The panelists discuss how Manulife is transforming the way it builds software and how this transformation looks like from the point of view of developers, operators and the business.
Melissa Casey discusses how humans change, adapt, and innovate at work, why closed systems block change, and the impact of hierarchical structures on cultural change efforts.
Malgorzata Kusyk discusses the culture needed to embrace change and the skills and competences required from today’s project leaders to remain relevant in a continually changing world.
Ian Dugmore and Jonathan Smart tell the story of Agile transformation across Barclays, what they have done and how they’ve done it, and the challenges bringing about culture change.
Steve McDonald and Mark Landeryou talk about the dangers of taking shortcuts when the going gets tough and the level of discipline required to get the most out of adopting Agile.
Glen Ford explains how Cargo Cults (imitation without understanding) are not only a danger in many facets of the industry, but can also be destructive when applied to changing a company's culture.
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.
Jas Chong shares a case study focusing on HR aspects in the transition including team transition, change of roles, team recruitment, iterative recruitment, knowledge transfer and structuring change.
Kimble Ngo talks about the individual and empathy, and how to bring change into an organization by starting with every person.
Todd Charron argues that for success it is necessary to go beyond a change of processes and tools, to change how people in an organization see themselves and their role in it.
Michael Sahota how to produce organizational change by inviting it and not forcing it and by using the Laloux Culture Model.
Bernd Schiffer discusses the importance of experiments to drive change, how to start doing experiments right away, and how to plan, execute, and learn from experiments.