Author Archives: Tony Edwards

Olly Brand – Working Remotely in a Global Team – Live Blog 2015

Olly Brand is a technology consultant who works (remotely) for IBM. He specialises in the design, building and running of Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing. He coaches remote working and Agile practices and has been featured in the Times, Guardian and Financial Times. You can catch up with Olly on Twitter. Continue reading

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Matthew Dodkins – Archipelagos of Git – Live Blog 2015

Matthew is an experienced programmer who leads an Agile team of embedded software engineers at Bluefruit Software, Cornwall. Matthew works on a variety of projects including electric bikes, medical grade water purifiers and time code encryption systems. You can catch up with Matthew via Bluefruit on Twitter.

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Shirley Atkinson – Teaching Agile – Live Blog 2015

Shirley Atkinson is a lecturer and programme manager for BSC (Hons) Computing at Plymouth University. Shirley has a passion for ensuring industry relevant content is shared enthusiastically with students learning to become computing professionals. You can catch up with Shirley on Twitter. Continue reading

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Chris Clarke – Building a winning agile football team – Live blog 2015

A UX architect at the Guardian newspaper. Chris is currently involved in creating and launching the new responsive website. With a long standing background in the web, as well as illustration and music, his focus is ultimately simple: Something that’s accessible for everyone. You can catch up with Chris on Twitter. Continue reading

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Jenni Jepsen – Agile Leadership and Teams – Live Blog 2015

Jenni Jepsen is a partner at goAgile, a Denmark-based Agile consulting firm, where she helps people to deliver the right product faster. While she is crazy about Agile methodologies, she is most interested in delivering value – no matter what the process. You can catch up with Jenni on Twitter. Continue reading

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Benji Weber and Alex Wilson – Product Development at the Unruly Mob – Live Blog 2015

Benji Weber & Alex Wilson are software developers at Unruly. Alex is part of the product development team dealing with scaling and continuous development on a daily basis. Benji leads an extreme programming team who build primarily with Java. You can catch up with Alex and Benji on Twitter. Continue reading

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James Lewis – Building systems that are #neverdone – Live Blog 2015

James Lewis is a Principal Consultant for ThoughtWorks. He’s a developer and coach introducing evolutionary architecture practices and agile software development techniques to Investment Banks, Publishers and media organisations. You can catch up with James at his website and on Twitter. Continue reading

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Craig Girvan and Toby Parkins – The Open Agile Profiling System – Live Blog

Craig and Toby founded Headforwards in 2011 as an alternative outsourcing option for companies looking for better software development. They are currently engaged with NTT and AXA PPP Healthcare as well as some startup businesses. You can catch up with Craig and Toby on the Headforwards website. Continue reading

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Belinda Waldock – Being Agile in Business – Live Blog 2015

Belinda Waldock is an Agile coach and business mentor based in Cornwall. Belinda has worked with a broad range of high growth businesses to adopt agile practices to leverage their growth aspirations You can catch up with Belinda at her website and on Twitter.

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Jim Barritt – Bring the power of Clojure to your browser app – Live Blog 2015

Jim Barritt has been writing code for many years. He is currently a Principal Consultant for ThoughtWorks.  His passion is the code and systems architectures, helping teams deliver reliably and rapidly. You can catch up with jim on Twitter.

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Live Blog – Dave Farley – Continuous Development (Keynote) 2015

Dave Farley is the author of ‘Continuous Delivery’ and the ‘Reactive Manifesto’. He has 30 years experience of software development and was an early adopter of agile development techniques. You can catch up with Dave at his website and on Twitter.

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