availability: January 2017
XP Days Benelux 2008: aah, it was great! I had a hard time going to work again on monday. It seems that my brain was still in overdrive, and everything at work , was sooo slow. Kudos to the organizing commitee.
When arriving the ohmp's (one halve minute presentations of the sessions) where already busy. Still a nice way to see what sessions to pick. I skipped the first session so I could put up my Visu-wall project. I got some nice ideas from this: the spaghetti bridge Scrum Board game, the emotion-meter (thanks Tjakko) , and someone commenting that ScrumMaster should be a ScrumSlave ;-)
It was the second time I went and it felt different: because during the past two years I got to know so many people , I went to less sessions and talked to more people. This is a great networking place.
My first session was on Mingle by Koen De Hondt. The product looks great, and it made me wonder what the ideal electronic scrumboard would/should look like. The nice thing was it was a non-vendor and hands-onview on the product, so there was a lot of experience at hand.
|Another session I went to, was the session Paircoaching Agile Game by Yves Hanoulle & Ignace Hanoulle. It was nice to see them for the first Live! It struck me that the session had a lot of layers, like an onion. Invisible at the surface, but a lot of details. An example of this was , that technical people like to keep on making things better, even if the customer agreed it was okay, with the risk of breaking things again and leaving the customer with a broken system when he needs it.|
Hope to see you next year! Patrick..