Do We Need Agile Process Frameworks Like Scrum?
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss the need for agile process frameworks.
December 04, 2013
The Trade Offs of Organic vs Prescriptive Agile Coaching
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss trying a different approach of prescriptive agile coaching to get a high performing team.
November 13, 2013
How Praising Effort Incorrectly Negatively Affects Your Culture
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss how blindly praising effort can damage teams. While highlighting the benefits of laziness via automation.
November 06, 2013
Automated Testing, Everything That Can Be Automated, Should Be Automated
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss automated testing and why everything that can be automated, should be automated.
October 23, 2013
Agile Team Standards, Finding the Right Balance for Efficiency vs Innovation
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss agile team standards and the effect they have on efficiency vs innovation.
October 09, 2013
Multiple Commitments and Multitasking in Agile Organizations and Teams
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss the why organizations commit people to multiple projects and why individuals fall for the traps of multitasking in agile.
October 02, 2013
Asking For Help, The Low Cost, High Value Action Your Organization Is Missing
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss the low cost but high value of asking for help.
September 24, 2013
Building Great Products Requires Presence Over Planning
The Agile Weekly crew and Jim McCarthy discuss what it means to be human. That prioritizing presence over planning helps in building great products.
September 18, 2013
How To Deal With People Who Constantly Are To Slowing Things Down
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss how culture affects ability to make decisions. Why people like to slow things down to get comfortable and how to deal with people who want to slow things down.
September 04, 2013
High Performance Teams And Having Fun At Work
The Agile Weekly Crew and David Foster discuss having fun at work and how culture affects it.
August 28, 2013
Building Product Owner Authority
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss treating the product owner as the customer. Whether the product owner is part of the delivery team and the role of the development manager.
August 20, 2013
eXtreme Programming (XP) Is Really Hard To Do
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss eXtreme Programming. How optimizing for efficiency can kill innovation.
August 07, 2013
Commitment Considered Harmful?
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss an article, Commitment Considered Harmful by Allan Kelly.
July 24, 2013
Sprint Failure, How To Use It As A Learning Mechanism
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss what failing a sprint means and how a team should react.
July 10, 2013
High Costs and Negative Value of Pair Programming
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss the harm of hypothesis that pair programming is high cost and negative.
July 03, 2013
7 Agile Best Practices that You Don’t Need to Follow
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss an article 7 Agile Best Practices that You Don’t Need to Follow.
June 19, 2013
Inspiring Personal Growth in Agile Teams
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss what individual growth looks like on a team in an Agile organization.
June 12, 2013
What Makes A Senior Developer On An Agile Team
The Agile Weekly Crew and David Foster discuss what it means to be a senior software developer.
May 28, 2013
Using The Decider Protocol and Presence To Limit Revisiting Decisions
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss why teams revisit decisions and use of the decider protocol.
May 15, 2013
How To Deal With Imperfect Situations And Get Better Results
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss dealing with imperfect situations.
May 08, 2013
Will Agile Make Us Faster or Better?
The Agile Weekly Crew and Alan Dayley discuss whether Agile is faster.
April 25, 2013
Lean Startup In The Enterprise
The Agile Weekly Crew and Mike Vizdos discuss lean startup in the enterprise, vanity metrics and lean pub.
April 17, 2013
Delivering News and Doing the Right Thing
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss how to deliver and help teams do the right thing.
April 10, 2013
Executives In Agile, Rewrites and Information Radiators
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss executives in agile, the big re-write and the cost of ignoring information radiators.
April 03, 2013
What Does Delivering Value Mean
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss the definition and types of value.
March 27, 2013
How to Use Agile Metrics to Measure Your Team and Organization's Agility
The Agile Weekly crew discuss how to use agile metrics to measure your team and organization's agility. What it means to "be agile". How the lack of automation and releasing infrequently impact team performance.
March 20, 2013
Team Working Agreements Deep Dive
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss the nuances of team working agreements
March 13, 2013
Building A Culture Of Learning, Fun and Failure
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss a culture of learning, fear of failure and having too much fun.
