Release Planning Tips and Techniques
With John Heintz, CEO of Aptage, and Luke Hohmann, CEO and founder of Conteneo, Inc.


While some Scrum Teams have sophisticated CI/CD pipelines that enable continuous delivery of software, many teams are structured to deliver their work products in releases: a collection of sprints that, together, accumulate enough business value to justify putting the software into production. In this webinar, we shared some of the tips and techniques that help teams create high-impact releases that mitigate risk and maximize value.

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About the Collaboration at Scale Webinar Series

A joint production of Scrum Alliance® and Conteneo Inc., the Collaboration at Scale webinar series is designed to provide focused, outcome-driven solutions to collaboration problems faced by CSPOs, ScrumMasters, and Scrum Team members in organizations of 10 or more Scrum Teams.


John Heintz
John_HJohn Heintz is an innovation expert, Agile/Lean development expert, published author, international speaker, and consultant. John has been practicing agile since 1999, and helping organizations with large scale planning events since 2010. Large scale planning events like Release Planning bridge the gap between strategy and execution. In 2016 he co-founded Aptage, an exciting and innovative company that provides sophisticated yet simple-to-use decision support AI tools for managing innovation and development in the face of uncertainty. Aptage uses advanced algorithms and machine learning to help companies make data-centric informed decisions when faced with economic, estimation, and delivery uncertainties.

Luke Hohmann
Luke_HohmannLuke Hohmann is the founder and CEO of Conteneo Inc. (formerly the Innovation Games Company). Conteneo’s enterprise software platforms and professional services merge collaboration frameworks, data analytics, and domain expertise to help organizations optimize decision making in the areas of strategy, innovation, sales, product development, and market research. Luke is also co-founder of Every Voice Engaged Foundation (EVEF), a 501(c)3 nonprofit that that helps citizens, governments, and other nonprofit organizations collaborate at scale to solve technical and wicked problems. EVEF has been a leader in the Participatory Budgeting movement, helping citizens prioritize hundreds of millions of dollars through budget games. EVEF has also partnered with the Kettering Foundation to create Common Ground for Action, the first platform for scalable deliberative decision making. Luke is thankful for the thousands of colleagues from the Agile community who have donated their time to EVEF.