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What If There Were No Rules?

Posted by Ben Gracewood  on  Nov 19, 2015

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.


How a Simple Hackathon Helped Shape a New Mindset

Posted by Rhiannon Gaskell, Brett Wakeman, Rikki-Lee Vrankovich  on  Oct 29, 2015

Rhiannon Gaskell, Brett Wakeman, Rikki-Lee Vrankovich discuss how a hackathon sparked the change at Carsales AUS, followed by a number of initiatives that brought organizational agility.


The Spotify Tribe

Posted by Kevin Goldsmith  on  Sep 29, 2015

Kevin Goldsmith presents Spotify’s internal culture promoting collaboration and creativity and the internal groupings that keep individuals and teams aligned and cross-functional.


Organizing for Innovation

Posted by John Housego  on  Sep 13, 2015

John Housego describes how W. L. Gore & Associates manages to maintain a global corporation without hierarchies, that keeps the bureaucracy as small as possible.


The Good, Bad and Ugly of Growth

Posted by Aaron Quint  on  Jul 29, 2015

Aaron Quint shares an honest story of a team's journey, taken from his experience as CTO of Paperless Post, an organization which went from 5 to over 100 people and from a dev team of 2 to 40.


Product Ownership Is a Team Sport

Posted by Shane Hastie  on  Jul 14, 2015

Shane Hastie discusses the need for business analysis and requirements management, and showing how product ownership requires a team with a variety of skills and backgrounds to be effective.


Size Matters! Product Management from LittleCo to BigDeal

Posted by Lisa Long  on  Jul 14, 2015

Lisa Long talks about working with teams ranging from two people in an art gallery to three thousand spread across twelve time zones.


The Importance of Culture - Building and Sustaining Effective Engineering Organizations

Posted by Randy Shoup  on  Jun 21, 2015

Randy Shoup discusses several important aspects of engineering cultures: hiring and retention, ownership and collaboration, quality and discipline, and learning and experimentation.


Productivity Is Killing Us

Posted by Adam Yuret  on  Jun 04, 2015 1

Adam Yuret discusses how a focus on resource efficiency impedes flow while creating mountains of failure demand and fracturing an organization into competing silos.


How Serious Play Leads to Breakthrough Innovation

Posted by Cedric Mainguy  on  May 29, 2015

Cedric Mainguy introduces Serious Games, showing how it can help with training, hiring, generating new ideas, making meetings more effective, feature prioritization, vision sharing, strategy building.


Product Ownership Is a Team Sport

Posted by Shane Hastie  on  May 28, 2015

Shane Hastie conducts a workshop addressing the role and skills needed in product ownership, and provides hands-on experience with some specific tools to assist with product ownership.


Cake Driven Development: Engineering at

Posted by Mike Pearce  on  May 19, 2015

Mike Pearce tells the story of how MOO manages to keep a fresh, startup-like culture that fosters innovation and values collaboration, while still delivering products and looking after its staff.

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