Keeping Culture Coherent at Scale
James Ross has been around in agile circles long enough to remember when suggesting working in an agile way was a career limiting move. Now that it’s a career limiting move if you don’t profess unwavering loyalty to everything agile, James finds himself frequently spending the opportunities he gets to use a microphone to call out some of the many ways we might be getting agility wrong.
James is currently the CTO at Envato. He is a popular speaker at various conferences, including Agile India, Agile Australia, Building Business Capability and the Lean, Agile and Systems Thinking (LAST) Conference. He is the co-author of what he thinks is the only book that takes a test-driven approach to the teaching of fundamental computer algorithms. He hopes it’s not the only one because it’s not a very good idea