Video Learning Center

Welcome to the Agile Alliance Video Learning Center

Here you will find selected sessions and events from Agile2011, Agile2012, and Agile2013.  Please utilize these learning resources to explore, learn and apply Agile principles and practices to make the software industry more productive, humane and sustainable.  (please note: recording, downloading or redistribution of content is strictly prohibited)

Public Access Library - Keynote Talks and Special Events

The following full-length session videos are accessible by everyone. Please feel free to share and distribute the URLs of these video pages to your colleagues and friends.

 

NEW.png KEYNOTE: Forty Years of Trying To Play Well With Others | Speaker: Tim Lister (1 hr 10 min)

NEW.png KEYNOTE: Why Everyone Needs DevOps Now: A Fourteen Year Study Of High Performing IT Organizations | Speaker: Gene Kim (1 hr 7 min)

NEW.png KEYNOTE: Coding for America: How Agile and Lean are disrupting government -- and why they need to | Speaker Abhi Nemani (29 min)

NEW.png EVENT: Agile2013 Industry Analyst Panel Discussion: Agile Trends and Future Directions (58 min)
Agile Alliance Chair, Rebecca Parsons moderates a panel of leading industry analysts: Tom Grant - Forrester, Thomas Murphy - Gartner, Melinda Ballou - IDC, Chris Rommel - VDC

KEYNOTE:  Adventures of an Accidental Entrepreneur. A High Tech Teleradiology Venture from India | Speaker: Dr. Sunita Maheshwari (1 hr 9 min)

KEYNOTE:  Managing a Collaborative Multi-National Team in Real Time | Speaker: Joe Justice
 (1 hr 31 min)

EVENT: Agile2012 Industry Analyst Panel Discussion: Agile Trends and Future Directions (58 min)
Agile Alliance Chair, Jim Newkirk moderates a panel of leading industry analysts: Melinda Ballou – IDC, Tom Grant - Forrester, Thomas Murphy - Gartner, Christopher Rommel – VDC

Joe Justice: WIKISPEED Q & A  (1 hr)
Joe Justice meets with attendees at Agile2012 for an enriching and enlightening Q & A about how he and WIKISPEED build extraordinary Agile teams, that do extraordinary things.

Open Jam Interviews (32 min 40 sec)
Todd Little takes a walk around Open Jam and discusses various Agile topics with Jim Highsmith, Andrew Hunt, Arie van Bennekum, Esther Derby and Alan Shalloway. See what they have to say in these candid and unscripted conversations.

EVENT: The Agile Manifesto 10th Anniversary Reunion: The Big Park Bench (1 hr 23 min)
Manifesto Authors: Mike Beedle, Arie van Bennekum, Alistair Cockburn, Ward Cunningham, Martin Fowler, James Grenning, Jim Highsmith, Andrew Hunt, Ron Jeffries, Jon Kern, Brian Marick, Robert C. Martin, Steve Mellor, Ken Schwaber, and Jeff Sutherland.

EVENT: Agile2011 Industry Analyst Panel Discussion: Agile Trends and Future Directions (1 hr 27 min)
Panelists: Dave West - Forrester Research, Melinda Ballou - IDC, Michael Azoff - Ovum, Thomas Murphy- Gartner

Agile2011 Conference | Opening Remarks (17 min)

KEYNOTE: Why Care about Positive Emotions? | Speaker: Barbara Fredrickson (1 hr 10 min)

Agile2011 Conference | Closing Remarks (12 min)

KEYNOTE: Code | Speaker: Kevlin Henney (1 hr 11 min)

KEYNOTE: The Power of an Agile Mindset | Speaker: Linda Rising (1 hr 24 min)

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Subscriber and Member Library - Agile Experience Level: Introductory / Learning

The following full-length session videos are accessible to all Members and Newsletter Subscribers.
To gain access:  Become a Member OR Subscribe to our Free Newsletter

NEW.pngBeyond the Agile Mindset | Linda Rising (1 hr 13 min)
Track: Leadership | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Learning

NEW.pngDe-Mystifying Kanban: Understanding Its Many Faces | Alan Shalloway (1 hr 3 min)
Track: Project Program & Portfolio Management | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Learning

