Christopher Chapman introduces W.E. Deming's philosophy and Eli Goldratt's Theory of Constraints, providing a basis for managers to learn to manage complexity and systems instead of people.
Pawel Brodzinski tells the story of Lunar Logic's journey to distributed autonomy, authority and leadership across the organization, and what it takes to become an extreme self-managed organization.
Yasuo Hosotani presents how the Agile Tour Osaka has been organized without face-to-face or online meetings but only by using “Like” on Facebook.
Nate Fink shares how Yammer has changed everything from how they structure teams to the role of managers to how they measure progress so they can not only survive but thrive learning.
Barry O'Reilly presents an alternative approach to managing and prioritizing an organization’s portfolio by using an evidence-based approach for making investment decisions.
Peter Bell discusses how to identify the ideal job, building a personal brand, balancing management and coding, freelance vs. full time and startup vs enterprise opportunities.
Melissa Greene explores the pitfalls of management.
Evelyn Tian shares stories from the transformation experiences of a manager becoming an agile leader.
Matt Barcomb discusses how leaders should evolve from "managing resources" to "designing systems", balancing authority with accountability and the issue of compensation plans based on performance.
Vik Kheterpal discusses how to focus on individuals and how teams are formed for a common goal.
Alisan Atvur shares success stories and failures of innovation managers within companies, providing methods for navigating organizational relationships and strengthening the role of designers.
Stephen Bungay keynotes on the importance of combining leadership with management and command in running a business.