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Listen with Your Eyes – Non-Verbal Communication for Agile Teams

Posted by Helen Lisowski  on  Feb 12, 2017 Posted by Helen Lisowski  on  Feb 12, 2017

Helen Lisowski introduces the body language field, explaining how to recognize some common behaviors and how to start using it every day.

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Body Language Training: How We Changed the Rules to Make It Really Work!

Posted by Paul Martin  on  Oct 30, 2016 Posted by Paul Martin  on  Oct 30, 2016

Paul Martin uncovers the hidden barriers to body-language skill development and shares a technique that improves the positive communication abilities of people.

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The Oil of Personal Relationships: Why Forgiveness Can Be Useful

Posted by Marina Cantacuzino  on  Sep 16, 2016 Posted by Marina Cantacuzino  on  Sep 16, 2016

Marina Cantacuzino presents lessons on reconciliation and forgiveness learned from real life cases, teaching how to overcome division, resolve tension and learn to embrace difference.

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How a Simple Hackathon Helped Shape a New Mindset

Posted by Rhiannon Gaskell  on  Oct 29, 2015 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.

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Programming with GUTs

Posted by Kevlin Henney  on  May 07, 2015 Posted by Kevlin Henney  on  May 07, 2015

Kevlin Henney advises on writing Good Unit Tests (GUTs) by treating testing as a form of communication with multiple levels and forms of feedback.

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How to Recognize the Zombie Persona Apocalypse

Posted by Michael Rawling  on  Mar 11, 2015 Posted by Michael Rawling  on  Mar 11, 2015

Michael Rawling explains how user personas can help having productive conversations with stakeholders and how to integrate them into an Agile process.

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Not Just Code Monkeys

Posted by Martin Fowler  on  Dec 12, 2014 Posted by Martin Fowler  on  Dec 12, 2014

Martin Fowler keynotes on the importance of building a healthy social environment where software development can thrive. Part 1 of this presentation: www.infoq.com/presentations/workflow-refactoring

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GitHub Communications Culture and Tools

Posted by Matthew McCullough  on  Sep 24, 2014 1 Posted by Matthew McCullough  on  Sep 24, 2014 1

Matthew McCullough examines the last four years of communication culture at GitHub, starting their internal mobile and web apps, use of pull requests, and emoji.

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Careful with Those People Skills: You'll Poke Somebody's Eye Out!

Posted by Angela Harms  on  Aug 12, 2014 Posted by Angela Harms  on  Aug 12, 2014

Angela Harms keynotes on the importance of improving relationship and communication through empathetic listening, authentic connection and compassion rather than applying practices blindly.

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Interpreting the Unwritten Rules - or Are They Guidelines?

Posted by Shane Hastie  on  Jul 08, 2014 Posted by Shane Hastie  on  Jul 08, 2014

Shane Hastie presents examples of how the most innocent of question or suggestion can send teams into a spin, and suggests a number of techniques to help create an environment for real communication.

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Principles of Reliable Communication & Shared State

Posted by Andy Piper  on  May 20, 2014 Posted by Andy Piper  on  May 20, 2014

Andy Piper describes some fundamentals of communicating reliably in an unreliable world and communication techniques used to build distributed data structures that can tolerate failures.

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Live Coding as Communication

Posted by Sam Aaron  on  May 12, 2014 Posted by Sam Aaron  on  May 12, 2014

Sam Aaron explores the idea of using programming languages, especially functional ones, to share ideas with other people, to have conversations, to support artistic practices, etc.

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