1 DAY CONFERENCE

Lean & Kanban eXchange

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Tuesday, 1st December at Skills Matter, London

7 experts. will be speaking. Starts at 9:30 AM.

Skills Matter is pleased to announce the Lean & Kanban eXchange 2009 taking place at Skills Matter in central London on December 1st - an intensive and intimate event aimed at bringing together leading thinkers and passionate community members.

Thanks to our sponsors

Interview

In this session, David Joyce and Benjamin Mitchell discuss the forming subjects.

Benjamin Mitchell

Benjamin Mitchell is currently working as a Project Manager at a European Investment Bank delivering a web-based trading platform using a Lean and Kanban. He is passionate about working with software development teams to frequently deliv

Interview

In this session, David Laribee and Karl Scotland discuss and share their experience on using kanban.

David Laribee

David Laribee has trucked in software for over 15 years. He favors collaboration, design thinking, simple, domain-driven design paired with low ceremony process, tools and platforms.

Karl Scotland

Karl Scotland is a versatile software practitioner with over 15 years of experience covering development, project management, team leadership, coaching and training. For the last 10 years he has been successfully applying Agile methods, and most recently has been a pioneer and advocate of using Kanban Systems for software development. Currently a Lean and Agile Coach with EMC Consulting, Karl has previously championed Agile and Lean Thinking with the BBC and Yahoo!

Interview

In this session, David Laribee and David J Anderson discuss and share some of the happenings in lean / kanban movement.

David J. Anderson

David J. Anderson leads a management consulting firm focused on improving performance of technology companies. He has many years management experience leading teams on agile software development projects. David was a founder of the agile movement thr

David Laribee

David Laribee has trucked in software for over 15 years. He favors collaboration, design thinking, simple, domain-driven design paired with low ceremony process, tools and platforms.

Go for the Bronze! Managing Waste in Knowledge Work

It's often said that Lean is all about waste elimination. There has been considerable effort taken to map the 7 wastes of Lean manufacturing to software development. This talk will simplify the waste management model and derive it from first principles, showing that there are only 4 classes of waste that need managed in knowledge work problems.

David J. Anderson

David J. Anderson leads a management consulting firm focused on improving performance of technology companies. He has many years management experience leading teams on agile software development projects. David was a founder of the agile movement thr

Talk: A Leaner Form of Agility

When is Kanban likely to succeed? How do we introduce it? How does the quest to reduce waste and improve continuously changed tried-and-true XP practices? In this talk, I'll share my experiences and experiments with Kanban and Lean at Xclaim Software and VersionOne.

David Laribee

David Laribee has trucked in software for over 15 years. He favors collaboration, design thinking, simple, domain-driven design paired with low ceremony process, tools and platforms.

A Journey to Systemic Improvement

Part one of this talk revolves around a series of experience reports following the introduction of Kanban at BBC Worldwide in mid 2008. This second part of the talk will summarise Systems Thinking, how it can be of benefit, and how Kanban has led to it being applied within BBC Worldwide.

Parkbench Panel Discussion

After lunch we'll hold a ParkBench Panel discussion, to discuss ideas, things we learned, things we would like to hear more about. Ask your questions to the speakers of the morning expert talks or join the panel to express your opinion or share your experience!

Zi Makki

Just another .net developer that loves doing 'stuff' for the community.Zi is on the DDD committee and is helping out with WebDD wherever possible.

Focusing on Delivery: Evolving from Scrum with Lean and Kanban

This talk is an experience report on a web-based derivatives trading system which initially started using "Vanilla Scrum" which slowly evolved, through using a Kanban board and concepts from Lean Product Development into a more pragmatic delivery-focused system. The experience report covers the initial six months development of the system up to the Go Live, followed by the 18 months of continuing development of the system.

Benjamin Mitchell

Benjamin Mitchell is currently working as a Project Manager at a European Investment Bank delivering a web-based trading platform using a Lean and Kanban. He is passionate about working with software development teams to frequently deliv

Five Steps to Kanban

A Kanban System for Software Development provides an alternative means of creating an Agile Development process using Lean Thinking. Creating a Kanban System is not as simple as adopting a previously defined process as a starting point. Instead, a team needs to come up a model of its own process which will form the basis for further continuous improvement. This talk will introduce 5 steps that a team can use to create their own Agile process using a Kanban System for Software Development

Karl Scotland

Karl Scotland is a versatile software practitioner with over 15 years of experience covering development, project management, team leadership, coaching and training. For the last 10 years he has been successfully applying Agile methods, and most recently has been a pioneer and advocate of using Kanban Systems for software development. Currently a Lean and Agile Coach with EMC Consulting, Karl has previously championed Agile and Lean Thinking with the BBC and Yahoo!

Agile & Lean Open Space Session with Pizza & Drinks

After a brief serving of Pizza & Drinks, we'll hold an Agile & Lean OpenSpace session, led by Martine Devos, to discuss ideas, things we learned, things we would like to hear more about, things to take away after the conference.

Martine Devos

Martine is a persuasive and highly passionate communicator, public speaker and published author focused on Agile methods.

Skills Matter


WE'VE MOVED: Skills Matter has recently relocated to a fantastic new venue CodeNode

10 South Place, London EC2M 7EB.


CodeNode provides a great selection of event spaces with all the facilities you need for a vibrant, interactive and successful tech event.