March 06, 2013
Remote Work Optimizes For The Individual Instead Of The Team
The Agile Weekly crew discuss technical scrum masters, team work spaces and working from home.
February 27, 2013
Allow Storming Teams To Generate Team Culture
The Agile Week Crew discuss team culture, alpha developers and safety in retrospectives.
February 20, 2013
Effective Product Owners, Backlog Grooming And Continuous Delivery
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss product owner availability, delivering value, continuous delivery vs deployment and backlog grooming.
February 13, 2013
Sprint Zero, Working Agreements, Performance Testing and Backlog Grooming
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss sprint zero, working agreements, performance testing and backlog grooming.
January 30, 2013
Benefits Of Shared Space On An Agile Team
The Agile Weekly Crew, Isaac, Deepa and Ryan discuss moving from cubes to team rooms, self-organizing teams and collaboration.
January 23, 2013
Agile Design and User Experience (UX)
The Agile Weekly Crew and Kevin Goldman discuss Agile design, pen sketching, ideation and collaboration.
January 16, 2013
Agile in Education, Agile Schools with John Miller
The Agile Weekly Crew and John Miller discuss Agile in education, Scrum in the classroom and how software developers are like kids.
January 09, 2013
Hiring For Agile Teams
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss disrupting Agile teams, hiring and Tuckman's model.
December 12, 2012
Soul Crushing Technical Debt
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss tackling technical debt and cutting your losses and starting over.
December 05, 2012
One Day Sprints, Promiscuous Pairing and the Checkout Protocol
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss one day sprints, the checkout protocol and promiscuous pairing.
November 28, 2012
Recovering From Lost Motivation On A Team Requires Shared Alignment And Commitment
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss losing motivation, personal alignment and hard work.
November 21, 2012
Developer Class Systems in an Organization
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss class systems, cowboy coders and real leaders.
November 14, 2012
Scrum Team Roles, Product Owner, Scrum Master, Developer
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss the Product Owner, Scrum Master and developer roles on a team.
November 07, 2012
Lean UX with Adrian Howard
The Agile Weekly Crew and Adrian Howard discuss how developers and designers can work together.
October 31, 2012
Agile Outside Software with Raoul Encinas
The Agile Weekly Crew and Raoul Encinas discuss Agile outside of software, working with customers and trust on teams.
October 24, 2012
The Agile Culture Conference
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss organziational culture, the Core Protocols and culture hacking.
October 17, 2012
The Agile Manifesto and Embedded TDD with James Grenning
The Agile Weekly Crew and James Grenning discuss the history of the agile manifesto, TDD in embedded systems and estimates.
October 10, 2012
Implementing Agile with Peg Haustetter
The Agile Weekly Crew and Peg Haustetter discuss Agile adoptions and organizational culture.
October 03, 2012
Estimating Before Planning, Blocked Stories, Research Stories and Spikes
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss spikes, research stories, estimating during planning, blocked stories and failing sprints.
September 26, 2012
Demanding Technical Excellence with Declan Whelan
The Agile Weekly Crew and Declan Whelan discuss technical excellence relevancy, XP practices, pair programming and Agile coaching.
September 19, 2012
The Leadership Mindset with Christopher Avery
The Agile Weekly Crew and Christopher Avery discuss the leadership mindset and taking responsibility.
September 12, 2012
Leanpub with Peter Armstrong
The Agile Weekly Crew and Peter Armstrong discuss leanpub, advice for publishing books and the minimal viable product.
September 05, 2012
Managers and Developers Growing Apart with Gil Zilberfeld
The Agile Weekly Crew and Gil Zilberfeld discuss manager/developer communication, management practices, quality assurance and common manager mistakes.
August 29, 2012
The Learning Organization and Scrum with Derek Wade
The Agile Weekly Crew and Derek Wade discuss distributed teams and Scrum in different industries.
August 22, 2012
Agile Success with Woody Zuill
The Agile Weekly Crew and Woody Zuill discuss Agile success, the Agile manifesto, new Agile mantras and clean code.
