Schedule

Day 1
Apr 26, 2019
8:00 am - 8:45 am

Registration and Networking

Opening Keynote: Dynamic Reteaming at Fast-Growing Companies

Abstract Team change is inevitable, especially when your company is hiring like crazy and doubling in size. Your teams might grow and split. 20 people might arrive in one day....
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Heidi Helfand
Heidi Helfand
10:00 am - 10:20 am

Break

The Missing Ingredient: Vulnerability as the Key Behavior of a High Performing Team

Abstract “Without trust we don’t truly collaborate, we merely coordinate or, at best, cooperate. It is trust that transforms a group of people into a team.” – Stephen Covey Join...
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Kevin Callahan
Kevin Callahan
Miljan Bajic
Miljan Bajic

Cutting Code Quickly

In this guided demo, we are going to look at 3 different techniques that are remarkably powerful in combination to cut through legacy code without having to go thru the...
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Falco
Llewellyn Falco

How I accidentally joined an agile company

Abstract “Handelsbanken is a classic brick and mortar bank with over 700 branch offices in Europe and was founded in 1871. When Jens joined the company in 2016 he didnít...
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Jens Wedin
Jens Wedin

Essential Patterns of Successful Agile Transformations

Abstract Everyone seems to be going agile nowadays. Terms like adoption, migration, business agility, and transformation are used to represent the move to agility. And they also imply that the...
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Bob Galen
Bob Galen

Testing, DevOps, and High-Performing Teams

Message See one way leading practices come together to create a high-performing team and walk away with ideas on how to create your own. Description Welcome to unicorn land, that...
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Steve Vance
Stephen Vance

Stories from Agile Classrooms

Abstract Come hear the amazing stories of Agile in Classrooms from around the globe. Here of 4th graders growing self-directedness and joy of learning, a turnaround story of a failing...
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John Miller
John Miller

The Pivotal Role Agile Champions Play in Vistaprint’s Enterprise Transformation

Abstract Are you at the beginning of your agile journey and wondering how to gain traction within your teams? Or maybe you’re surrounded by like-minded agilists and curious how to...
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Staci Dubovik
Staci Dubovik
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch

Context Considered: Focusing Agile Investments for a Better Return

Abstract “Organizations invest a lot of money, time, and energy in Agile. Arguably weíre decades into the Agile game. We should be pretty good with this Agile stuff by now....
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Jim York
Jim York

Secrets from the Agile Manifesto Authors

Abstract I interviewed 14 of the 17 Agile Manifesto authors for a special podcast project with the intent to chronicle the manifesto story. What emerged was much more. The story...
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Ryan Lockard
Ryan Lockard

Agile in Hardware & Hard Goods: practices, approaches and mindsets that matter

Abstract “This is a hands-on workshop: participation require! Are you finding it difficult to shift the collective mindset within your organization? Do you feel like youíre pushing on a rope?...
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Todd Wilson
Todd Wilson

Agile Expectations: Creating Organizational Alignment

Abstract “If your organization is considering ñ or in the process of ñ transforming to agile, how would you complete this sentence? ìWe will know we are agile whenÖî Version...
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Dave Moran
David Moran

Agile Anti-patterns

Abstract An interactive discussion about Agile Anti-patterns and their impacts to organizations. We will explore Anti-patterns throughout Agile, how we identify them, how we measure their impact and ways to...
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Angie Mathieu
Angie Mathieu
Sean Gilligan
Sean Gilligan
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Break

Closing Double Feature Keynote: Daniel Mezick & Niels Pflaeging

Invitation-based Leadership & Transformation: The way ahead In this highly engaging, thoughtful and thought-provoking double feature keynote, Daniel and Niels, two much-lauded agility mavericks from the US and Germany, respectively,...
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Daniel Mezick
Daniel Mezick
Niels Pflaeging

Closing Remarks

Miljan Bajic
Miljan Bajic