of 4-6 months followed by evaluation done by fellow co-workers.
Glenn Saqui and Jon Mullen present the details of the development environment and the process they are using at Sky.com: selecting team members, work area, dealing with continuous integration, tools, how they pair, weekly and daily process, story cards and how they are used, and the production environment.
Julian Simpson recommends practices to bring together development and operations, like: collaboration, don’t use email for internal communication, respect everyone, have lunch with the other team, discuss problems, joined retrospectives and stand-up meetings, co-locate sysadmins and developers, teach sysadmin to use VC, use CI and continues deployment, separate binaries and configuration files.
Roy Osherove discusses principles and practices that make teams more effective, successful and happy. Team topics covered: automating everything possible, buying/using/discarding tools, getting quick feedback, communicating without using meetings, building by feature not layer, code & tests reviewing. Lead topics: bottleneck ninja, integrity, removing obstacles.
Knowing how to get things done with others over whom you have no control may be your greatest lever for career success. Learn key strategies and agile team applications from 20 years of field studies on getting things with others. Apply the Responsibility Redefined™ framework to orient, work in, build, lead, and maintain teams, partnerships, and collaborations of any kind.