Aimee Bechtle talks about how MITRE corporation's DevOps journey started from grassroots, what were the specific challenges they faced as a not-for-profit organization and how automation can help strengthen ITIL processes.
Em Campbell-Pretty shares her journey from being a business leader to an Agile Coach and early adopter of the Scaled Agile Framework, as well as how to best thaw middle management in organizations.
Mark Kilby, Stephanie Davis and Rick Regueira share their tips around reinvigorating their respective user groups and together building a statewide learning network as well working remotely Agile.
Patric discusses the state of agile adoption, the challenges faced by combined hardware & software organisations, features in the latest release of the Hansoft product and the launch of HansoftX, a cloud based fremium service planning tool.
Anders reflects on the state of agile, the importance of DevOps and the critical role that culture plays in successful organizational transformations. He also discusses the Electric Cloud products.
David Mole talks about implementing Spotify inspired squads and tribes at Trade Me, as well as the results of experiments in self-selection of teams and inspiration from the work of Daniel Pink.
Gil talks about his new book The Agile Mind-set which is aimed at exploring the the thinking that makes Agile processes work and helping teams and individuals achieve success through people and teams. He explains the intent behind some of the agile practices and gives advice on how to apply them most effectively.
Mik Kersten talks about current and future trends in ALM and the support for approaches like large scale Agile, DevOps, Docker, Big Data, functional languages and the Internet of Things.
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.
Dan Greening talks about agile teams as complex adaptive systems and identifies five "base patterns" which are necessary for sustainable agility in an organization. Three of these are team-level patterns, the other two are organization-level.