Heather Fleming discusses two frameworks that can be used with individuals to improve communication, increase empathy and establish the psychologically safe environment a team needs to thrive.
Richard Weissel advises Agile organizations to spend some time understanding what it is that makes the classroom environment a classic example of collaborative working based on trust and respect.
Wendy Closson talks about the concrete steps that will get one in the habit of winning friends and influencing people using an algorithmic approach to speaking authoritatively and authentically.
Neha Batra believes that the best teams are the ones with diverse ways of working, diverse opinions, and diverse backgrounds, but with great diversity comes great responsibility.
Todd Sedano explains the way to enable one's team to not only survive but thrive through abrupt changes in team composition.
Josh Franklin, Alex Basson, and Jim Thomson – a designer, an engineer, and a PM, respectively, will give a "Balanced Talk" on their successes and failures building the Small Token iOS app.
Marina Cantacuzino presents lessons on reconciliation and forgiveness learned from real life cases, teaching how to overcome division, resolve tension and learn to embrace difference.
Tushar Dadlani focuses on lessons learned while building the continuous integration pipeline for deploying Pivotal Cloud Foundry to production.
Sameer Farooqui demos connecting to the live stream of Wikipedia edits, building a dashboard showing what’s happening with Wikipedia datasets and how people are using them in real time.
Melinda Seckington discusses how to become a superhero developer by helping others start with the origin stories, and lessons learned from Marvel superheroes.
Sandy Mamoli and David Mole share experiences from running self-selection team processes in large organizations and how to establish efficient teams in growing organizations.
Katherine Kirk shares real life, practical steps and techniques that she's successfully used to help solve tough tech people issues with teams, executives and divisions.