Nautilus 3
From Scrum to Kanban: Our Journey
Scott MacIntyre
Session Details
From Scrum to Kanban: Our Journey
Scott MacIntyre
Room: Nautilus 3
Track: Agile Community
Session Type: Talk [Advanced]
Summary: After a “Scrum Plateau,” we chose to adopt Kanban. Starting with our original process, we’re incrementally pursuing change.
Learning Objects:
  • What Kanban is (and is not!)
  • Steps to implement Kanban at a project or team level
  • What to watch out for
Nautilus 1-2
What Has Contributed to Agile?
Jeff McKenna
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What Has Contributed to Agile?
Jeff McKenna
Room: Nautilus 1-2
Track: Champions of Agile
Session Type: Talk [Advanced]
Summary: Historical exploration of the past, present, and future of Agile/Scrum.
Learning Objects: Understand the long view of Agile/Scrum from a historical perspective.
Nautilus 5
How To Build Team Safety: Your Organization’s Secret Superpower
Harald Koebler and PhilMark Rosete
Session Details
How To Build Team Safety: Your Organization’s Secret Superpower
Harald Koebler and PhilMark Rosete
Room: Nautilus 5
Track: As the tides transform, a new journey awaits
Session Type: Talk [Advanced]
Summary: We overlook team safety and the benefits that come with it. Explore how to measure safety, why it’s important, and how to improve it.
Learning Objects:

The participants will:

  • Gain understanding of what safety is.
  • Experience how to measure team safety.
  • Create awareness of safety levels within a team.
  • Learn intervention tactics to increase safety levels when they are low.
  • Understand why your team/organization should incorporate it.
Grande C
5 Steps to Disruptive Innovation with Hyper-Performing Teams
Sanjiv Augustine
Session Details
5 Steps to Disruptive Innovation with Hyper-Performing Teams
Sanjiv Augustine
Room: Grande C
Track: Life's a Wave: CATCH IT
Session Type: Talk [Advanced]
Summary:

Disruptive innovation is creating new products and services, operating existing ones, and trading out non-performing ones for sustained value.

Learning Objects:
  • Innovation Pipeline Management
  • Agile Budgeting and Incremental Funding
  • Hyper-Performing Standing Teams
  • Product Discovery and Lean Experimentation
  • High-Performance Agile Engineering
Harbor Island 2
"No one does Scrum by the book!": A Visual Technique for Assisting Scrum Adoption
Zach Bonaker
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"No one does Scrum by the book!": A Visual Technique for Assisting Scrum Adoption
Zach Bonaker
Room: Harbor Island 2
Track: As the tides transform, a new journey awaits
Session Type: Talk [Beginner]
Summary: We often hear, "No one does Scrum by the book!" Must it be that way? Try this visual technique to assess, focus, and enrich your Scrum adoption!
Learning Objects:

Visualize all the things!

Just like developing software, many components and behaviors of the Scrum framework are hard to see!

This session teaches us a simple way to make our growth with Scrum visible, further enriching our conversations about organizational change.

Learn how to use visual management to generate a collaborative assessment, focus attention on critical needs, and create shared understanding!

Spinnaker
Owning the Sky With Agile
Joe Justice and JJ Sutherland
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Owning the Sky With Agile
Joe Justice and JJ Sutherland
Room: Spinnaker
Track: SCRUM4HW
Session Type: Talk [Advanced]
Summary: Learn how to build a jet fighter faster, cheaper, and better with Scrum, and how the JAS 39E Saab Gripen was built from the ground up with Agile.
Learning Objects:
  • Specific techniques Saab uses to scale and synchronize multiple teams
  • How to enable control and still provide degrees of freedom for individual progress to enhance autonomy and self organization
  • How Saab focuses every day on continuous improvement across the organization
  • How Saab manages variability in scope and drives management
Harbor Island 3
What's in your role? Elevating the ScrumMaster role at Capital One
Jim Goode and Marie Dingess
Session Details
What's in your role? Elevating the ScrumMaster role at Capital One
Jim Goode and Marie Dingess
Room: Harbor Island 3
Track: You can’t stop the wave, but you can learn to surf
Session Type: Talk [Advanced]
Summary:

We will share our journey to grow our ScrumMasters past ceremony facilitation into team coaches who focus on outcomes and team performance.

Learning Objects:

Attendees will learn the complexities of raising expectations for Scrum Masters in a way that:

  • Encourages growth in a positive manner
  • Allows department lines some level of autonomy
  • Strengthens the ScrumMaster community
  • Involves everyone (leadership, managers, ScrumMasters, and engineers)
Nautilus 4
Salesforce Scale - It Ain't Whatcha Do; It's the Way That You Do It!
Tamsen Mitchell
Session Details
Salesforce Scale - It Ain't Whatcha Do; It's the Way That You Do It!
Tamsen Mitchell
Room: Nautilus 4
Track: Life’s a Wave: CATCH IT
Session Type: Talk [Advanced]
Summary:

In 2016, Salesforce celebrated 10 years of their scaled Agile approach. Learn from our failures and the culture and methods we have nurtured.

Learning Objects:
  • Steal the recipe for our secret sauce.
  • Learn which frameworks we have tried and how we have modified them.
  • Explain failures and successes of each framework based on our experience.
  • Understand the current models we use in our scaled model.
Harbor Island 1
The Six Trumps to Increase Engagement and Learning
Tricia Broderick
Session Details
The Six Trumps to Increase Engagement and Learning
Tricia Broderick
Room: Harbor Island 1
Track: You can’t stop the wave, but you can learn to surf
Session Type: Talk [Beginner]
Summary: Are people dreading attending meetings and trainings? Stop the madness. Incorporate brain science based techniques to increase results.
Learning Objects:

The Six Trumps (Sharon Bowman): Difference, Writing, Images, Talking, Movement, Shorter.

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