We all have coworkers, managers and customers demanding work from us. Feature here, bugfix there, just do what you're told. But don't you want to build stuff that matters? Are you not the expert here? What if I told you there is another way? You are *the* person to take the outcome of the project seriously. So help people solve their problems and grasp their opportunities! In this soft skill talk we'll take a look at how you can do just that. We will write user stories that help you understand their problems. We will use story mapping to create meaningful and insightful choices for your clients. Finally we'll use release planning to predict and plan, together, where the project will end up. Join me and find out how you can turn conversation into software.


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More a soft talk, but very needed and inspiring. And the case with "Water shlafen" (or sth similar) was so real :).

Really like the Pim story about that 5 why method and how he apply it to project. Nice to hear that such BDD like stuff can work and works in real life :)

Miro Svrtan at 10:12 on 30 Oct 2018

I'm so happy people are talking how communication between people is as important as communication between us and 'the computer' (the code).

I always enjoy watching Pim on stage and this was a great talk. On Pim's scale, this was just a 4/5 as I loved talks I previously seen ("Technically DDD" and "The Developer's Model for Talking to Managers") more. Not sure if it's possible to get this talk on that level though