NEW.pngPhysical Environments to Support Agile Teams – Harnessing the Power of Place | Cindy Coleman, Jorgen Hesselberg  (1 hr 9 min)
Track: Collaboration Culture & Teams | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Learning

NEW.pngThe Language of Change | Esther Derby (1 hr 13 min)
Track: Leadership | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Learning

NEW.pngWhat is Devops? | John Willis  (1 hr 14 min)
Track: DevOps | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Learning

NEW.pngFailing Well | Jabe Bloom  (1 hr 19 min)
Track: Lean Startup / Learning | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Learning

NEW.pngLeading Agile Engineering: Helping Your Team Improve Its Ability to Ship Software | Arlo Belshee, James Shore (1 hr 10 min)
Track: Development Practices & Craftsmanship | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Learning

NEW.pngWhere the Rubber Meets the Road: Real World Stories of Force Ranking Stuff | Todd Olson (56 min)
Track: Working with Customers | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Learning

NEW.pngProblem-Solving and Decision-Making in Software Development | Linda Rising (1 hr 16)
Track: Crowdsourced | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Learning

NEW.pngFifty Shades of Behavior Driven Development | Richard Yu (56 min)
Track: Development Practices & Craftsmanship | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Learning

NEW.pngAgile Planning & Project Management | Mike Cohn (1 hr 13 min)
Track: Agile Bootcamp | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Introductory

NEW.pngAgile Leadership & Roles | James Newkirk (1 hr 15 min)
Track: Agile Bootcamp | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Introductory

Coaching Conversations: Structure and Policies (22 min)
Coaching Conversations: Organizational Values (19 min)
Coaching Conversations: Teams at Work (21 min)
Casual and unscripted; Agile coaches come together to share their insights and experiences during Agile2012.

Achieving Business Agility to Survive and Thrive | Mike Russell (48 min)
Stage:  Adoption & Transformation | Session Type:  Lecture | Audience:  Learning

Clean Code | Robert Martin (59 min)
Stage:  Development Practices & Craftsmanship | Session Type:  Lecture | Audience:  Learning

Agile In a Nutshell 2012 | Jonathan Rasmusson (1 hr 19 min)
Stage:  Agile Boot Camp | Session Type:  Lecture | Audience:  Learning

Writing High Quality Code | David Bernstein (1 hr 21 min)
Stage:  Development Practices & Craftsmanship | Session Type:  Lecture | Audience:  Learning 

Journey to Agility: Coaching a Transformation | Skip Angel (1 hr 29 min)
Stage: Adoption & Transformation | Session Type: Lecture | Audience: Learning

Down the Pub: How did that transition you were working on go? | Andrea Tomasini, Hendrik Esser (1 hr 27 min)
Stage: Adoption & Transformation | Session Type: Lecture | Audience: Learning

Strategies for Agile Portfolio Management | Kenny Rubin (1 hr 30 min)
Stage:  Business Value and Working With Stakeholders | Session Type:  Lecture | Audience:  Learning

Continuous Delivery | Jez Humble (1 hr 37 min)
Stage:  Agile Boot Camp | Session Type:  Lecture | Audience:  Learning

The Origins of Agile | Speaker: Robert Martin (30 min)
Stage: Agile Boot Camp | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Introductory

Agile In a Nutshell | Speaker: Jonathan Rasmusson (53 min)
Stage: Agile Boot Camp | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Introductory

Introduction to Agile Planning and Project Management | Speaker: Mike Cottmeyer (1 hr 34 min)
Stage: Agile Boot Camp | Session Type: Tutorial | Audience: Introductory

Agile Engineering Practices and Tools | Speaker: Lars Skaar (1 hr 9 min)
Stage: Agile Boot Camp | Session Type: Tutorial | Audience: Introductory

Resistance as a Resource | Speaker: Dale Emery (1 hr 26 min)
Stage: Coaching & Mentoring | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Introductory

How a Traditional Project Leader Transitions to Scrum | Speakers: Jeff Sutherland and Nafis Ahmad (1 hr 26 min)
Stage: Adoption & Transformation | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Introductory

Tell Me Why -- 'The Golden Circle' of Agile Transformation | Speaker: Jean Tabaka (45 min)
Stage: Adoption & Transformation | Session Type: Tutorial | Audience: Introductory

Team Traps | Speaker: Esther Derby (60 min)
Stage: Collaboration Culture & Teams | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Introductory

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Member Library - Agile Experience Level: Advancing / Practicing / Expert 

The following full-length session videos are accessible to Members only. Members may also share comments about the sessions in this Library.  To gain access, Become a Member.

