The 10th AgileNorth Conference – Join our 10th event anniversary this June!

25th June 2015,

The University of Central Lancashire, Preston.

Registration now open.

Buy 2 tickets and get the 3rd free. £120 per person.

Strong line-up announced for this year’s 10th anniversary event

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Mike Smith and Anna Dick
Anna Dick
Starting her career in the hectic world of digital agencies gave Anna a passion for technical innovation and software delivery. Having worked in start-ups as well as corporate environments, she enjoys facilitating teams to continuously challenge and experiment with leaner ways of working.
With the BBC since 2013, Anna works closely with her team of embedded delivery leads to manage the flow of incremental delivery across some key BBC products.
Mike Smith
Software engineer and leader with a passion for building decoupled, habitable systems and nurturing and growing high performing teams.
Mike joined the BBC in 2011 and is currently leading the agile engineering teams building the iPlayer client for Smart TVs, games consoles, set-top boxes and mobile devices, the iPlayer Radio application on iOS and Android and mobile platform components.
Twitter: gros_michel
Presentation – BBC (TV & Mobile Platforms – Salford), the journey so far…
BBC Digital – Experience Report

Mike and Anna are key transformation leaders within the BBC; spearheading the adoption of leaner ways of working and influencing changes within TV & Mobile Platforms.
TV & Mobile Platforms is responsible for delivery of BBC’s applications on a vast array of TV and Mobile devices including iPlayer, Connected Red Button and BBC Sport.
This experience report will highlight the challenges faced and our evolutionary journey towards a leaner delivery approach. It will walk you through the key enablers and the 5 underlying principals that have helped facilitate this transition.

This year’s conference will take place in the Media Innovation Centre within the Media Factory at UCLan. Use the ‘How to find us’ link for travel information and Preston Campus Map.

AgileNorth Secretary – Katie Taylor – kjtaylor@uclan.ac.uk

AgileNorth Event Coordinator – Harriet Neale – chneale@uclan.ac.uk

Remembering 10 Years of AgileNorth Events!

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This year we’re celebrating our 10th event – here are some of the great line ups from previous years. Thanks to all our past delegates and contributors, we hope to see as many of you as possible this year.