Jono Mallanyk and Ben Burton delve into the hands-on approach they've taken to cross-functional pairing to design and build products quickly and effectively. They'll detail how and when to involve execution in the lean process, tools and techniques they've found useful for developers and designers working together, and do some live cross-functional pairing to demonstrate their process.
Jono Mallanyk is a Senior Designer at Neo, a global product innovation agency helping to put lean concepts into practice for both entrepreneurs and the enterprise. Ben Burton is a software engineer at Neo. He has been professionally writing software since 2008, and has been involved in doing Lean software/product execution and ideation for the past 3 years at Neo and previously TheLadders.
Software is Changing the World. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.