NEW.pngGaining Support for a Sustainable Agile Transformation | Dennis Stevens, Mike Cottmeyer (1 hr 16 min)
Track: Enterprise Agile | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngAs distributed as it gets:10 Agile best practices from open source | Mik Kersten (1 hr 12 min)
Track: Development Practices & Craftsmanship | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngSelf-Service Build and Deployment at Netflix | Gareth Bowles (1 hr 12 min)
Track: DevOps | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngWhy We Need Architects (and Architecture) on Large Scale Agile Projects | Rebecca Wirfs-Brock (1 hr 13 min)
Track: Enterprise Agile | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngHacking User Experience | Austin Govella (1 hr)
Track: User Experience | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngEnterprise Product Owner's Challenge: Managing Networks of Backlogs | Alan Goerner (1 hr 33 min)
Track: Project Program & Portfolio Management | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngCode Literacy for Non-Programmers | Jonathan Berger (1 hr 11 min)
Track: Development Practices & Craftsmanship | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngAgile Metrics, Velocity is NOT the goal | Michael Norton (1 hr 14 min)
Track: Project Program & Portfolio Management | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngAfter Twelve Years of Agile-Testing: How Did We Get Here and What Do We Know? | Matthew Heusser (56 min)
Track:Testing & Quality Assurance | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngThe 7 Essentials of Leading an Agile Transformation | Brian Lawrence (1 hr 16 min)
Track: Leadership | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngThe Missing P: PRODUCT | Linda Merrick (1 hr 11 min)
Track: Project Program & Portfolio Management | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngJust the Facts - Overcoming Biases With Data | Brandon Carlson (1 hr 5 min)
Track: Working with Customers | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngYou're Not Failing Fast Enough: best practices for an Agile build system | Sarah Goff-Dupont (1 hr 10 min)
Track: DevOps | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngBusiness Structures, Rewards, and Why Your Company is not Successfully Adopting Agile | Geri Winters (1 hr 12 min)
Track: Crowdsourced | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngExperimenting in the Enterprise | David Bland, Brian Bozzuto (1 hr 15 min)
Track: Enterprise Agile / Lean Startup | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngLightning Talks - Technology (55 min)
Tracks:  Development Practices & Craftsmanship / DevOps / Testing & Quality Assurance / User Experience | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngEnterprise Agility - A Practical De-Mystification | Jean Tabaka, Hendrik Esser, Esther Derby (1 hr 15 min)
Track: Enterprise Agile | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngScaling with Feature vs. Component Teams | Kenny Rubin (1 hr 12 min)
Track: Enterprise Agile | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngBranch-per-Issue Development | Sarah Goff-Dupont (1 hr)
Track: Development Practices & Craftsmanship | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngPractical Refactoring | Llewellyn Falco, Woody Zuill (1 hr 11)
Track: Development Practices & Craftsmanship | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngMass Conversion: transitioning to agile 10,000 people at a time | Arlo Belshee (1 hr 11 min)
Track: Enterprise Agile | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngCultural transformation of a large organization - experiences from Ericsson | Hendrik Esser (1 hr 15 min)
Track: Collaboration Culture & Teams | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngSo You Want to Do a Startup! | Abby Fichtner (59 min)
Track: Development Practices & Craftsmanship / Lean Startup | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngBe Agile. Scale Up. Stay Lean. | Dean Leffingwell (1 hr 12 min)
Track: Enterprise Agile | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngA new era at IBM. Lean UX leading the way | Ariadna Font (1 hr 12 min)
Track: Lean Startup / User Experience | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

NEW.pngRapid User Research - how to gather user insights to build the right product | Aviva Rosenstein, Gabrielle Benefield (1 hr 15 min)
Track: User Experience | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

KEYNOTE:  Scaling up Excellence. Mindsets, Decisions, and Principles | Speaker: Bob Sutton (1 hr 21 min)

How Much Will This Project Cost? | Johanna Rothman (58 min)
Stage: Business Value and Working With Stakeholders | Session Type: Lecture | Audience: Practicing