August 15, 2012
Lean Startup with Aaron Eden
The Agile Weekly Crew and Aaron Eden discuss lean startup, customer development, innovation labs and horizon planning.
August 15, 2012
Less Everything with Steven Bristol
The Agile Weekly Crew and Steven Bristol discuss Less Everything and lean startup.
August 08, 2012
How Management Changes with Agile with Esther Derby
The Agile Weekly Crew and Esther Derby discuss the role of managers, management models and who makes decisions.
August 01, 2012
Managing Traditional Culture with Tom Mellor
The Agile Weekly Crew and Tom Mellor discuss working with vs changing a companies culture and historical revolutionaries.
July 25, 2012
Agile 2012 Special Episode with Mitch Lacey
The Agile Weekly Crew and Mitch Lacey discuss Agile 2012, technical tracks and gaining buy in from developers.
July 19, 2012
Extreme Programing (XP) Practices with Arlo Belshee
The Agile Weekly Crew and Arlo Belshee discuss engineering, important XP practices, software craftmanship, pair programming and test driven development.
July 18, 2012
Cognitive Bias in Estimation with Jim Benson
The Agile Weekly Crew and Jim Benson discuss cognitive bias, estimation accuracy, planning poker and group think.
July 11, 2012
Design Thinking with Jeff Patton
The Agile Weekly Crew and Jeff Patton discuss design thinking, ideation and lean startup.
July 04, 2012
Deloitte Digital Agile with Alex Sloley
The Agile Weekly Crew and Alex Sloley discuss Agile in a consulting environment, estimating and 1 week iterations.
June 27, 2012
New Team Members with Mark Levison
The Agile Weekly Crew and Mark Levison discuss team formation, conflict, working agreements and Scrum masters.
June 20, 2012
Special Episode: Interview with the Mathsters
The Agile Weekly Crew and the Mathsters discuss Scrum outside of software.
June 19, 2012
The Myth of 100% Utilization with Pawel Brodzinski
The Agile Weekly Crew and Pawel Brodzinski discuss the myth of 100% utilization.
June 13, 2012
Managing Your Job Search with Johanna Rothman
The Agile Weekly Crew and Johanna Rothman discuss personal kanban for job search, decomposition of work, collecting feedback and holding yourself accountable.
June 07, 2012
Rewarding Developers For Working Hard
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss Esther Derby's article But Are They Working Hard?
May 31, 2012
Is the Process the Problem?
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss Jamie Flinchbaugh's article Don't Just Change The Process If People Aren't Following The Existing One.
May 24, 2012
10 Destructive Team Behaviors with Deb Spicer
The Agile Weekly Crew and Deb Spicer discuss 10 destructive behaviors that can bring down a team's success.
May 17, 2012
Running a Transparent Consultancy with Chris Sims
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss using Scrum to run a consultancy.
May 10, 2012
Personal Kanban with Gerry Kirk
The Agile Weekly Crew and Gerry Kirk discuss personal kanban.
May 03, 2012
Performance Reviews with Kane Mar
The Agile Weekly Crew and Kane Mar discuss performance reviews.
April 26, 2012
Leveraging Strengths Finder with Scott Dunn
The Agile Weekly Crew and Scott Dunn discuss Strengths Finder and self-organizing teams.
April 19, 2012
Lean Startup Principles and Agile with David Bland
The Agile Weekly Crew and David Bland discuss lean startup principles in Agile.
April 11, 2012
How to Handle Defects in Scrum with Mike Vizdos
The Agile Weekly Crew and Mike Vizdos discuss how to handle defects in Scrum
April 04, 2012
Managers in Agile with Jurgen Appelo
The Agile Weekly Crew and Jurgen Appelo discuss Management 3.0.
March 29, 2012
Lean Principles in Healthcare with Mark Graban
The Agile Weekly Crew and Mark Graban discuss Agile in healthcare and lean principles.
March 22, 2012
Traveling Pair Programming with Software Journeyman Corey Haines
The Agile Weekly Crew and Core Haines discuss software craftmanship and Corey's journey traveling while pair programming.
