Mike Breeze and Ma Qiang share the story of a distributed team and its Agile transformation, placing individuals and interactions over processes and tools and avoiding the dark side of Agile.
Hannah Mittelstaedt talks about how Etsy dissolved the traditional Android and iOS teams and trained tons of web developers in app development.
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.
Randy Shoup discusses several important aspects of engineering cultures: hiring and retention, ownership and collaboration, quality and discipline, and learning and experimentation.
Jenni Jepsen shares the neuroscience behind why human brain is wired to connect with others, and how to use that to delight customers and stakeholders every day.
Sallyann Freudenberg takes some very different slants on the psychology of programming and explores how each of them might be better supported: cognitive, autistic, introverted / extraverted.
Elinor Slomba discusses sharing projects with other organizations using Agile principles and practices, highlighting Context, Collaboration & Connection through three case studies.
Aviran Mordo and Talya Gendler explain how their engineering team is supporting product managers in making the right decisions and getting their product roadmap on the right path.
Katherine Kirk draws lessons from on-the-ground experiences and eastern and tribal philosophy in order to illuminate practical and realistic ways of dealing with team politics.
Lynne Cazaly explains how to apply visual maps, models, metaphors, templates and processes that help build buy-in, boost contributions and collaboration, and make communication a breeze within teams.
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
Ben Ross considers that physical environments affects agile practices, exemplifying with MYOB’s transformation of a shopping center’s roof into the largest open space in Melbourne.