Modeling, Simulation & Data Mining: Answering Tough Cost, Date & Staff Forecasts Questions | Troy Magennis (1 hr 29 min)
Stage: Enterprise Agile | Session Type: Lecture  | Audience: Practicing

Scaling Agile with Multiple Teams: Using Lean to Drive Business Value | Alan Shalloway (1 hr 28 min)
Stage: Enterprise Agile | Session Type: Lecture | Audience: Practicing

Scaling Lean|Agile Development to the Large Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework | Dean Leffingwell (1 hr 30 min)
Stage: Enterprise Agile | Session Type: Lecture | Audience: Advancing

Can Marketing Go Agile | Randall DeFauw (30 min)
Stage: Insights - Experience Reports | Session Type: Lecture | Audience: Practicing

Risky Business - An Outside-In Look at Real Options for Managing Risk | Olav Maassen, Todd Little (1 hr 33 min)
Stage:  Enterprise Agile | Session Type:  Lecture | Audience:  Practicing

Pragmatic, Not Dogmatic TDD: Rethinking How We Test | Joseph Yoder, Rebecca Wirfs-Brock (1 hr 25 min)
Stage: Testing & Quality Assurance | Session Type: Lecture | Audience: Practicing

Acceptance Tests: Writing with the Future in Mind | Jeff Morgan (1 hr 27 min)
Stage: Testing & Quality Assurance | Session Type: Lecture | Audience: Practicing

Better Unit Testing with ApprovalTests, an open source library | Lynn Langit, Woody Zuill (1 hr 23 min)
Stage:  Testing & Quality Assurance | Session Type:  Lecture | Audience:  Practicing

Dollars and Dates are Killing Agile | Brent Barton, Chris Sterling (1 hr 14 min)
Stage: Enterprise Agile | Session Type: Lecture | Audience: Advancing

Patterns for Agile Adoption and Transformation | Mike Cottmeyer (1 hr 28 min)
Stage: Adoption & Transformation | Session Type: Lecture | Audience: Advancing

Fluid Code in the Real World | Arlo Belshee (1 hr 35 min)
Stage:  Development Practices & Craftsmanship | Session Type:  Lecture | Audience:  Practicing

Remote Pair Programming: A Guide for Distributed Teams | Joe Moore (1 hr 28 min)
Stage:  Distributed Agile | Session Type:  Lecture | Audience:  Advancing

Agile Transformation - What to do with managers? | Arto Eskelinen (53 min)
Stage: Adoption & Transformation | Session Type: Lecture | Audience: Practicing

Lean from the Trenches: Managing Large Scale Projects with Kanban & Scrum & XP | Henrik Kniberg (1 hr 16 min)
Stage:  Enterprise Agile | Session Type:  Lecture | Audience:  Advancing

'How am I doing?' - Personal Retrospectives on Developing One's Craft | Diana Larsen (1 hr 16 min)
Stage:  Development Practices & Craftsmanship | Session Type:  Workshop | Audience:  Practicing

Slow Down to Go Fast: Lessons Learned Shipping Bing Voice Search on Xbox | James Waletzky, Randy Santossio (32 min)
Stage: Insights - Experience Reports | Session Type: Lecture | Audience: Practicing

Servant Leadership | Greg Hutchings (36 min)
Stage: Leadership | Session Type: Workshop | Audience: Practicing

Agile Portfolio Management at NYSE | Gabino Roche, Jr. (24 min)
Stage:  Insights - Experience Reports | Session Type:  Lecture | Audience:  Advancing

Agile Enterprise Architecture? Oxymoron or Savior? | Scott Ambler (58 min)
Stage:  Enterprise Agile | Session Type:  Lecture | Audience:  Practicing

Selling the Investment to Pay Down Technical Debt | Michael Kaiser & Guy Royse (27 min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

Making Metaphors that Matter | Michael Keeling & Mike Velichansky (19 min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

Ten Tales of Positive Change | Aaron Sanders (18 min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

To Deliver Faster, Build it in Reverse | Michael Elbaz (24 min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

Vertical Slicing: Smaller is Better | Ian Ratner & Jack Harvey (34 min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

Evolving to Agile: A story of agile adoption at a small SaaS company | Matt Block (30 min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

