Rachel Davies shares how Unruly keeps their values alive and kicking by employing passionate people. Unruly has grown from a tiny startup to global organisation, being recently acquired by News.
Aaron Bedra focuses on describing a system as a series of models that can be used to systematically and automatically generate input data and ensure that a code is behaving as expected.
Dave Farley discusses using acceptance testing to work quickly and effectively, building functional coverage for complex enterprise-scale systems, and managing and maintaining those tests.
Sam Adams talks about testing at LMAX Exchange, extending functional tests into live monitoring of production through isolation, and moving fast through incremental delivery, quality and automation.
Tony Grout, Chris Matts talk about the emerging areas of Business Mapping and Skills Liquidity, achieving business agility by combining business strategy with the abilities and aspirations of people.
Jeremy Edberg discusses remote teams and the pitfalls they’ve run into, the parts that are working well, and a summary of their research talking to other fully or partially remote teams.
Aaratee Rao discusses some practical and real world examples of how some well-known hyper growth companies accumulated and managed technical debt.
Jonathan Graham takes a look at the Reactive Manifesto and Functional Programming from the perspective of the pharmaceutical industry and the quality of the processes used to produce drugs.
Shen Yang discusses how Rally Software scales Agile through "Big Room Planning" which helps surface all problems and dependencies and enables decisions to be made and actions to be taken in real time.
Jon Jagger takes a look at pair programming, a technique focused on the team rather than the individual, wondering why it is not more used if it as effective as some of the evidence shows.
Sarah Lake Hagan explains what NorDNA is, how they introduced this concept to the Nordstrom Technology teams, and shows concrete examples of how the employees have embraced this culture.
Maris Prabhakaran discusses how DevOps is being adopted in the enterprise, doing Disciplined DevOps and showing how DevOps strategies are addressed by the Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) framework.