Following our call last week for Lightning Talk submissions for the 4.30-5.30pm session in the Angus Room on Wednesday, here’s the line-up. Eight talks, each five minutes max… and yes, one speaker does only have one slide!
Author of Specification By Example, Jolt award-winner, 2011 Most Influential Agile Professional
Plus many of our best local Agile speakers.
If you'd like to share your ideas, please register your interest below.
Full conference details coming soon. In the meantime…
We help enterprises deliver better software outcomes. Our pursuit of better software quality, improved productivity, faster speed to market and increased team engagement is driven by a team of over 180 talented professionals who challenge the status quo, innovate appropriately and provide the leadership and confidence for you to improve.
Rally Software is a global provider of enterprise-class software and services solutions for achieving business agility. Rally’s SaaS platform transforms the way organisations manage the software development lifecycle by aligning software development and strategic business objectives, facilitating collaboration, and increasing transparency. Rally’s consulting and training services apply Agile and Lean approaches to help organisations innovate, lead, adapt, and deliver.
Microsoft is the productivity and platform company for the mobile-first and cloud-first world. We are reinventing productivity to empower every person and every organization on the planet to do more and achieve more. Modern ALM and the evolving industry, particularly around the areas of diverse, distributed, and self-organizing teams have driven the need for agility not just in the way we develop software, but in the way we deliver software. Whether you’re a small team that doesn’t have an Operations department, or a large organization looking to ensure that operations can keep up with the increased pace of your agile teams you need a solution that fosters agility throughout the entire application lifecycle. Visual Studio Online helps you plan, build, deploy and manage applications using a comprehensive suite of services that is accessible to the entire team.
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems. More information about HP is available at www.hp.com.au.
HP Agile Manager is a SaaS-based Agile management solution for organizing, planning and executing Agile projects. It leverages native cloud architecture for instant-on access, boasts a clean, intuitive design and offers technology innovations that remove latencies, bolster Agile practices and foster continuous improvement.
The IBM DevOps approach applies agile and lean principles to speed up and sustain the software-driven innovation you're planning, developing, testing, and delivering. Regardless of whether your focus is in mobile development, cloud hosting, big data analysis, or social business, you can continuously release better software and services faster, at lower cost and with less risk.
IBM DevOps works by engaging and aligning all participants in the software delivery lifecycle — business teams, architects, developers, and testers, and IT operations and production — around a single, shared goal: sustained innovation, fueled by continuous delivery, and shaped by continuous feedback.
MYOB’s cloud accounting solutions make business life easier and provide great value for small to medium-sized enterprises. The company is continually evolving its product suite to help business owners achieve success. It is solely focused on the Australia and New Zealand market and spends more than $35 million a year on research and development. MYOB has adopted the Agile or lean start up approach to product development. As this requires a greater emphasis on flexibility and team work, the company has redesigned its work spaces to enable collaborative software development.
Scrum.org leads the evolution and maturity of Scrum to improve the profession of software development. We provide all of the resources needed by practitioners to deliver value using Scrum and guidance to enterprises managing their investment in Agility. Scrum.org provides assessments to allow people to evaluate themselves and improve; hosts community forums to foster discussion and knowledge transfer; and defines industry- leading Scrum training for practitioners at all levels.
Learn more about our Professional Scrum Master, Professional Scrum Foundations, Professional Scrum Developer, and Professional Scrum Product Owner training programs at Scrum.org. Scrum.org was created by Ken Schwaber, co-creator of Scrum.
Xero is a global company with offices in Australia, United States, United Kingdom, and New Zealand. Voted Forbers #1 Most Innovative Company, Xero is the emerging leader in online accounting software, providing business owners with real time visibility of their financial position in a way that's simple, smart and secure.
Xero is a new type of multinational with teams around the world united in their passion to revolutionise small business. As for the Xero team, they're a professional, hardworking and edgy bunch. At the Wellington HQ, they enjoy coffer from their own in-house Barista...and all permanent employees are shareholders in the company.
ASB is proud to be a sponsor of the AgileNZ Conference 2014. Since 1847, ASB has been at the forefront of banking innovation, having been first to introduce a wide range of cutting-edge banking services over the course of our history. As an organisation, we’re embracing Agile to get us closer to our customers in new and innovative ways and to explore how they would like the future of banking to look. Our people enjoy a modern, award-winning collaborative working environment and being part of one of the most highly engaged teams globally, helping us to deliver the best customer experiences.