Topic: Agile and Open Source – The perfect marriage?
About the topic: Agile and Open Source might be at first glance very different things, however they share many principles and certainly what they value the most is working software. Is it possible to be agile in an open source environment, where you basically have volunteers dedicating their time to work on something they love. Is it possible to make them work in projets having an Agile mindset?
In this talk I want to share the differences and similarities between Agile and Open Source and how Red Hat is engaged to work with the Open Source community and show that what is important is the Agile mindset. I will show examples how a team working with Fedora Modularity tracks and delivers incremental changes to the project using Open Source tools and how they are engaging with the community with the purpose of getting people outside of Red Hat to work with them.
About the speaker: Fernando Colleone is Brazilian, living and working in the Czech Republic and he has spent the last 15+ years working with Information Technology and Services. After many years working at IBM as Senior Project Manager and Global Program Manager, he decided to shift his career to help teams at Red Hat to embrace and adopt Agile Practices. He is currently engaged with teams from RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) division, helping them to continuously improve how they do their work.
He loves to help teams to be a little bit better than the day before and to deliver what is important to customers. He also likes to share what he learned throughout the years, so he participated and gave talks in conferences in Brazil, Poland, Slovakia and Czech Republic.