The Role of Managers in Agile

The role of the Agile manager is to enable knowledge-based work. As ‘enablers’, managers are there to remove blockers, increase competence and ensure collaboration. Except nobody has told them that officially. Many managers in large organizations are simply doing what they have been trained to do: protecting the organization from their unpredictable employees! Their managers, […]

Scaling Software Engineering Teams

All teams go through several lifecycle phases, whether in a startup or an established enterprise. This talk should help you identify which phase of growth lifecycle your team is in and how being aware of it can help you build the right culture, make effective technology choices, hire people who will thrive in your current […]

Yes, and…

What happens when we drop “No, but…” from our daily interactions or life choices in favor of the #1 rule of improvisation: “Yes, and..?”

How to Become a Better Programmer

Becoming a better programmer means more than just learning new technologies. It means more than practicing techniques and programming languages. It is about more than passion and attitude. It is the combination of all these things. This presentation unpacks important mindsets and techniques that will help you improve as a programmer. You will discover specific […]

Software Development Linkopedia May 2017

Here is our monthly selection of knowledge on programming, software testing and project management. This month you will find some interesting information and opinions about practical Agile, software developers types and interview, giving feedback, error handling for .NET, unfinished user stories, mobile testing with Appium, dealing with pesky people and the product owner role.