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SkillsCast

Successful Collaboration and MOFF - Applied

22nd November 2013 in London at The Crypt, St James Church Clerkenwell

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In this talk Jenny Martin, Chris Priest and Pete Buckney (The Sparkle Team) share their experience on a government-funded R&D retail project with Sparkle CS and their application of BDD and agile testing techniques.

The talk will explore how using lean principles with a laser focus on maximising opportunities for feedback (MOFF) rather than on a minimal viable product (MVP) a team can accelerate delivery and respond quickly to constantly changing market pressures.

Jenny, Chris & Pete will talk through how the business was placed at the heart of the project through the use of techniques such as Impact Mapping and Specification by Example and how they were able to maximise business input by placing a strong focus on the objectives and value demonstrated during the showcase (feedback opportunity)

With aspirations of high value, business facing, executable specifications the team also explored some options to integrate their living documentation system (confluence) with cucumber more comprehensively than current offerings and would like to share the outcome with you.

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Successful Collaboration and MOFF - Applied

Chris Priest

Chris Priest has been working in & around .NET for the last 15 years in a career that has spanned financial institutions, small startups, and world-wide e-commerce platforms. On a day-to-day basis he is a hands-on Technical Lead / Architect at cloud consultancy Amido.

Jenny Martin

Jenny Martin coaches in Agile delivery, quality improvement and innovation gaming. She has a deep appreciation for business goal segmentation and the visualization of what she labels ‘horizons of value’ within business strategy.

Pete Buckney

Pete is CTO at Railsbank - enabling fintech companies to access global banking with 5 lines of code, and driving the costs out of finance infrastructure so finance can be more inclusive and less abusive.

SkillsCast

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457779216 640

In this talk Jenny Martin, Chris Priest and Pete Buckney (The Sparkle Team) share their experience on a government-funded R&D retail project with Sparkle CS and their application of BDD and agile testing techniques.

The talk will explore how using lean principles with a laser focus on maximising opportunities for feedback (MOFF) rather than on a minimal viable product (MVP) a team can accelerate delivery and respond quickly to constantly changing market pressures.

Jenny, Chris & Pete will talk through how the business was placed at the heart of the project through the use of techniques such as Impact Mapping and Specification by Example and how they were able to maximise business input by placing a strong focus on the objectives and value demonstrated during the showcase (feedback opportunity)

With aspirations of high value, business facing, executable specifications the team also explored some options to integrate their living documentation system (confluence) with cucumber more comprehensively than current offerings and would like to share the outcome with you.

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:

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About the Speakers

Successful Collaboration and MOFF - Applied

Chris Priest

Chris Priest has been working in & around .NET for the last 15 years in a career that has spanned financial institutions, small startups, and world-wide e-commerce platforms. On a day-to-day basis he is a hands-on Technical Lead / Architect at cloud consultancy Amido.

Jenny Martin

Jenny Martin coaches in Agile delivery, quality improvement and innovation gaming. She has a deep appreciation for business goal segmentation and the visualization of what she labels ‘horizons of value’ within business strategy.

Pete Buckney

Pete is CTO at Railsbank - enabling fintech companies to access global banking with 5 lines of code, and driving the costs out of finance infrastructure so finance can be more inclusive and less abusive.