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.
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.
Jim Benson discusses why Kanban is helpful: enables clarity of purpose, promotes shared understanding, recognizes individual input, depersonalizes work, respects problem solving, and others.
Sangeeta Narayanan looks at the role of containers in simplifying and increasing the reliability of the process of releasing and operating the Netflix software.
Jeanine Spence explores the customer centric and iteration concepts of Design Thinking as an approach to problem solving through the lens of the personal.
David Alpert shares 10 tips on streamlining the delivery pipeline to make the process fast and smooth.
Steve Smith compares and contrasts different types of Feature Branching and Trunk Based Development, and explains why Continuous Delivery without Continuous Integration is not working.
Mark Lines keynotes on the Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) framework, scaling an Agile strategy, and practices for successfully scaling Agile.
Adam Krieger discusses improving CD: using feedback to improve customer satisfaction, treating DevOps as a responsibility, discovering the mindset and toolset necessary to deliver successfully.
Cédric Champeau demonstrates how Gradle inherits from good practices like what Maven offered, but goes beyond by generalizing the concept and allowing to define conventions.
Hans Dockter discusses how to solve the challenges of standardization, dependency management, multi-language builds, and automatic build infrastructure provisioning.