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Be a Collaborative Leader now!

Presenter Name: Margaret Motamed Duration — 90 min Audience Level — Experienced Session Style — Workshop Do you want to be a Collaborative Leader inside of your organization? Do you dream that the level of Collaboration in your organization would grow? And, some days do you wake up thinking - wow, I have no words to describe my frustration? Then this Collaborative Leadership workshop is for you! I live there- I am a ...more »

Submitted by (@margaretmotamed)

Session Leader Name(s) : Margaret Motamed

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15 votes
Accepted

Wave 1

Think with your hands! Using Lego to capture user requirements

Session Leader Name(s): Ellen Grove Duration (30, 60, 90): 60 minutes (though easily extended to 90!) Audience Level (New/Novice, Experienced, Expert): Anyone Session Style (Presentation, Workshop, Interview, Panel, Game): Workshop Description of Session: Let your hands be the search engine for your brain! LEGO Serious Play is a powerful thinking, communicating and problem solving technique that can help you and ...more »

Submitted by (@ellen.grove)

Session Leader Name(s) : Ellen Grove

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13 votes
Accepted

Wave 1

Pair Programming That Doesn't Suck

On some teams pairing is the norm; developers enjoy the collaboration & experience enhanced productivity. Others, though, work on teams where pairing is shunned, avoided, or just faked. Why do some craftsmen thrive with pairing while others want nothing to do with it? Why does coach-enforced pairing turn into something dry, distracted, imbalanced & ineffective? Join in an honest discussion & learn about which pairing ...more »

Submitted by (@angela.harms)

Session Leader Name(s) : Angela HarmsMichael Hill

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12 votes
Accepted

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 2

"Lean Coffee Is Some Powerful @#$%" (-Anonymous CTO)

Session Leader Name: Adam Yuret Duration: 90 minutes (or until it's supposed to end, whichever comes first) Audience Level: Any Session Style: Lean Coffee Description of Session: in 2009 Jeremy Lightsmith and Jim Benson founded Seattle Lean Coffee. Every wednesday morning at 8:30 interested parties show up at a coffee shop in Seattle to discuss how they do their work, how it pertains to their personal lives, challenges ...more »

Submitted by (@adam.yuret)

Session Leader Name(s) : Adam Yuret

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12 votes
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Wave 3

Dream big, Deliver & Validate Early through User Story Mapping

Session Leader Name(s): Steve Rogalsky Duration (30, 60, 90): 60 or 90 minutes (90 preferred) Audience Level (New/Novice, Experienced, Expert): All Session Style (Presentation, Workshop, Interview, Panel, Game): Workshop & Presentation. Description of Session: Many people describe the holy grail of agile projects as the ability to deliver early and often. However, the traditional linear backlog is not a great tool ...more »

Submitted by (@steve0)

Session Leader Name(s) : Steve Rogalsky

Proposed Duration : between 60 and 90 minutes

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4 votes
Accepted