The Lean Agile Scotland programme contains over 50 exciting sessions.

Day One - Wednesday 3 October 2018

8:15

Conference Registration

9:15

Welcome to Lean Agile Scotland

9:30

Keynote

Thinking fast and slow

60 minutes

Linda Rising

Independent Consultant

10:30  Refreshment Break

11:00

Switchover

 Case Study

Feature branching considered evil

45 minutes

Thierry de Pauw

ThinkingLabs

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Switchover

 Workshop

Fantastic Beasts and where to improve them

90 minutes

Chris Smith

Redgate Software

11:50

 
 

12:35  Lunch Break

13:30

 Hands-On

Lean can't get you there; effective groups can

90 minutes

Bonnie Aumann

Spotify

Katie Trupiano

Leysin American School

 Workshop

When will it be done - probabilistic forecasting

150 minutes

Prateek Singh

Ultimate Software

 Hands-On

How to be a better facilitator

150 minutes

Suzanne Morrison

Skyscanner

Chris Downey

Skyscanner

14:20

 
 
 
 

 Case Study

Transformation by invitation

45 minutes

Martin Burns

CA Technologies

 Case Study

I deploy on Fridays (and maybe you should too)

45 minutes

Michiel Rook

Touchdown Consulting Services

15:05  Refreshment Break

15:30

 Case Study

Smoothing flow with skills liquidity

60 minutes

Cat Swetel

C Swetel LLC

 Case Study

Managing complexity of discovery phases

60 minutes

Marcel Britsch

Equal Experts

Continued

 Workshop

When will it be done - probabilistic forecasting

150 minutes

Prateek Singh

Ultimate Software

Continued

 Hands-On

How to be a better facilitator

150 minutes

Suzanne Morrison

Skyscanner

Chris Downey

Skyscanner

16:30  Switchover

16:40

Discussion

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40 minutes

17:30

Social Evening

Day Two - Thursday 4 October 2018

8:45

Conference Registration

Lean Coffee45 Minutes

9:30

Keynote

Title under construction

60 minutes

10:30  Refreshment Break

11:00

 Case Study

Title under construction

45 minutes

Katherine Kirk

Independent

Switchover

 Case Study

Out of the fog - our product team's journey to new heights

45 minutes

Sophie Manton

Independent

Holly Donohue

Aquila Heywood

Switchover

 Hands-On

Making our mark! Drawing together to enhance collaboration

90 minutes

Ellen Grove

Agile Partnership

Sue Johnston

It's Understood Communication, Inc.

 Tutorial

Leading at scale - a guide to the oldest scaled agile framework

100 minutes

Laz Allen

Skyscanner

Charlie Pank

Skyscanner

 Workshop

Liberating Structures

90 minutes

David Heath

Government Digital Service

11:50

 
 
 
 

 Discussion

Boosting agility by scaling decision-making

45 minutes

Julia Wester

Lagom Solutions

 Case Study

The board whisperer

45 minutes

Gary Fleming

Emphasis Parenthesis Ltd.

12:35  Lunch Break

13:30

14:30  Refreshment Break

15:00

16:00  Switchover

16:15

 Lightning Talks

Incrementally improving performance

10 minutes

Stephen Janaway

Bloom & Wild

It's not done until it's gone!

10 minutes

Tomasz Kropiewnicki

starglider.consulting

Calling all women - stand up and speak

10 minutes

Kylie Yearsley

Private consultant

The science of happiness

10 minutes

Mattia Battiston

Sky

17:00  Social evening

Day Three - Friday 5 October 2018

8:45

Conference Registration

Lean Coffee45 Minutes

9:30

Keynote

The linky art and joy of saying yes to almost everything

60 minutes

Mike Sutton

Wizewerx Ltd

10:30  Refreshment Break

11:00

 Case Study

Resilience as a continuous delivery enabler

45 minutes

Steve Smith

Continuous Delivery Consulting

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 Discussion

The lagom paradox: sometimes less can be more

45 minutes

Julia Wester

Lagom Solutions

Switchover

 Tutorial

Impact mapping for risk management

90 minutes

Leila Rao

AgileXtended

 Tutorial

Misbehaving with kanban

45 minutes

Prateek Singh

Ultimate Software

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 Workshop

Title under construction

150 minutes

Katherine Kirk

Independent

Dr Sal Freudenberg

Cucumber Ltd

11:50

 
 

11:50

 

12:35  Lunch Break

13:30

 Case Study

Agile insights from the birth of the internet

60 minutes

Chris Young

Linius Technologies

 Tutorial

Epiphany and apophany

60 minutes

Liz Keogh

Lunivore Limited

Continued

 Workshop

Title under construction

150 minutes

Katherine Kirk

Independent

Dr Sal Freudenberg

Cucumber Ltd

14:30  Refreshment Break

15:00

Endnote

Churchill, Bartlett and Kennedy versus The Killer ducklings

60 minutes

Clarke Ching

OddSocks Consulting

16:00

Conference Close

10 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.