Books

Why are Internal Tech Conferences relevant now? - Q&A with Victoria Morgan-Smith

Q1. Why are Internal Tech Conferences relevant now?

The books are particularly relevant now because agility means always learning and that means every day, not just once a year at a conference or a training course. Technology comes and goes, it changes so fast that people really need access to the skills and experience of people around them if they're to continue to grow at the rate that they need to as things change around them.

Metrics for Business Decisions book for every attendee at Lean Agile Scotland conference

Metrics for Business Decisions book for every attendee at Lean Agile Scotland conference

At Conflux Books we’re delighted to have joined up with Lean Agile Scotland to give every conference attendee a copy of the book Team Guide to Metrics for Business Decisions by Mattia Battiston and Chris Young. The book provides clear explanations and practical approaches for teams to understand and use metrics as part of software delivery. Co-author Chris Young is running a workshop at the 2019 conference with Kate Gray on understand our mental models.

New version of Better Whiteboard Sketches book - chapter on colour

New version of Better Whiteboard Sketches book - chapter on colour

We have published a new version of the book Better Whiteboard Sketches by Matthew Skelton with a new chapter: Use colour but think in monochrome and new exercises for Chapter 1 and Chapter 2.

Go to https://leanpub.com/BetterWhiteboardSketches/ to buy the book or download a sample chapter. All purchases are covered by the Leanpub money-back guarantee.

What is an internal tech conference and why should you run one - Q&A with Victoria Morgan-Smith

Q1. What is an internal tech conference and why should you run one?

An internal tech conference is an event that is run by and for people within a single organisation. It can have a variety of content types that any conference can - it could be speaks, talks, it could be workshops, discussion panels - you name it. The main outcome of it is that you are seeking to spread knowledge across the organisation, across different teams. 

Internal Tech Conferences at Zühlke - Q&A with Steve Freeman

Internal Tech Conferences at Zühlke - Q&A with Steve Freeman

Zühlke has been running internal tech conferences for several years to accelerate learning across different teams in the ten countries in which Zühlke operates. The event in 2019 was the largest yet, with about 900 participants and dozens of sessions. We asked Steve Freeman (Distinguished Consultant at Zühlke) about the role played by internal tech conferences at Zühlke.

How to get started running an internal tech conference - Q&A with Victoria Morgan-Smith

We interviewed Victoria Morgan-Smith at Continuous Lifecycle London conference about her book, Internal Tech Conferences.

Q1. How to get started running an internal tech conference?

If a company is thinking about running an internal tech conference, the first thing I would suggest is that they, of course, buy the book! It is full of all kinds of useful information and advice including a toolkit at the back which will give them a structure for planning the event. That's the first thing.