WebDU 2011
WebDU: The antipodean web developer conference
Thurs 3rd - Fri 4th May 2012 Sydney, Australia
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BOF: Agile for web teams: reality or fantasy?

Lot of people talk agile and lean process, but how hard is it to put into practice. A lot of us jury rig a process that works for our own teams. Talk to other teams; find out what works and what doesn't.

  • Difficulty: General


Matthew Hodgson (Zen Ex Machina, Australia)

Two decades ago, Matthew was building experiences into the first generation of multi-player online games. Today, he is the Senior Executive for UX + Agile at Zen Ex Machina – responsible for design thinking, social media marketing tactics, user-experience, and coaching of Scrum for both designers and developers. Over the last few years, Matthew has been responsible for delivering the experience design for the CHOICE Magazine website, Medicare Australia’s involvement in the national eHealth records program, AHIA’s social business and digital strategy, and the introduction of user-centred agile methods to several large corporate and Federal Government agencies. Matthew is best known as an IA, Agilist, strategist, and international speaker who lives by the axiom “the only power in knowledge is to share it”. More...

Chris Iona (BigCommerce, Australia)

With 10 years web development & ISP industry experience, Chris is the Product Development Manager of BigCommerce.com, a SaaS e-commerce solution by Interspire. Chris is also the project lead for the open source jsKeyboarder project, further reinforcing his strong advocation for Progressive Enhancement, backed by his extensive experience in PHP, JavaScript, web browser optimised HTML/CSS, and Adobe Flex. More...

Robin Hilliard (Rocketboots, Australia)

Robin Hilliard is founder and CTO of RocketBoots, an innovative technology company providing advisory, application development and hard science services to some of Australia's leading organisations. From mobile apps and robots to RIAs, publishing workflow and computer vision applications, RocketBoots is out to prove that great software can change the world. More...

Matthew Hodgson (Zen Ex Machina, Australia) Chris Iona (BigCommerce, Australia) Robin Hilliard (Rocketboots, Australia)