Katherine Kirk is currently the Project Manager of the BBC iPlayer Bigscreen team, who also dabbles as a Process Improvement Analyst in other divisions of the BBC. She is an active participant of a community of Lean and Agile practitioners in the BBC Future Media and Technology division who explore and challenge the status quo through experimenting and collaborating. She is particularly interested in edge-cases and the cultural interaction between hierarchical management and Agile teams. She supports this interest by studying an MSc in Software Engineering at University of Oxford, specializing in Process Improvement, Managing Quality and Risk, and Software Systems Security
Presentation: "When the pressure is really on: A ?rough and ready? application of Lean and Kanban at the BBC"
Time: Thursday 12:05 - 13:05
Location: Elizabeth Windsor, Fifth Floor
How a small IPTV team at BBC iPlayer used Lean principles and elements of Kanban for their rapid and successful response to a fast paced, very demanding live release schedule for the v2 device customisation programme.