How to contact Skills Matter

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Skills Matter

10 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB, GB


View details, travel and nearby hotels

To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact the team:

Thanks to our sponsors

Overview

Skills Matter is pleased to announce the Lean & Kanban eXchange 2009 taking place at Skills Matter in central London on December 1st - an intensive and intimate event aimed at bringing together leading thinkers and passionate community members.

Thanks to our sponsors

Programme

Interview

In this session, David Joyce and Benjamin Mitchell discuss the forming subjects.

Benjamin Mitchell

Benjamin Mitchell is currently working as a Project Manager at a European Investment Bank delivering a web-based trading platform using a Lean and Kanban. He is passionate about working with software development teams to frequently deliv

Interview

In this session, David Laribee and Karl Scotland discuss and share their experience on using kanban.

David Laribee

David Laribee has trucked in software for over 15 years. He favors collaboration, design thinking, simple, domain-driven design paired with low ceremony process, tools and platforms.

Karl Scotland

Karl Scotland is a versatile software practitioner with over 15 years of experience covering development, project management, team leadership, coaching and training. For the last 10 years he has been successfully applying Agile methods, and most recently has been a pioneer and advocate of using Kanban Systems for software development. Currently a Lean and Agile Coach with EMC Consulting, Karl has previously championed Agile and Lean Thinking with the BBC and Yahoo!

Interview

In this session, David Laribee and David J Anderson discuss and share some of the happenings in lean / kanban movement.

David J. Anderson

David J. Anderson leads a management consulting firm focused on improving performance of technology companies. He has many years management experience leading teams on agile software development projects. David was a founder of the agile movement thr

David Laribee

David Laribee has trucked in software for over 15 years. He favors collaboration, design thinking, simple, domain-driven design paired with low ceremony process, tools and platforms.

Go for the Bronze! Managing Waste in Knowledge Work

It's often said that Lean is all about waste elimination. There has been considerable effort taken to map the 7 wastes of Lean manufacturing to software development. This talk will simplify the waste management model and derive it from first principles, showing that there are only 4 classes of waste that need managed in knowledge work problems.

David J. Anderson

David J. Anderson leads a management consulting firm focused on improving performance of technology companies. He has many years management experience leading teams on agile software development projects. David was a founder of the agile movement thr

Talk: A Leaner Form of Agility

When is Kanban likely to succeed? How do we introduce it? How does the quest to reduce waste and improve continuously changed tried-and-true XP practices? In this talk, I'll share my experiences and experiments with Kanban and Lean at Xclaim Software and VersionOne.

David Laribee

David Laribee has trucked in software for over 15 years. He favors collaboration, design thinking, simple, domain-driven design paired with low ceremony process, tools and platforms.

A Journey to Systemic Improvement

Part one of this talk revolves around a series of experience reports following the introduction of Kanban at BBC Worldwide in mid 2008. This second part of the talk will summarise Systems Thinking, how it can be of benefit, and how Kanban has led to it being applied within BBC Worldwide.

Parkbench Panel Discussion

After lunch we'll hold a ParkBench Panel discussion, to discuss ideas, things we learned, things we would like to hear more about. Ask your questions to the speakers of the morning expert talks or join the panel to express your opinion or share your experience!

Zi Makki

Just another .net developer that loves doing 'stuff' for the community.Zi is on the DDD committee and is helping out with WebDD wherever possible.

Focusing on Delivery: Evolving from Scrum with Lean and Kanban

This talk is an experience report on a web-based derivatives trading system which initially started using "Vanilla Scrum" which slowly evolved, through using a Kanban board and concepts from Lean Product Development into a more pragmatic delivery-focused system. The experience report covers the initial six months development of the system up to the Go Live, followed by the 18 months of continuing development of the system.

Benjamin Mitchell

Benjamin Mitchell is currently working as a Project Manager at a European Investment Bank delivering a web-based trading platform using a Lean and Kanban. He is passionate about working with software development teams to frequently deliv

Five Steps to Kanban

A Kanban System for Software Development provides an alternative means of creating an Agile Development process using Lean Thinking. Creating a Kanban System is not as simple as adopting a previously defined process as a starting point. Instead, a team needs to come up a model of its own process which will form the basis for further continuous improvement. This talk will introduce 5 steps that a team can use to create their own Agile process using a Kanban System for Software Development

Karl Scotland

Karl Scotland is a versatile software practitioner with over 15 years of experience covering development, project management, team leadership, coaching and training. For the last 10 years he has been successfully applying Agile methods, and most recently has been a pioneer and advocate of using Kanban Systems for software development. Currently a Lean and Agile Coach with EMC Consulting, Karl has previously championed Agile and Lean Thinking with the BBC and Yahoo!

Agile & Lean Open Space Session with Pizza & Drinks

After a brief serving of Pizza & Drinks, we'll hold an Agile & Lean OpenSpace session, led by Martine Devos, to discuss ideas, things we learned, things we would like to hear more about, things to take away after the conference.

Martine Devos

Martine is a persuasive and highly passionate communicator, public speaker and published author focused on Agile methods.

Venue

Skills Matter


WE'VE MOVED: Skills Matter has recently relocated to a fantastic new venue CodeNode

10 South Place, London EC2M 7EB.


CodeNode provides a great selection of event spaces with all the facilities you need for a vibrant, interactive and successful tech event.

How to contact Skills Matter

Xl2gwmwk4ts5eluqjgap

Skills Matter

10 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB, GB


View details, travel and nearby hotels
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