Agile values and principles – for non software development teams – Roberta Stafford, Capital One
Design a Degree 2.0 – Toby Parkins & Lyssa Fee-Crump, Headforwards & Software Cornwall
Ship fast! – Judith Andresen, BERATUNG JUDITH ANDRESEN
Winning your clients’ trust with Agile project management Laura Delnevo Cameron & Wilding
Having worked with a variety of clients and projects in the publishing sector (TMG, Sage Publications, The Economist), winning client’s trust is the underlining common denominator of success for me, as a project manager. For my agency this translate to: happy, satisfied and (hopefully) returning customers. Agile is at the core of all of this!
Mia Filisch & Hanif Jameel : Empowering Teams To Change: From Components To Features
The organisation of work around siloed component based teams can lead to difficulties in maximising the value delivered by a development process, and introduce coordination overheads which are difficult to resolve. At the same time, managing changes to the structure of teams is often a challenging process, especially if they are directly imposed. In this session we will explore the key lessons and insights gleaned from a developer and product led iterative transition to feature based teams.
KEYNOTE : Jenni Jepsen – Agile Leadership & Teams
Mindful Agile: The Foundation of How We Grow – Kamila Piorowska
In this highly interactive workshop, we will share with you the concept and practice of Mindful Agile and how it can help you overcome the seemingly insurmountable challenges you face so that instead of having a mind that is constantly full, you can live a more effective life through mindfulness.
Moving on Up – Sarah Glanville & Paul Lemon – Sky – Software Delivery 2016
Building a brand new agile team of over 100 people in 4 months is an exciting, challenging and rewarding task and Sarah and Paul will talk through the highs and lows and share their learnings from doing this. Sky are creating a brand new digital centre in Leeds, the heart of the Northern Powerhouse and this talk will share the experience of the first team to land in Leeds. How do you seed the culture, recruit the right people, set up the correct working practises and continue to deliver a committed roadmap?
10% time the pros and cons? -Elizabeth Pope
Software Delivery 2016
I’m lucky enough to work for a company who offer 10% time, and believe it’s had many benefits for our team including engagement and performance improvements and as a tool for both retainment and attraction. However sometimes it can be hard to keep the business bought in to the idea of a very expensive team doing ‘nothing’ one day a fortnight. I’ll also share tips and tricks to get your team to make the most of their Learning and Development time without telling them what to do!
Build in Quality, Jo Cranford
2016 Keynote: Dr Linda Rising, internationally known for her work in patterns, retrospectives, influence strategies, agile development, and the change process.
We were delighted to welcome Rebecca to Cornwall in September 2016 to share her thoughts and insights on agile software development
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
The third Agile on the Beach conference was held on Tremough Campus, Penryn (near Falmouth in Cornwall) on 5th and 6th September 2013. As last year, the event attracted not only tech businesses, but also non-tech organisations (e.g. a legal practice and a university department) who are applying the principles of agile software development to run processes and workflows within their own organisations. Done well, agile thinking and principles can be applied to just about any workflow – it doesn’t have to be about software.
This years conference was a great success by any metric. It sold out several times (with the organisers somehow managing to squeeze in more places each time as more people kept trying to register…) and that was certainly reflected in the energy visible at the event. I think in the end there were something like 170 delegates, which is a big increase on last year and compares very favourably with the 350-400 or so you can expect at the (far more established) ACCU Conference which we also take part in.
As others are writing far more eloquently than I about the detail of some of the sessions presented at the conference, I’m going to present more of a visual overview of the event – call it a photoblog post, if you like.
Anna Jayne Metcalfe- Riverblade – Code Analysis in an Agile World Video : http://youtu.be/xzgeCUO5KtI
“Conventional code analysis techniques are not particularly well suited to agile projects. In this short session, Anna-Jayne Metcalfe explores why not, and how we might be able to do things differently.”
Video : http://youtu.be/xzgeCUO5KtI
PDF Slides Code Analysis in an Agile World
Thanks to Riverblade for attending this years conference and their sponsorship and great company. Check out their Code Analysis tools at www.riverblade.co.uk
Thank you Anna-Jayne & Beth
Catch her review of the conference at
Continuous Delivery at 7digital – an Experience Report