Richard Kasperowski talks about culture and technical skills, two things that matter for building great teams. He explores how technical skills and practices support agile, and shows how the core protocols can be used to establish a culture within teams that deliver great results.
Cornelia Davis talks to Rags Srinivas about the importance of software transformation and the importance of feedback, Continuous Integration and Delivery and how culture and technology play a role in the transformation process.
Manuel Edwards on building DevOps momentum across the company with an initial success story and top-down support. Also how to empower self-supporting teams by providing them the tools to do their job.
David Hussman shares his thoughts around the Uncertainty Movement and moving from progress to product, as well as NonBan, Dude's Law, Cardboard and the horizon of electronic card boards.
Chad Wathington and Suzie Prince spoke about the importance of feedback and collaboration in teams and keeping feedback going when scaling agile beyond single teams into larger organisations. Designing feedback into the process and keeping the processes people centric. They also discussed new capabilities coming in Mingle.
Carmen DeArdo on how agile transformation paved the way for DevOps transformation at Nationwide and the need for everyone to opt-in the journey and reduce variance for organization wide improvements.
Sherry Chang talks about how DevOps got started at Intel, the impact on the organization and how they're scaling it. She shares some success stories as well as challenges ahead.
Maek Levison discusses why Scrum alone is not enough for team and organisational change. The Scrum framework needs to be complimented by additional tools and practices in order to achieve lasting meaningful change. He provides examples of different practices which can be added in different contexts.
Bas Vodde and Craig Larman talk about Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), its origins, and the focus on simplicity, as well as the corresponding website and their new book "Large-Scale Scrum: More with LeSS”.
Adam Weisbart talks about using improv and magic to make Agile more fun and shares a bunch of practical tools and resources that should be of interest to anybody leading or coaching an Agile team.
Jeff Patton talks about his book "User Story Mapping" and the background and approaches to the story mapping process as well as upcoming trends in relation to product management.
Dominica DeGrandis talks about bringing visibility to the workflow, reducing cycle time, setting priorities right, what is real firefighting, and how Kanban and DevOps are the perfect marriage.