March 15, 2012
EPotentially Shippable Software
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss potentially shippable software.
March 08, 2012
Approaches to Building Agile Teams
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss a team member that doesn't fit on the team and hiring quality people.
March 01, 2012
Dealing With Impending Deadlines on a Scrum Team
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss impending deadlines on a Scrum team.
February 23, 2012
Teaching Kids to Program Teaches Us a Lot About Programming with Llewellyn Falco
The Agile Weekly Crew and Llwellyn Falco discuss teaching kids to program.
February 16, 2012
Corporate Cultures and Agile with Perry Reinert and Alan Dayley
The Agile Weekly Crew, Perry Reinert and Alan Dayley discuss Corporate Cultures
February 09, 2012
Digital Boards and Physical Boards
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss the pros and cons of digital vs physical boards.
February 02, 2012
Story Sizes, Named Sprints and Partial Credit
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss story sizes, naming your sprints and partial credit.
January 26, 2012
2012 Agile Predictions
The Agile Weekly Crew, Alan Dayley and Perry Reinert discuss predictions for Agile in 2012.
January 24, 2012
Scrum is a Diet, Kanban is a Mirror
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss controversial topics found on Twitter.
January 18, 2012
Shared commitments with Howard Sublett
The Agile Weekly Crew and Howard Sublett discuss shared resources, multitasking and team members having multiple commitments.
January 11, 2012
Working with Proxy Users with Alan Dayley
The Agile Weekly Crew and Alan Dayley discuss working with proxy users.
January 04, 2012
Management Inbreeding with Darrin Ladd
The Agile Weekly Crew and Darrin Ladd discuss management inbreeding.
December 28, 2011
What is the Right Iteration Length
The Agile Week Crew discuss Todd Landry's article What is the Right Iteration Length
December 21, 2011
User Story Class Interview with Rose Hess-Nunn
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss what challenges Rose Hess-Nunn has with user stories.
December 16, 2011
User Story Class Interview with Sandra Bufford
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss what issues Sandra Bufford has with user stories.
December 14, 2011
Communities in Scrum with Perry Reinert
The Agile Weekly Crew and Perry Reinert discuss communities in Scrum.
December 14, 2011
Software Craftsmanship with Adam Sroka
The Agile Weekly Crew and Adam Sroka discuss software craftsmanship.
December 07, 2011
Alan Dayley Interview with Doug Hall Phoenix Scrum User’s Group Oct 2011
Alan Dayley interview with Doug Hall after Phoenix Scrum User's Group October 2011.
December 01, 2011
Liftoff: Launching Agile Teams and Projects, with Ainsley Nies
The Agile Weekly Crew and Ainsley Nies discuss the book Liftoff: Launching Agile Teams and Projects
November 30, 2011
Technical Excellence in Scrum
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss Dave Rooney's article Technical Excellence in Scrum
November 23, 2011
Creating a Sense of Urgency
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss creating a sense of urgency around the work that needs to be done.
November 16, 2011
Agile Tweet Controversy: Commitments, Rules, Velocity, Good Scrum Masters and the Sprint Review
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss controversial tweets.
November 09, 2011
Usage of Agile Tools
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss the use of agile tools and their place.
November 02, 2011
White Elephant Estimating vs Planning Poker
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss white elephant estimating, a new way to generate estimates for stories.
October 26, 2011
Leadership and Finding Them On Your Team
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss leadership and how you might identify leaders within your team.
October 19, 2011
“How Rigid is Scrum”
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss an article How Rigid is Scrum
October 12, 2011
Integrating User Experience Design with Agile Process with Alix Holmes
The Agile Weekly Crew and Alix Holmes discuss integrating user experience design with Agile process.
October 04, 2011
Game Programming for Fun and Keeping Thousands of People Happy with Chris Scripca
The Agile Weekly Crew and Chris Scripca discuss game programming for fun and keeping thousands of people happy.
October 03, 2011
Agile Chartering with Ainsley Nies
The Agile Weekly Crew and Ainsley Nies discuss Agile chartering.
