Arolla is a company specializing in software development techniques that help master complexity in a sustainable way. From test-driven approaches to functional programming style and legacy remediation techniques, we assist our customers build better software through bespoke development, hands-on trainings and embedded technical coaching.
Park Bench Panel Discussion
This interactive discussion will allow questions from the floor to be answered and discussed by the speakers of the day and attendees. We're extremely grateful that Steve Bohlen will be chairing the discussion.
Lightning Talk: Human by Design
Featuring Abidemi Ogunbowale-Thomas
An exploration into the key challenges that faces businesses in the post-digital era and how an alternative orthodox challenging-approach is required to empower the ability for organisations to continuously transform to meet the changing demands of people; not just customers.leadership organisation relationships people humanbydesign agile continuous-transformation
How Focusing on the 3 Ps Helped us to Successfully Scale Agile at M&G
Featuring Sarah Nash and Rebecca Slater
The organisation that Rebecca and Sarah works for made a decision in 2018 to fundamentally transform how they deliver change to their customers. The delivery teams had been following various Agile methodologies for some years but were always frustrated that the internal customers weren’t working...agile delivery process product people
Exploring the World of Engineering Management
Featuring Maria Stylianou
Transitioning from an engineer to an engineering manager is like moving to a new country. You start exploring the infrastructure of the country and you learn the different paths that take you where you want to be. During this navigation, you will find yourself at a fork; one direction takes you...agile impostor selfdoubt selfcare peoplemanagement process people engineeringmanagement
Towards Autonomously aligned teams with Domain-Driven Design
Featuring Kenny Baas-Schwegler
Kenny has been involved in several transformations over the years, from DevOps to Digital to Agile. These transformations typically focus on transitioning people into near-autonomous teams of no more than eight people who will work in an agile manner. Every company he has worked for has asked the...warstory businessit collaboratemodelling eventstorming domain-driven-design agile ddd
Agile for Introverts
Featuring María Castro
Agile Software Development is here to stay. It’s very clear that the days of the lone wolf and rockstar programmers are left behind, and the secret of a successful project are integral teams, constant communication and quick reaction to changes. And to achieve that success a great amount of...agile scrum people communication introversion agility
Lightning Talk: Engineering a Better Interviewer
Featuring Heather Whyte
Interviewing people isn’t easy - it’s like combining performance reviews, A-Levels, and The Bachelor into an awkward couple of hours. Eek. And it only gets harder as an interviewer when you’re out of your comfort zone, or have received little to no training. You’re left to wonder, did I make the...leadership diversity people management interpersonal-skills interviewing
Kaizen To Karōshi - Burnout in Agile Teams and What You Can Do About It.
Featuring John Clapham
Agile folk love notions borrowed from Japanese manufacturing, like Kaizen, ‘Continuous improvement’. From the perspective of teams expected to transform, continuous may also mean relentless, ceaseless, unsustainable.roles productivity sustainable-pace leadership teamwork coaching people agile burnout