Agile2008 selected sessions online

You wish you could have made it to Agile2008 in Toronto 2 weeks ago? A small number of sessions is now available online.

18 sessions have been recorded, 3 of which are already made available:

Natural Laws of Software Development - Deriving Agile Practices by Ron Jeffries, Chet Hendrickson

"We suck less!" Isn't mediocrity great? by David Douglas, Robin Dymond

New Car Development in Toyota by Kenji Hiranbe

Another 15 will be gradually published at

Future Directions for Agile by David Anderson

10 ways to screw up with Scrum and XP by Henrik Kniberg

Agile and Beyond - The power of aspirational teams! by Tim Mackinnon

Agile in Practice: What is ACTUALLY Going On Out There by Scott Ambler

Prioritizing Your Product Backlog by Mike Cohn

Manager's Introduction to Test-Driven Development by Dave Nicolette, Karl Scotland

When Working Software Is Not Enough: A Story of Project Failure by Mitch Lacey

Extremely Short Iterations as a Catalyst for Effective Prioritization of Work by Mishkin Berteig

Fostering Software Craftsmanship in a Corporate Setting by Scott Dillman

Measuring Agile in the Enterprise: 5 Success Factors for Large-Scale Agile Adoption by Michael Mah

Colossal, Scattered, and Chaotic (Planning with a Large Distributed Team by Wes Williams, Mike Stout

Now that the team's head is in the game, how do you get their heart in? by Jim McCarthy

Technical lessons learned turning the agile dials to eleven! by Craig Smith, Paul King

Introduction to Lean Software Development by Alan Shalloway

Fully Distributed Scrum: The Secret Sauce for Hyperproductive Outsourced Development Teams by Jeff Sutherland

In addition, Alan Cooper’s "The Wisdom of Experience" keynote is available as a slide deck with speaker’s notes at

Note, InfoQ also hosts videos of several excellent sessions from the previous Agile2007 conference, including:

The Role of Leadership in Software Development by Mary Poppendieck

Succeeding With Agile: A Guide To Transitioning by Mike Cohn

Agile in the Waterfall Enterprise by Michele Sliger

The Agile Enterprise: Real World Experience in Creating Agile Companies by Jeff Sutherland

All experience reports and research papers will be available online via IEEEExplore. Search for 'Agile' under 'Conference Proceedings'.