Theme: People

Agile Adoption - Resistance, Acceptance and Advance

Agile adoption is not easy. Changing the Mindsets is almost a mission impossible activity, yet it is "I'm possible".

 

Steps to consider during Adoption to help people embrace Agile

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Theme: People

How to give a 5 minute Lightning Talk

Lightning Talks are the Agile Way of sharing knowledge with our fantastic community. I did my first Lightning Talk at Agile 2014 and was scared death, now I am an internationally unknown speaker and you can be too.

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Theme: Process

Start Small or All for Agile

Decide -- Start Small or go all in to transition to Agile -- Learn why each approach has its merits.

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Theme: People

Agile is an art and Agile Coach is an artist, be an awesome one!

I was listening to an interview with a well known DJ years ago. The interviewer has asked the DJ what kind of music would he enjoy listening to. The DJ responded that he wouldn't enjoy listening to music anymore. He used to enjoy music before becoming a DJ. Now that he became a DJ, he had to listen to all kind of music and in many genres. He needed to do that to be able to energize the crowd that he was playing music ...more »

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Theme: Process

What if government orgs were more Agile than Silicon Valley?

Provide a day in the life scenario if government organizations were more Agile than Silicon Valley? How would budgets change? How would capabilities be prioritized? What would the culture look like?

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Theme: People

Adding Humor to Tough Conversations

Humor, when used properly, can add levity to a heated conversation and allow teams to work through tough situations in unexpected ways. This presentation will explore ways a Scrum Master (or any team member, for that matter) can add humor to those humorless times and bring out the best work in others.

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Theme: Technical

A perfect match: Agile principles and the 12 Factor App

Elegantly decoupled, scalable, and easy-to-deploy applications are the hallmarks of a '12 Factor App'. The 12 Factor App approach technically empowers corporations to deliver new features or content with speed and confidence. Big corporations, are mimicking startups by transforming their business in the 'cloud'. Not just with their technology, but with their whole team approaches - technical and non technical. This ...more »

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Theme: Process

Pizza and Software: A Metrics Comparison

This is a very quick demonstration of an activity that compares metrics between a pizza shop and an organization building software. It is an effective tool for getting to the heart of the agile metrics debate.

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Theme: People

The Power Of Permission

I'd like to talk about why I see so many agile teams struggling with failure.

It's not that they don't know what they need to do.

They just don't believe that they have permission to do what they need to do.

Do you know how to give, ask, and make permission?

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Theme: People

Living an Agile Life

Change happens to us all the time. Normally, it happens so slowly that we don't particularly notice. Sometimes the change happens so quickly that we do notice. My life changed in September 2009. With sudden hearing loss and constant vertigo, my life took a sudden turn. I learned to ask for help; to accept that I can’t control everything; to see the current state so and to envision where I want to go. I adapt how I work, ...more »

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Theme: People

Jet Age Dogfights, the Dawn of Scrum

Thundering down the Yalu River Valley Mig-15s and F-86 Fighters would meet head on to battle for the sky. The valley became know as MiG Alley and is considered the birthplace of jet fighter combat. Within the chaos of this arena a maverick named John Boyd emerged to forge the tactics and training that enabled survival in this new world of Jet Age combat. The simplicity of his tactics and methods are legend. They are ...more »

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Theme: Process

Top Tips for Taking Agile from Dev into Production

You development team is agile, your check-ins are fast and your code rocks! But what does it all matter if it then takes you forever to jump through the hoops of finally deploying it into production, and into the hands of your end users? How long does it take you to get your code out in the market? How can you make sure your Ops team and processes are aligned to support your agile development? In this session, we ...more »

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