Agile Portugal 2018

Agile Portugal is the premier international conference in Portugal about agile software development and its practices, technologies, attitudes and experiences. Created with both experts and beginners in mind, Agile Portugal is the place where the Portuguese agile community comes together to exchange and share their experiences about agile development approaches.

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Invited Speakers 2018

Seb Rose


An introduction to Behaviour Driven Development (BDD)

Ever looked at a specification and wondered exactly what it meant? Ever wasted time trying to figure out what might be impacted by a change in the specifications? Ever been unsure which parts of the specification have actually been developed? Of course you have! There is a better way to write clean, simple, easily understood specifications, that can also act as automated tests.

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Gareth Rushgrove


Devops: The continuing evolution of operations

5 years after the Agile Manifesto Tim O’Reilly wrote about operations as “The New Secret Sauce”. It took 3 further years before that conversation found its home in what became the Devops movement. Since then that community has expanded and the conversation has continued apace.

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Job van der Voort

Job van der

Conversational Development:
Working together with 250 people, all remote

GitLab has almost 250 employees and not a single office. We manage all our work through our own methodology, which we coined Conversational Development. I'll go over how we've came to that and how you can apply similar concepts, whether you have a remote team or not.

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Doguhan Uluca


Ship It or It Never Happened: The Power of Docker, Heroku & CircleCI

Shipping code is hard and it is rough! It doesn't have to be. Using Docker, Heroku and CircleCI you can set up a world-class Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment pipeline in an hour, provisioning servers on-demand to scale and containers that leverage layering to enforce Enterprise requirements, while giving developers access, flexibility and speed to get their work done.

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Previous Editions Keynote Speakers

Jutta Eckstein
Jutta Eckstein 2017

Jutta works as an independent coach, consultant, and trainer. She has helped many teams and organizations worldwide to make an Agile transition especially within medium-sized to large distributed mission-critical projects.

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Pawel Brodzinski
Pawel Brodzinski 2017

Pawel Brodzinski is a leader, an organization designer, and a change agent, but most of all he is a constantly experimenting practitioner who helps his teams to work better (and learn in the process). He is passionate about building great teams, creating superb organizational culture, and helping people to grow..

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Emily Bache
Emily Bache 2016

Emily Bache is an independent consultant specializing in automated testing and agile methods. With over 15 years of experience working as a software developer in organizations as diverse as multinational corporation to small startup, she has learnt that to be truly agile, teams need to learn to use agile engineering practices.

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Geoff Watts
Geoff Watts 2016

Having started his agile journey helping lead one of the biggest agile transformations at British Telecom back in 2001, Geoff has since helped companies across the world get the most out of Scrum.

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Lachlan Heasman
Lachlan Heasman 2015

Lachlan Heasman is an independent coach and trainer. He has wide experience and knowledge from working on several major and many small Agile change programs in Australia.

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Rachel Davies
Rachel Davies 2014

Rachel is co-author of the first “Agile Coaching” book. She has over 20 years experience in software development playing a variety of roles from software developer to manager. She became an agile practitioner in 2000 and draws upon experience with a wide range of agile approaches including Lean/Kanban, Scrum, and XP.

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