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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2 votes

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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What type of presentation is this? : Pecha Kecha (~7 min)

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3 votes

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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What type of presentation is this? : Pecha Kecha (~7 min)

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3 votes

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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8 votes

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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13 votes

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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19 votes

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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19 votes