On this years W-JAX I had the pleasure to host a session about explorative product development. The session was about the appropriate mixture of methods and software architecture especially, but not only, for projects in the pioneering phase. A good example of the Creative Software Workbench in action. You can see the session recording on entwickler.de (subscription required).
This autumn I am going to moderate the Jax Innovation Forum and the DevOps Transformation Day again. On both days we will also have Lean Coffee Sessions, a format that incorporates input from the attendees. It is very energetic, interesting and fun. On top of that we conduct it even in hybrid mode, in which you can participate no matter whether you are on site or in the office. If you are interested in those kinds of events we can also carry it out it in your organisation. The event will be adjusted according to your corporate needs. You can find more information here.
Save the date: Monday 2.May 13:30 Rheingoldhalle Mainz or Online
We are doing agile for over 20 years now. It shows that Agile is not just a flash in the pan like many other trends in IT. Agile has brought innovation to many organizations and changed the way we develop software today. This is already a great success . According to the principle of inspect and adapt the agile movement is still evolving and entering more and more domains. That’s why the main theme of this year’s Agile Day is Agile beyond Development. We are widening the scope to aspects and departments outside of development to take a more systemic view on modern software development.
So, this year the JAX Agile Day is going to be great again. You can see all sessions here. I am very glad to be your host on 2. Mai in Mainz or wherever you like, because the day is going to be streamed directly to you office as well. We are also making the day more interactive for you by integrating a Lean Coffee Session.
And that’s not all. For the upcoming conferences we are going to rename the day and open the agenda to create a space for strong innovation in professional software development. But this is something that has to be revealed later. For the time being I hope you take part in the conference and to meet you there.
From 8.November 21 to 12.November 21 W-JAX is taking place in Munich. W-JAX is the winter version of JAX, which is the leading conference for professional software development in Germany. This year W-JAX will be hybrid, that is people can attend personally or online from whereever they are.
I have the pleasure to moderate this years agile day again. The main topic of the day is agile beyond development. Many organisations are applying agile frameworks and techniques with good results. But business agility is often not achieved. That’s why we have choosen inspiring sessions about agility at the business level.
My session is about Kanban Flight Levels and OKRs. I am going to show how to establish coordination and alignment levels on top of agile teams.
The last session will be an interactive lean coffee session in which you can bring in and discuss your own topics.
I am looking forward to this great conference day and hope to meet you there.
In 2021 many organisations are trying to become more agile. They do that by applying techniques such as Scrum or Kanban. In the articles I wanted to shed some light on more hidden aspects of cultural development which I think is the real success factor of agile organizational development.
Recently I published a series of articles about agile culture development in the German IT magazines Java Magazin and Windows Developer.
Those are the Java Magazin issues that contain the article:
I am glad to see that this time the article was published in two magazines. Those are the Windows Developer magazines.
If you are interested in the content, please visit entwickler.kiosk, or even better, get in touch with me so that we can talk personally about agile culture development in your organisation. 🙂
Thank you for attending my sessions at JAX 2020. The slide decks can be downloaded here:
This year JAX is taking place from 7. September to 11. September in Mainz. W-JAX is taking place from 2. November to 6. November in Munich. Due to the Corona situaton it will be a special experience as the conferences are going to be held in an hybrid manner (on-site and online). In my sessions I am going to talk about Big Data and Agile Culture.
In the Big Data session I am going to show you how to set up an Open Source Big Data platform from scratch. You will see how popular technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Kafka and others work together. We are going to implement a typical end-to-end use case live together. You’ll get a solid understanding of what these technologies do and how they work together to form a platform.
The Agile session covers aspects of culture as a building block of agile organisation development. I am going to talk about what culture actually is, why it is an essential part of “being agile” and how to develop it. Moreover I am going to share experiences and common pitfalls on the journey of agile culture development.
I am glad to be there and hope to meet you on-site or online.
In the years 2019 and 2020 I had the pleasure to support TIMOCOM in the implementation of their brand new Big Data Platform.
When we started the initiative the company had an existing BI-System to perform reporting and statistical analysis. The aim was to extend the capapabilities of the company to collect, store and analyse huge amount of data. A Big Data solution comprising best of breed open source products was chosen. The new technology stack is able to scale not only technically but also business wise as it ist completely license cost free. It is based on technologies such as Java, Python, Hadoop, Hive, Kafka, Spark and HBase.
The new platform enables the company to gain new insights from their data today an tomorrow. It is an important step in the future to support their data driven business model.