11:30 - 12:30 - 60 Minute Sessions

Applying Cowboy Wisdom in Scrum
Tom Mellor
Room: Elmwood
Track: Lagniappe

A light and humorous look at how I have applied cowboy wisdom I learned while growing up in Montana to my work
over the years with Scrum


Applying Organizational Change and Leadership to Agile Transformations
Joe Vallone
Room: Magnolia
Track: Rolling Down the River

How to apply Dr. Kotter's 8-step model for change management and leadership to Agile transformations

Build What You Need, Not What You Asked For
David Bulkin
Room: Rosedown
Track: Jazzin' It Up

Acceptance criteria, testing (TDD, BDD, ATTD) help us build to spec, but come to this session to find out how to build what you really need.

Creole cottage – Constructive Pattern for building a Scrum Master community and continuous improvement of a new agile organization
Ni Sun
Room: Oak Alley
Track: Rolling Down the River

Likening to building a Creole cottage, we present a practical pattern to build a Scrum Master community and solve company-wide problems.

Enabling Distributed Agile Teams
Timothy Wise
Room: Fountain
Track: Lagniappe

This is a highly interactive session that teaches a technique to generate working agreements for distributed teams.

Scrum in Context: Exploring the end-to-end SDLC Value Stream
Leslie Morse
Room: Belle Chasse
Track: Hop On a Streetcar

Teams don’t magically create an increment of product. Come explore the SDLC value stream and key considerations for project initiation. 

Smart Scaling: Finding the right approach for Enterprise Agile
Richard Dolman, Steve Spearman
Room: Melrose
Track: Hop On a Streetcar

"Large-scale Agile" sounds great. But are we solving the right problem? Can we find to ways to deliver value without need to scale too big?

You be the Coach! (Agile for Non-IT at our organization)
Burton White, Richard Cheng
Room: Jasperwood
Track: Lagniappe

At Excella, we used Agile for corporate strategies and communications. We will share our lessons learned and ask the room what you would do.