September 30, 2011
Strengths Based Team and Personal Growth with Scott Dunn
The Agile Weekly Crew and Scott Dunn discuss strengths based team and personal growth.
September 29, 2011
Using Creative Processes to Drive Development with Jason Kerney
The Agile Weekly Crew and Jason Kerney discuss using creative processes to drive development.
September 28, 2011
Reluctant Team Members and Participants on Agile Teams with Julie Smith
The Agile Weekly Crew and Julie Smith discuss reluctant team members and participants on Agile teams.
September 27, 2011
Getting Started with SCRUM with Marsha Garczewski
The Agile Weekly Crew and Marsha Garczewski discuss getting started with Scrum.
September 26, 2011
Introduction to Agile with Woddy Zuill
The Agile Weekly Crew and Woody Zuill discuss an introduction to Agile.
September 23, 2011
How Can I Help My Teams Continue to Improve? with Darrin Ladd
The Agile Weekly Crew and Darrin Ladd discuss how to help teams continue to improve.
September 22, 2011
The Agile Weekly Crew Invades Agile Open California South in Irvine
The Agile Weekly Crew invades Agile Open California South in Irvine.
September 21, 2011
Scrum. Where Do You Start?
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss where a good place to start for a team wanting to adopt Scrum might be.
September 07, 2011
Stand-Ups In Agile Environments
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss stand-ups in Agile environments
August 31, 2011
Reviewing the New Edition of the Scrum Guide
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss changes to the Scrum Guide.
August 24, 2011
The Trust Paradox
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss John Hagel's article on the Trust Paradox.
August 10, 2011
Agile Principles Seen Through Paintball
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss playing paint ball and how it applies to Agile principles.
August 03, 2011
Why Enterprises Crave Documentation Artifacts
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss reasons why enterprises seem so hungry for documentation artifacts.
July 13, 2011
Is It Responsible to Not Test Your Code?
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss when it is responsible to not write tests.
July 06, 2011
What’s Most Valuable in Agile?
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss which practice in Agile has the most initial value.
June 29, 2011
Vision on an Agile Team
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss what vision means to the team.
June 22, 2011
Cost of Interruptions to Teams and Organizations
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss the cost of interruptions to teams and organizations.
June 15, 2011
The Cost of Change When Implementing Agile with Mike Vizdos
The Agile Weekly Crew and Mike Vizdos discuss cost of change when implementing Agile.
June 01, 2011
Multiple vs Single Product Owner
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss the role of product owners.
May 25, 2011
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss estimates.
May 18, 2011
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss running retrospectives.
May 04, 2011
Agile Certifications with Mike Vizdos
The Agile Weekly Crew and Mike Vizdos discuss Agile certifications.
April 27, 2011
Step Away From The Tools
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss an Liz Keogh's article Step Away From the Tools.
April 21, 2011
Continuous Deployment and Project Management
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss continuous deployment.
April 13, 2011
Growing People on Agile Teams
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss growing people on Agile teams.
April 06, 2011
Design in Agile Software Development with William Price III
The Agile Weekly Crew and William Price III discuss design in Agile software development.
March 31, 2011
Done is Done
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss what it means to be done with a story.
March 24, 2011
verything You Wanted to Know About Pairing On a Scrum Team
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss pair programming on a Scrum team.
March 09, 2011
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss questions from Twitter.
March 07, 2011
Multi Team Retrospectives
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss the difficulty of doing retrospectives with several small teams.
February 23, 2011
Programming as a Craft
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss Dan North's article Programming is not a Craft.
February 17, 2011
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss Agile estimation.
January 03, 2010
Human Driven Development
The Agile Weekly Crew discuss bringing a human element to Agile software development.
April 22, 2009
Best Practices for Facilitating Multi-Team Retrospectives
Chris Young and Derek Neighbors reflect on the trouble of having many small teams working for the same company on different projects and handling retrospectives. We hope that you give us feed back or start sharing your stories with us.
March 25, 2009
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- lean startup
- pair programming
- technical debt
- user stories