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Oceana 3-5
“Saved by Scrum”: A 12-year-old’s view on Scrum at Home
Aaron Vadakkan, Manoj Vadakkan
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“Saved by Scrum”: A 12-year-old’s view on Scrum at Home
Aaron Vadakkan, Manoj Vadakkan
Room: Oceana 3-5
Track: Mission Control [Introduction/Intermediate]
Session Type: Talk
Summary: You’ve heard about Scrum at home;have you heard it from a 12-year-old? Join a father & son team to learn.
Learning Objects: Here are some of the topics that we will covering:
  • Scrum roles & meetings at home.
  • How can parents and kids work together in the upbringing of kids.
  • How to bring accountability where it belongs
  • How to make homework and home chores more fun than work.
  • How to reduce Scream time with Scrum!
  • Other tools that can improve your productivity at home.
Timor Sea
Create Influence, On Demand
Bernie Maloney
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Create Influence, On Demand
Bernie Maloney
Room: Timor Sea
Track: Orbiting the Earth [Introduction/Intermediate]
Session Type: Talk
Summary: Want Jedi like leadership? & success w/o a lightsabre? Learn how to Create Influence, On Demand and communicate 5x+ more effectively. 
Learning Objects: Participants will:
  • Amplify their ability to influence by quickly establishing Rapport
  • Understand How to use Rapport to Pace and Lead Teams and Individuals
  • Grasp the full power of Agile practices like standups, co-location and task boards, and how each leverages communication programming built-in to human beings
  • Practice building & breaking Rapport
  • Be able to immediately apply these techniques, even when constrained to no more than a telephone call
Oceana 1-2
Five Levels of Refinement
Hubert Smits
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Five Levels of Refinement
Hubert Smits
Room: Oceana 1-2
Track: Mission Control [Introduction/Intermediate]
Session Type: Talk
Summary: In 2006 I wrote the article "Five Levels of Planning" - this talk is about how planning is better replaced by continuous attention.
Learning Objects: The audience will walk away with an understanding of:
  • The risks of planning and estimating;
  • How refinement provides the mechanism of reaching a long term goal without pinning down people and decisions;
  • Why continuous refinement is essential in getting the best (best for market, best for engineering) product out in the shortest time;
  • How continuous refinement and inspection forms the basis of empiricism - finding the best solution in a complex situation.
Banda Sea
Fuel Your Product With High Octane Continuous Delivery
Erick Fleming
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Fuel Your Product With High Octane Continuous Delivery
Erick Fleming
Room: Banda Sea
Track: Mission Control [Introduction/Intermediate]
Session Type: Talk
Summary: Learn the fundamentals of Continuous Delivery and how to provide the ultimate level of feedback to project stakeholders. 
Learning Objects:
  • Gain working definitions of Continuous Delivery and its components
  • See practical examples of how Continuous Delivery can benefit teams and the products they build
  • Learn the necessary steps required to implement a Continuous Delivery approach
Coral Sea
Scrum is a debugger. Use it!
Geir Amsjo
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Scrum is a debugger. Use it!
Geir Amsjo
Room: Coral Sea
Track: Orbiting the Earth [Introduction/Intermediate]
Session Type: Talk
Summary: Organisations, like software, do have defects. Scrum is designed to surface problems, and it has useful means to deal with these problems.
Learning Objects: Learn how to take the next step and really start optimizing the whole organisation.
You will not get a full recipe for removing all kinds of impediments, but you will take away lots of ideas. Every organisation have to find their own way, and hopefully you will get inspiration for how to utilise Scrum for the benefit of the whole and find the necessary courage to challenge the Status Quo.
Pacifica 3-5
Overcome the Top 6 AntiPatterns of an Agile Adoption
David Hawks
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Overcome the Top 6 AntiPatterns of an Agile Adoption
David Hawks
Room: Pacifica 3-5
Track: Agile Galaxy [Introduction/Intermediate]
Session Type: Talk
Summary: Find out what is holding your organization back from achieving the full potential of agile. Start delivering the right features, faster.
Learning Objects:
  • Recognize 6 antipatterns holding your organization back from being truly agile
  • Realize how learning, short feedback cycles and developing a shared understanding allows teams to deliver more value
  • Understand the importance of limiting work in process and getting to done in order to shorten cycle time
Pacifica 1-2
Developing An Organization's Internal Agile Coaching Capability
Lyssa Adkins
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Developing An Organization's Internal Agile Coaching Capability
Lyssa Adkins
Room: Pacifica 1-2
Track: Agile Galaxy [Introduction/Intermediate]
Session Type: Talk
Summary: Want the the speed and innovation Agile promises? Build a solid internal Agile Coaching Capability.
Learning Objects: People leave this talk with their eyes opened to: - the business need for an internal agile coaching capability - the idea that developing an agile coaching capability is known and straightforward - developing agile coaches means developing their skills and leaderfulness while also re-setting core beliefs - the many resources available to help organizations create their internal agile coach development programs; they need not invent the wheel
Java Sea
The Road to Agility: An Inspiring Tale of Personal Agile Transformation
Jimi Fosdick
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The Road to Agility: An Inspiring Tale of Personal Agile Transformation
Jimi Fosdick
Room: Java Sea
Track: Agile Galaxy [Introduction/Intermediate]
Session Type: Talk
Summary: The journey from project manager to Scrum master is painful and perilous. This is this is the compelling story of one such transformation.
Learning Objects:  In this workshop participants will be exposed to:
  • The biggest challenges encountered when changing from “plan-driven” to “value-driven” thinking
  • Why Scrum represents a truly radical and life changing difference from traditional methods
  • How to motivate others to change to the Scrum way of thinking and working
  • A highly entertaining and, for some past attendees, “moving” story told in a dynamic and engaging way (complete with rock music and explosions)
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