GOTO Berlin is a vendor independent international software development conference with more that 60 top speaker and 400 attendees. The conference cover topics such as Java, Open Source, Agile, Architecture, Design, Web, Cloud, New Languages and Processes.

Presentation: "Lightning on Agile"

Track: Beyond Agile / Time: Friday 14:30 - 15:20 / Location: Paris

A handful short talks, reflections on agile development, a weather report and forecast. The speakers will share their experiences from product line development, complexity management, continuous processes, and psychology and team effects. This is your think tank on what your projects could become. Complement your knowledge with many insights presented in comprehensive format, and use your opportunity for discussion.

Dave West, Author, Object Thinking

Dave West

Biography: Dave West

Dave West is an independent consultant and mentor in the areas of Design, Agility, and Business-IT integration. His forty year professional career includes programming to Chief Information Officer as well as being a Professor at three universities. He has written or presented over fifty papers and is the author of Object Thinking. He has four books that will appear in late 2013 and early 2014, Object Thinking: Rethought, Design Thinking, The Story (essential for IT and Business Success), and Ars Magna.

Dietmar Schütz, Senior Software Architect and at Siemens Corporate Technology

Dietmar Schütz

Biography: Dietmar Schütz

Dietmar Schütz is a Senior Software Architect and Key Principal Expert for Dedicated Systems at Siemens Corporate Technology in Munich, Germany. Dietmar’s experience covers all areas of software architecture development, addressed by assessments, improvements and education for the different sectors and business units. These activities and experience especially incorporate the integration of architecture work into organizations and processes of projects with high business relevance.

Klaus Marquardt, Platform program manager at Dräger Medical

Klaus Marquardt

Biography: Klaus Marquardt

Klaus Marquardt is platform program manager at Dräger Medical in Lübeck, Germany.
Klaus's software development experience covers life-support systems, international projects, frameworks and product lines, and agility in regulated environments. He has documented a series of diagnoses and therapies on software systems that stem from his interest in the mutual influences of technology, humans, processes, and organization - these can be found at Furthermore, he enjoys writing patterns, running conference sessions that explore new ground, and living and working beyond software.