The Agile Office: Cisco's Unified Communications Business Unit | Ken Power (34 min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

Do you dare to ask your HR manager to practice KANBAN? | Thushara Wijewardena (21 min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

From 'Team' to 'Wow team': an agile team's journey | Gourav Tiwari & Zainab Alikhan (29 min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

Yahoo! Sports: Sprint 100 & Beyond | Keith Nottonson (32 min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

Process Increments: An Agile Approach to Software Process Improvement | Amr Noaman & Mohamed Amr (25min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

IEEE Best Paper - Lean as a Scrum Troubleshooter | Carsten Jakobsen & Tom Poppendieck (32 min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

Anatomy and Physiology of an Agile Transition | Chris O'Connor (29 min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

Democracy unleashed: bringing agility to citizen engagement | Gerry Kirk (22 min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

Manager as Scrum Master? | Yi Lv  (25 min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

When the VP is a Scrum Master, You Hit the Ground Running | Lynn Cowan (25 min)
Stage: Experience Reports | Audience: Practicing

User Integrating UX Into Agile: How To Ensure Your Sprints Result In Usable Software Experience & Interaction Design | Jon Innes (60 min)
Stage: User Experience & Interaction Design | Audience: Practicing

What We Have Learned So Far: What We Got Right & What We Got Wrong | Speakers: Chet Hendrickson and Ron Jeffries (59 min)
Stage: Coaching & Mentoring | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

Basic Principle of the TPS and its Practical Ideas for Agile Software Process! | Speakers: Satoshi Kuroiwa and Kazumasa Ebata (1 hr 22 min)
Stage: New Horizons & New Voices | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

Scrum and Kanban Like Chocolate and Peanut Butter | Speaker: Damon Poole (56 min)

Stage: Adoption & Transformation | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

Handling Product Management Across the Enterprise | Speaker: Alan Shalloway (1 hr 26 min)

Stage: Enterprise Agile | Session Type: Tutorial | Audience: Practicing

Experimentation: a Missing Agile Practice | Speaker: Arlo Belshee (1 hr 3 min)

Stage: Collaboration Culture & Teams | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

Design Thinking | Speaker: Mary Poppendieck (1 hr 21)

Stage: Working with Customers | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

Test Driving and Unit Testing Thread Safety | Speaker: Venkat Subramaniam (1 hr 25 min)

Stage: Development Languages Practices & Techniques | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

The Speed To Cool: Agile Testing And Building Quality In | Speakers: Craig Smith and Adrian Smith (59 min)

Stage: Testing & Quality Assurance | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

Adaptive Leadership: Accelerating Organizational Agility | Speaker: Jim Highsmith (1 hr 12 min)
Stage: Enterprise Agile | Session Type: Tutorial | Audience: Practicing

It Depends on Context': You CAN Get There From Here, If You Know Where Here Is | Speakers: Ainsley Nies and Diana Larsen (1 hr 3 min)
Stage: Business & Project Management | Session Type: Demonstration | Audience: Practicing

Scaling Software Agility: Advanced Practices for Large Enterprise | Speaker: Dean Leffingwell (1 hr 33 min)

Stage: Enterprise Agile | Session Type: Tutorial | Audience: Expert

The Agile Scaling Model (ASM): Be as Agile as You Need to Be | Speaker: Scott Ambler (60 min)

Stage: Enterprise Agile | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

The Culture of Agility | Speaker: Pete Behrens (1 hr 23 min)

Stage: Collaboration Culture & Teams | Session Type: Tutorial | Audience: Practicing

Scaling Agile to the Enterprise with Lean | Speakers: Mary Poppendieck and Carsten Jakobsen (1 hr 29 min)
Stage: Enterprise Agile | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

Creativity for Agile Teams | Speakers: Roger Brown and Mark Levison (1 hr 13 min)
Stage: Collaboration Culture & Teams | Session Type: Talk | Audience: Practicing

Making the Entire Organization Agile | Speaker: Stephen Denning (1 hr 26 min)
Stage: Leadership | Session Type: Workshop | Audience: Practicing

Slackers and Debtors: Meet Commitments, Reduce Debt, and Improve Performance | Speaker: James Shore (1 hr 16 min)
Stage: Hands-on Learning | Session Type: Tutorial | Audience: Practicing

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