April 22, 2016

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16:45  -  17:30

May 26, 2017

Agile and strategic thinking

10:00  -  10:45

How do we measure success in Agile? In this talk I will describe the metrics that can be used at the individual, team and organisation level and the impact on behaviour and performance of choosing a good metric and also the negative impact when choosing a poor metric. How we used vision, strategic objectives and […]

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Playing the Chaos Lottery

10:00  -  10:45

A system’s resilience is tested by stressing it under controlled conditions to find where it will fracture first. Finding where a system is weak before an emergency allows us to prepare & mitigate better. This is true of any system, including an agile team. We know teams with good habits such as TDD, SOLID principles, […]

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What the masters have done and taught

10:00  -  10:45

We’ll go on a journey through some of the timeless quotes of the great masters, Shakespeare, Darwin, Einstein, Jung, the Buddha, and others, while drawing parallels with agile philosophy. What’s timeless about agile? Some philosophies and practices are just as practical and relevant now as they were hundreds or even thousands of years ago, whereas […]

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How to work online as if we were in the office together

11:00  -  11:45

Working from a distance comes with it’s own set of challenges. Remote teams need to combat the “out of sight, out of mind” mentality and learn how to build trust in new ways. In this talk we’ll explore how digital nomads, virtual entrepreneurs, and global organizations are reaching through the screens to collaborate seamlessly at […]

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Agile PMO – The PMO has the power to support your organisation’s revolution

11:00  -  11:45

In order for organisations to recognise uncertainty, and find better ways to respond, this talk will describe how the Project Management Office (PMO) has the potential to support your organisation in surviving and thriving in an uncertain competitive environment. This talk will explore how the Agile mindset, and Lean ways of working, can be used […]

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10 Radical ideas for Agile Testing

13:30  -  14:15

10 radical ideas of Testing focuses on 10 things I’ve learned in 10 years being a QA. My hope is to challenge your assumptions and preconceptions with controversial and hard-hitting common sense. These useful strategies continue to help me in my career and they promise to help you too.

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Beyond Code : Being Agile in Business

13:30  -  14:15

Agile has reached far beyond its origins as a method for writing great code and delivering systems, it has gone viral, it has changed the dynamics of how organisations operate at every level – test driven product development, continuous delivery and improvement , talent and knowledge driven operations, diverse, organic and dynamic team and business […]

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Transforming Performance Management – the new team responsibility!

13:30  -  14:15

Traditional performance reviews don’t improve performance and are an impediment to collaboration and team self-organisation. What if Performance Management was the responsibility of the whole team? How would that look, would it work and could it be more effective? Agile makes this possible. In this talk Adam will present an alternative, team oriented approach, that […]

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Agile Marketing: The Incomplete Guide

14:30  -  15:15

For years, marketers have used up-front planning and specification to launch campaigns in a single big bang. This worked in predictable and well-understood environments, like TV and press advertising, but the Internet has now made marketing far more complex, fast-paced and uncertain. As a result, the old approaches often don’t work, and the answer may […]

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Agile’s Future? Skepticism.

14:30  -  15:15

There’s some weird stuff going on in the name of “agile” nowadays.  Too many pretty promises, eager exaggerations, and misguided misapplications of misunderstood premises make for troubling times. So what is the future of agile? We want to share with you how agile fails and how agile succeeds. The key to the future of agile […]

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Discovery is a Team Sport: Why you must involved your stakeholders in research and synthesis

15:45  -  16:30

Product Managers and Designers understand that depending on the complexity of the problem and the domain, the Discovery period is one of the most critical times in the product life cycle.  Without it, there is no time to validate and de-risk ideas before committing to code. If stakeholders are not involved in the process, there […]

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Teal Shade of Agile

15:45  -  16:30

The term “Teal” to describe the next stage of corporate evolution was proposed by Frederic Laloux in his book, Reinventing Organizations. A Teal organisation is considered an organic, living entity, unlike most corporations today which can best be described as mechanical in both intent and execution. But those of us embedded in the Agile community […]

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Agility is not an option

15:45  -  16:30

Agility is not an option. It is a matter of business survival. By now, we all know that software is at the core of most business. The world of business continues to accelerate at a pace that appears to be increasing. The key competitive advantage appears to have moved from product innovation and development to […]

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How do you foster a culture of documentation?

16:45  -  17:30

Documentation is still the most important thing developers continually respond as most affecting their decision making. Frankly caring about documentation shows you care about the developer, whether external or internal. Yet, documentation is constantly pushed to the wayside, aligning that idea with Waterfall and top-down development. How do you then foster a culture that gets […]

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Coaching Scrum teams on Vertical Story Slicing Micro-Services

16:45  -  17:30

Many Agile Coaches are former software developers, some are not. But when technology moves on, well known Agile approaches can be challenged. Applying the Agile approach of Vertical Story Slicing on Micro-Services is one such example. Join us for a talk on how as Agile Coaches we can coach in technical areas where technology may […]

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