Overcoming Process Debt – Luke Szyrmer – Agile on the Beach Conference 2017

In this session from Agile On The Beach 2017 entitled ‘Overcoming Process Debt’ Luke Szymer explores how to reap business benefits from streamlining the delivery of software and using technical debt as a systems level metaphor for business processes.

Learn an architecture that is optimal for handling operational throughput of unknown size, frequency and value (like software product management).
Product Management
Luke Szyrmer

Technical debt applies to more than just code. It applies to all systems, including business systems like product delivery. After all, both can be reduced to inputs, processing and output. Yet if there is lots of coupling within a system, you get a drop in quality, reliability, and most importantly predictability of the output. Moreover, project deadlock can cause severe negative impacts to system speed.

Luke Szyrmer United Kingdom Founder Launch Tomorrow

Luke Szyrmer is the author of the #1 bestselling book “Launch Tomorrow”, a major contributor to the Startup Realbook
which collates together many product validation techniques, as well as the upcoming Overcoming Process Debt, a book on un-wrangling complicated processes in larger companies. He is a Lean Startup community activist in London, and runs regular meetups to help founders and larger companies apply Lean Startup principles such as testing to their business. He also co-organises Lean Startup Machine in London. Luke’s spoken at Lean Startup Conference, Agile on the Beach in 2016, Google Campus, Launch22, RainMaking Loft as well as all over London. Professionally, he is a product manager in financial technology. He enjoys the challenge of distilling complex technical and organisational ideas down to their essence, so others can benefit from his work.

Agile on the Beach is a leading annual conference in Falmouth, Cornwall UK. Since 2011 Agile on the Beach has been a two day agile conference, set on the Cornish coast with a beach party in between. The conference explores agile software, products, teams, business and practices. With 400 attending, the conference hosts 50 seminars and workshops to provide the ultimate agile learning experience, along with ample opportunities for networking at its 3 evening events.

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