Programme

We're delighted to present this year's Lean Agile Scotland programme, featuring 60 sessions covering a wide range of Agile topics.

4-6 October 2017

John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh

Day One - Wednesday 4th October

8:15 Conference Registration

9:15 Welcome to Lean Agile Scotland

9:30

Keynote

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60 minutes

Kate Gray

Investment Advisor

10:30 Refreshment Break

11:00

 Case Study

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45 minutes

Michael Hill

Independent

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 Case Study

Strategic agility through learning doctrine

45 minutes

Trent Hone

Excella Consulting

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 Case Study

Introduction to Agile

45 minutes

Martin Burns

CA Technologies

 Workshop

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90 minutes

Chris Matts

Nick Pulten

 Workshop

Don't forget the developers!

90 minutes

Kevin Rutherford

The XP Surgery

11:50

12:35 Lunch Break

13:30

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 Case Study

Applicable Learning from a Long Walk

30 minutes

Mike Sutton

Independent

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30 minutes

Torbjorn Gyllebring

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 Case Study

Introduction to Complexity

30 minutes

Cat Swetel

Praxis Flow

 Workshop

Enterprise agility with strategy deployment

110 minutes

Karl Scotland

Karl Scotland Ltd

 Hands-On

Recycling tests in TDD

110 minutes

Seb Rose

Cucumber

14:10

 Case Study

How an agile mindset enabled growth of $32billion

30 minutes

Naveed Khawaja

Morphilibrium

Omar Kareem

Morphilibrium

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 Case Study

But...no one told me to do it

30 minutes

Caroline Kirkhope

Swipii

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 Hands-On

Innovation Games: an introduction to collaborative frameworks

70 minutes

Jose Casal

Actineo Consulting LLP

Jean-Paul Bailey

Bay Spark Ltd.

14:50

 Case Study

Taming the rhino

30 minutes

Niels Kee

FanDuel

Caroline McDowall

FanDuel

15:20 Refreshment Break

15:50

Endnote

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60 minutes

Esko Kilpi

16:50 Social Evening

Day Two - Thursday 5th October

8:45 Conference Registration

9:30

Keynote

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60 minutes

Cameron Tonkinwise

UNSW Art & Design, UNSW Sydney

10:30 Refreshment Break

11:00

 Case Study

Lean business agility

45 minutes

Klaus Leopold

LEANability GmbH

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 Case Study

Measuring continuous delivery

45 minutes

Steve Smith

Always Agile Consulting

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 Hands-On

Impact mapping hands-on workshop

90 minutes

Chris Downey

Skyscanner

 Workshop

Agile games

90 minutes

Anja Stiedl

improuv

11:50

 Case Study

Playing the Chaos Lottery

45 minutes

Helen Lisowski

FluidWorking

12:35 Lunch Break

13:30

 Case Study

Six thinking modes for getting you unstuck

45 minutes

Dr Sal Freudenberg

Independent

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 Case Study

Enterprise Service Design

45 minutes

Kaimar Karu

Independent

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 Workshop

Playing the Agile Self-Assessment Game

90 minutes

Ben Linders

Ben Linders Consulting

 Hands-On

Give your organisation an agile boost!

90 minutes

Leanne Page

MSL (Publicis)

 Tutorial

3 Lean exercises for a DevOps Win

90 minutes

Dominica DeGrandis

Independent

14:20

15:05 Refreshment Break

15:35

16:35 Lightning Talk Switchover

16:45

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 Three - Friday 6th October

8:45 Conference Registration

9:30

Keynote

Awesome Superproblems

60 minutes

Luke Hohmann

Conteneo, Inc.

10:30 Refreshment Break

11:00

 Case Study

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45 minutes

Jabe Bloom

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 Workshop

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210 minutes

Simon Wardley

Leading Edge Forum

 Workshop

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90 minutes

Dr Sal Freudenberg

Independent

Katherine Kirk

Independent

11:50

 Case Study

"Why do agile?”: conversations from the C-Suite

45 minutes

Patrick Eltridge

RBS

Jenny Wood

RBS

12:35 Lunch Break

13:30

 Case Study

The design of organisations

30 minutes

Greg Brougham

Tadlon

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210 minutes

Simon Wardley

Leading Edge Forum

 Tutorial

Information design for client presentation

70 minutes

Rashida Prattis

PaxisFlow

 Workshop

Braving to self-trust workshop

70 minutes

Marjan Venema

Braving Trust

14:10

 Case Study

Deployment is not release

30 minutes

Gary Fleming

Emphasis Parenthesis Ltd

14:40 - 15:10 Refreshment Break

15:10

 Case Study

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60 minutes

Matt Wynne

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 Workshop

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210 minutes

Simon Wardley

Leading Edge Forum

 Tutorial

How to deal with your inner critic

60 minutes

Marianne Rady

HolidayCheck

16:10 - 16:20 Conference Close

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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