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Hunting Unicorns - The Quest for Modern Agile



Alex Wilson and Vikki Read talk about their XP journey and how they have evolved from basic XP into a high functioning lean product development environment. They also discuss modern approaches that we can apply in our own environment such as Testing-In-Production, Mob Programming and more.


Alex Wilson is a Lead Research Developer at Unruly. He takes special joy from applying Lean product development and Agile principles to his research, development, and business tasks. Vikki Read is a Senior Full-stack Developer at Unruly, focusing on making well-behaved third party JavaScript. She’s particularly keen on making testing more accessible.

About the conference

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.

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Jun 28, 2016