Agile Games Presenters

tim ottingerTim is a long-time programmer (since 1979), reviewer, speaker, writer. He has been active in many of the big changes in software over the past 36 years (including Design Patterns, Object-Oriented Design, and Agile software development).In addition to his contributions in "Clean Code" and "Agile In A Flash", Tim's articles appeared in the C++ Journal, Pragmatic Bookshelf, InfoQ, CIO, and SmartBear.Tim is one of the crew of experts at Industrial Logic, a premier agile consultancy, eLearning vendor, and thought leader. Here he joins with other industry experts to help people develop the skills that will make them awesome.Tim muses about of his experiences and ideas on the Agile Otter blog and the Industrial Logic company blog.  Tim has writing credits in Agile In A Flash, Clean Code, and many articles scattered through old magazines and the world wide web.He is interested in becoming more effective and valuable, and in helping others do the same.
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Dana has over seventeen years of diverse experience encompassing robotics, software development and operations as well as agile coaching, facilitation, brain-friendly training and game design. As an Agile Coach at Hudson’s Bay Company, she is leading the agile transformation initiative and secretly sneaking agile games into the most serious and conservative parts of the organization.


Author of “Introduction to DevOps with Lego, Chocolate and Scrum Game”, she has been able to facilitate the game in twelve countries over the last three years. Enthusiastic collaborator, she builds communities, organizes conferences and connects with agilists around the world.

Dana is the founder of Big Apple Scrum Day conference in NYC, co-organizer of NYC Scrum User Group and a co-chair of the Learning track at Agile 2018.