11 - 13 May 2016

thestudio, Manchester, UK

A journey of continuous improvement

Rob Wadsworth BBC
Pete Wittering BBC
Mike Smith BBC

Session type: Hands-On
Session duration: 60 minutes

About this Hands-On

This session is a hands-on experience; building and reflecting upon the journey of cultural change within BBC’s TV and Mobile Platforms department. You will gain insight into our culture, challenges and be hands-on with an interactive exercise taken from our on-boarding and coaching programme.

About the Speakers

Rob Wadsworth

Forever restless and eager to push the boundaries of modern delivery practices, Rob leads the talented individuals that put the BBC’s app’s on TV’s.


Pete Wittering

Advocate of iterative & continuous delivery practices, with a real passion for continuous improvement and a demonstrable success of transformational change to meet the demands of the ever evolving and competitive digital landscape.


Mike Smith

Software engineer and leader with a passion for building decoupled and habitable systems, nurturing and growing high performing teams.


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Session Types

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Case Study/Experience Report

A presentation and discussion of real-life (not theoretical) experiences of the application (or mis-application) of Agile and Lean practices. Case studies and experience reports include some discussion of lessons learned and an indication of how novel the work is.


Participants learn a new approach, tool or technology through using it to solve one or more practical exercises. Any software/hardware requirements are disclosed in the session description.


A session focused around some specific tool, technique or issue. Primarily led by the speaker, tutorials usually include some elements of interactivity or individual / group exercise.


An in-depth working session on a specific topic. May include paper presentations.