Friday 4th October, 2013
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Ideas like Real Options and Set Based Design are easy to understand in theory. How do you apply them in practice on development projects?
You'll hear a few stories of how we used these and a few other decision techniques to make surprisingly valuable decisions in very difficult situations. Each time we reduced stress and delayed decisions until we had the information we needed to make a good decision.
After seeing these examples, maybe you'll rethink how and when you make decisions at work and in real life.
Pascal Van Cauwenberghe is a consultant based in Brussels who tries to solve more problems than he creates. To do this, he uses Agile, Lean, Theory of Constraints and Systems Thinking techniques.
He’s one of the founders of the Belgian XP group and one of the organizers of XP Days Benelux. One day he and Vera Peeters invented the “XP Game“, because they couldn’t explain XP to their team and customers. They’ve learned that games are an ideal way to learn. Since then he tries to transform work into play…
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