Programme

We're delighted to present this year's Agile Cambridge programme, featuring more than 50 sessions covering a wide range of Agile topics.

Day One - Wednesday 27th September

8:15

conference registration

9:15

Welcome to Agile Cambridge

9:30

 Keynote

How Personality Matters

60 minutes

Dr Brian Little

10:30

tea/coffee break

11:00

 Case Study

The importance of being open

45 minutes

Matt Jukes

mySociety

switchover

 TBC

Agile at International Scale

45 minutes

Dr Clara Juanes-Vallejo

Thales

The Thales Transformation Team

switchover

 Tutorial

Testing and the agile team

45 minutes

Tristan McCarthy

OpenCredo

switchover

 Workshop

Agile games for serious leaders

90 minutes

Stanislava Potupchik

Quby

 Hands-On

Dealing with difficult people: rapid prototyping of behaviour

90 minutes

Antony Quinn

Camfed.org

Johnnie Moore

CreativeFacilitation.com

11:50

 Case Study

Offshore agile

45 minutes

Will Lord

EdPlace

 Case Study

Details coming soon

45 minutes

Details coming soon

 Hands-On

How deep are your tests?

45 minutes

Thomas Sundberg

Think Code AB

12:35

lunch break

13:30

 Case Study

Impostor syndrome

45 minutes

Gitte Klitgaard

Native Wired

switchover

 Case Study

The Toyota Way in action

45 minutes

Paul Boocock

Codeweavers

switchover

 Workshop

TDD as if you meant it

150 minutes

Adrian Bolboacă

Mozaic Works

 Tutorial

Rethinking agile leadership

45 minutes

Andrea Provaglio

switchover

14:20

 Case Study

In agile we trust?

45 minutes

Matt Hosking

Harbour Technology Limited

 Case Study

The trials and tribulations of agile conversion

45 minutes

Leigh Griffin

Red Hat

Brendan O'Farrell

Red Hat

15:05

tea/coffee break

15:35

 Case Study

Details coming soon

60 minutes

Cat Swetel

 TBC

Details coming soon

60 minutes

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continued

 Workshop

TDD as if you meant it

150 minutes

Adrian Bolboacă

Mozaic Works

 Case Study

So, you want to start an agile project?

60 minutes

Nick Walker

NewsUK

Sarandeep Banwait

NewsUK

 Case Study

Details coming soon

60 minutes

Simon Marriot

Cambridge Business Analysis Community (CBAC)

16:35

 Lightning Talks

Lightning Talks

10 minutes each

Our Lightning Talks session is packed with small but perfectly formed talks and experience reports, delivered rapid-fire by a mix of experienced and brand new speakers alike.

17:30

Social Evening

Day Two - Thursday 28th September

9:00

conference registration

9:30

 Keynote

Epiphany and apophany

60 minutes

Liz Keogh

10:30

tea/coffee break

11:00

 Case Study

Driving Key Stakeholder Management

45 minutes

Stephan Arenswald

Daimler AG

switchover

 Hands-On

The making of a lean-agile coach

90 minutes

Luca Minudel

SmHarter ltd

Carlo Beschi

ASOS

 Hands-On

Unblocking Middle Management

45 minutes

Dr Clara Juanes-Vallejo

Thales

The Thales Transformation Team

switchover

11:50

 TBC

Details coming soon

45 minutes

Details coming soon

 Case Study

The rise of the agile architect

45 minutes

Reda Hmeid

Openlight.io

12:35

lunch break

13:30

 Workshop

Cross-skill pairing without the drama

45 minutes

Irina Tsyganok

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP

Nat Pryce

Independent

switchover

 Case Study

How to write minimum viable documentation

90 minutes

Peter Hilton

Peter Hilton Consulting

 Workshop

Exercises to spice up your agile retrospective

150 minutes

Ben Linders

Ben Linders Consulting

 Workshop

Red, green, then what?

150 minutes

Kevin Rutherford

XPSurgery

Adrian Mowat

Newspaper Club

14:20

15:05

tea/coffee break

15:35

 Case Study

How we are bringing Agile to a 500 year-old organisation

60 minutes

Clare Tunstall

Cambridge University Press

Vicky Drummond

Cambridge University Press

 TBC

Details coming soon

60 minutes

Details coming soon

 Case Study

Empowering teams to self-select

60 minutes

Serena Caruso

UL - EHS Sustainability

Antonia Greensides

UL - EHS Sustainability

continued

 Workshop

Exercises to spice up your agile retrospective

150 minutes

Ben Linders

Ben Linders Consulting

continued

 Workshop

Red, green, then what?

150 minutes

Kevin Rutherford

XPSurgery

Adrian Mowat

Newspaper Club

16:35

Social Evening

Day Three - Friday 29th September

8:45

conference registration

9:15

10:15

tea/coffee break

12:20

lunch break

13:15

 Case Study

Boost your SAFe Portolio with Lean UX

60 minutes

Cécile Auret

Pole emploi

 Case Study

Continuous delivery, scaled down

60 minutes

Willem van den Ende

QWAN

 TBC

Details coming soon

60 minutes

Details coming soon

 Tutorial

Agile isn’t enough: revolution over transformation

60 minutes

Todd Charron

Planning for Failure

14:15

tea/coffee break

14:45

 TBC

Details coming soon

60 minutes

Details coming soon

Redgate

 Case Study

Lessons learnt in quality coaching

60 minutes

Gareth Bragg

Redgate Software

José Lima

Redgate Software

 Case Study

Teal, there has been an awakening - have you felt it?

60 minutes

David J Shrimpton

The Workshop - Inventors of Play

 TBC

Details coming soon

60 minutes

Details coming soon

16:15

Conference close

15 minutes

Case Study/Experience Report

A presentation and discussion of real-life (not theoretical) experiences of the application (or mis-application) of service design techniques. Case studies and experience reports include some discussion of lessons learned and an indication of how novel the work is.

Hands-On

Participants learn a new approach, tool or technology through using it to solve one or more practical exercises. Any software/hardware requirements are disclosed in the session description.

Tutorial

A session focused around some specific tool, technique or issue. Primarily led by the speaker, tutorials usually include some elements of interactivity or individual / group exercise.

Workshop

An in-depth working session on a specific topic. May include paper presentations.

Lightning Talks

Short talks (max 10 minutes) on almost any topic.

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