Wave 1

Psychology of Kanban

In Lean Project Management or Lean Startups or Agile, it's important that everyone knows what is going on, how they fit into that picture, who is doing what, and how much work people can handle. If there is uncertainty in the group, it reflects in the project and morale. If people are overloaded quality and human relationships suffer immediately. Jim Benson, author of Personal Kanban, will discuss how visualizing work ...more »

Submitted by (@jimbenson)

Session Leader Name(s) : Jim Benson

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22 votes
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Wave 2

Growing the Concept of a "Whole Team"

Session Leader Names: Lisa Crispin & Matt Barcomb Audience Level: Novice/Practicing Duration: 60min(lecture-style) or 90-120min(workshop-style) By now, many organizations that have taken up the mantra of agile embrace the concept of "whole team". However this is often a truncated implementation of the concept, usually taking the form of a blended team of testers and coders sitting together. A progressive organization ...more »

Submitted by (@mattbarcomb)

Session Leader Name(s) : Matt Barcomb, Lisa Crispin

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21 votes
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Wave 1

Enabling Emergent Betterness Through Lean Procrastination

Session Leader Names: Olaf Lewitz, Matt Barcomb Duration: 60min/90min/120min (can reduce # of activities to lessen time) Audience Level: Practicing Session Style: Workshop Lean Procrastination is an emergent approach to decision making which aims to decouple and decompose the batch size of decisions in order to create a fluid ecosystem that allows available capacity and valuable options to meet naturally in a more ...more »

Submitted by (@mattbarcomb)

Session Leader Name(s) : Olaf Lewitz & Matt Barcomb

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18 votes
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Wave 1

You Can't Spell Agile Testing without ET

Session Leaders: Lanette Creamer, Matt Barcomb Duration: 1) 60min: lecture with 1 or 2 small group activities -or- 2) 120min: workshop with more hands-on concrete application Audience Level: Novice/Practitioner Session Style: Presentation(60min) or Workshop (120min) Do you ever get a creeping feeling there is more to agile development than test automation and clean code? Have you wondered about broader quality considerations ...more »

Submitted by (@mattbarcomb)

Session Leader Name(s) : Lanette CreamerMatt Barcomb

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14 votes
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Wave 2

The Silence of Agile

Presenter Name(s): Steve Rogalsky Duration (30, 60, 90): 60 or 90 Minutes Audience Level: New/Novice, Experienced Session Style (Presentation, Workshop, Interview, Panel, Game): Workshop Description of Session: We’ve all sat through painful requirements, planning, and brainstorming sessions that provide little useful output, are painfully long, and where the outcome was already decided by the loudest few before the ...more »

Submitted by (@steve0)

Session Leader Name(s) : Steve Rogalsky

Proposed Duration : between 60 and 90 minutes

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12 votes
Accepted

Wave 3

Pay it Forward program/Panel discussion

Bachan Anand, Founder of Conscires Agile Practices started the "Pay it Forward" Agile/Scrum introduction one day workshops an year ago. This program recently completed 1 year. Here's a little write up by Bachan on it: http://agile.conscires.com/2012/03/12/pay-it-forward-trainings/ Bachan has worked with agile coaches like: Tobias Mayer, Carlton Nettleton, Alan Dayley, Erin Beierwaltes, Dave Cornelius, Lisa Montano, Manoj ...more »

Submitted by (@sameerbendre)

Session Leader Name(s) : Carlton Nettleton in absence of Sameer Bendre

Proposed Duration : between 60 and 90 minutes

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12 votes
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Wave 4

The Why of Scrum

Session style: Talk/visuals Session Duration: 50-60 minutes Audience: Anyone who cares about working more effectively, and in a more engaged fashion. Agile novices, experts and anyone in between will find value here. Session Description: Using words, a short slide presentation, and (if time) a game or two, I'll dig into why we do what we do when we attempt Scrum. Using the five principles of Focus, Alignment, Self-organization, ...more »

Submitted by (@tobias)

Session Leader Name(s) : Tobias Mayer

Proposed Duration : between 30 and 60 minutes

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6 votes
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Wave 1

Garbage In, Gorilla Out- Start with "knowing" before "Doing"

Duration: 60 Minutes Audience Level: Intermediate Session Type: Presentation with audience participation examples. Who should attend?: Anyone who is helping to define a product before the work starts will benefit from this session. This is not just a tool for the PO, but for all that the PO would interact with. What will you get out of this?: Clear and actionable excercises for each stage of the evolution of a ...more »

Submitted by (@jbancroftconnors)

Session Leader Name(s) : Joel Bancroft-Connors

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2 votes
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Wave 3

Lean in the Law Firm

How many law firms can you say have displayed lean or agile principles? What would you say if you saw Lean principles and Agile values being displayed at your lawyers office - with stickies on the wall and teams of lawyers, legal secretaries, and senior partners all around a whiteboard "storming" on a case to help them win? Well this is my reality. Having left a large company doing Scrum across their 10 software teams ...more »

Submitted by (@stephenreedscrummasternz)

Session Leader Name(s) : Stephen Reed

Proposed Duration : up to 30 minutes

Voting

2 votes
Accepted