Do We Need Agile Process Frameworks Like Scrum?

Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors, and Jade Meskill discuss the need for process frameworks.

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December 04, 2013

17:52

The Trade Offs of Organic vs Prescriptive Agile Coaching

Roy van de Water, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, and Jade Meskill discuss trying a different approach to get a high performing team.

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November 13, 2013

17:10

Episode #125 – Being Lazy

Roy van de Water, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors, and Jade Meskill discuss the benefits of laziness. Transcript   Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich. Jade Meskill:  I’m Jade Meskill. Derek Neighbors:  I’m Derek Neighbors. Roy van de...

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November 06, 2013

17:16

Episode #124 – Automate it

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors and Jade Meskill discuss why everything that can be automated, should be automated. Transcript Jade Meskill:  Hello. Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Jade Meskill. Roy van de Water:  I’m Roy van de...

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October 23, 2013

17:08

Episode #123 – Standards vs Innovation

Roy van de Water, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors, and Jade Meskill discuss standardization and the effect it has on innovation. Jade Meskill: Welcome to the Agile Weekly Podcast. My name is Jade Meskill. Derek Neighbors: I’m Derek Neighbors. Roy van de Water: I’m Roy van...

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October 09, 2013

16:39

Episode #122 – Multitasking and Multiple Commitments

Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors and Jade Meskill discuss the danger of multitasking. [music] Jade Meskill: Hello, welcome to the “Agile Weekly Podcast”. I’m Jade Meskill. Derek Neighbors: I’m Derek Neighbors. Roy van de Water: I’m Roy van de Water. Jade: Today, we wanted...

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October 02, 2013

17:00

Episode #121 – Ask For Help

Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors and Jade Meskill discuss asking for help Why you should ask for help Rescuing people who won’t ask for help Creating a culture that asks for help Transcript Jade Meskill:  Hello, welcome to another episode of the Agile weekly...

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September 24, 2013

15:55

Episode #120 – Presence over Planning

Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors, Jade Meskill, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, and Jim McCarthy discuss presence over planning.   Transcript Jade Meskill:  If only I knew… Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich… Roy Van de Water:  I’m Roy...

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September 18, 2013

28:58

Episode #119 – Slowing Things Down

Roy van de Water, Jade Meskill, and Derek Neighbors discuss: How to deal with people who want to slow things down. Transcript Jade Meskill:  Hello, welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Jade Meskill. Derek Neighbors:  I’m Derek Neighbors. Roy Van De...

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September 04, 2013

16:43

Episode #118 – Having Fun at Work

Roy van de Water, Clayton Lengel-Zigich and David Foster discuss: Can you have fun at work? What if your org. culture doesn’t support fun? How do you get started? Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich. David...

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August 28, 2013

15:13

Episode #117 – Product Owner as the Customer

Roy van de Water, Clayton Lengel-Zigich and Derek Neighbors discuss: A common pattern of teams with many masters. The Product Owner as the Customer and part of the team. Hapless dev Managers. Losing faith in the Product Owner. Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode...

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August 20, 2013

18:10

Episode #116 – What ever happened to XP?

Roy van de Water, Jade Meskill, and Derek Neighbors discuss: What happened to eXtreme Programming? Vacation Transcript Jade Meskill:  Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast, I’m Jade Meskill. Derek Neighbors:  I’m Derek Neighbors. Roy van de Water:  And I’m Roy...

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August 07, 2013

15:52

Episode #115 – Commitment Considered Harmful?

Roy van de Water, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors and Jade Meskill discuss an article that was published on Agile Weekly this week: Commitment Considered Harmful   Transcript Jade:  Hello, welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast, I’m Jade Meskill. Derek:  I’m Derek Neighbors....

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July 24, 2013

15:36

Episode #114 – Sprint Failure

Roy van de Water and Clayton Lengel-Zigich discuss: What is a failed sprint? How should the team react? What should the team demo? What should the Scrum Master do? What does a Product Owner want? Transcript Clayton Lengle-Zigich: Welcome to another episode of the Agile...

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July 10, 2013

16:05

Episode #113 – High Costs and Negative Value of Pair Programming

Roy van de Water and Clayton Lengel-Zigich provide a rebuttal to an article that has been circulating within the Agile community this week: High Costs and Negative Value of Pair Programming   Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the “Agile Weekly Podcast.” I’m...

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July 03, 2013

16:33

Episode #112 – 7 Agile Best Practices that You Don’t Need to Follow

Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors and Clayton Lengel-Zigich discuss an article that has been making the rounds in the Agile community this week: 7 Agile Best Practices that You Don’t Need to Follow   Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile...

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June 19, 2013

17:29

Episode #111 – Inspiring Personal Growth in Agile Teams

Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors and Clayton Lengel-Zigich discuss: Does money work? What if developers don’t realize they need to grow? Should developers choose their own path to grow? Transcript Roy van de Water:  Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly...

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June 12, 2013

15:03

Episode #110 – What’s a Senior Developer

Roy van de Water, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Jade Meskill and David Foster discuss: What’s a senior developer? Software developer job bands Compensation based on performance Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the “Agile Weekly Podcast”, I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich. Jade Meskill:  I’m Jade Meskill. Roy...

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May 28, 2013

15:21

Episode #109 – Revisiting Decisions

Roy van de Water and Clayton Lengel-Zigich discuss: Why teams revisit situations Disclosing what you know Decider Protocol Transcript Clayton Lengel-Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile weekly podcast I am Clayton Lengel-Zigich. Roy van de Water:  And I am Roy van de Water....

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May 15, 2013

15:36

Episode #108 – Imperfect Situations

Jade Meskill, Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors and Clayton Lengel-Zigich discuss: When Facilities won’t help When Developers can’t set up their environments When continuous deploy doesn’t work for marketing Transcript Jade Meskill:  Hello, and welcome to another episode of The Agile Weekly Podcast, I’m...

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May 08, 2013

14:49

Episode #107 – Is Agile Faster?

Jade Meskill, Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors and special guest Alan Dayley discuss: If agile faster What it means to be better Transcript Roy van de Water:  Hello, welcome to Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Roy van de Water. Alan Dayley:  I’m Alan Dayley. Derek...

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April 25, 2013

16:47

Episode #106 – Lean Startup

Roy van de Water, Jade Meskill, Derek Neighbors, Clayton Lengel-Zigich and Mike Vizdos discuss: Lean Startup in the enterprise. Vanity metrics LeanPub Mike’s Childrens Book Transcript Derek Neighbors:  Hello and welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Derek Neighbors. Roy van de...

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April 17, 2013

16:12

Episode #105 – Delivering News and Doing the Right Thing

Jade Meskill, Roy van de Water and Derek Neighbors discuss: How to deliver news How to help your team if they know they’re doing the wrong thing Transcript Jade Meskill:  Hello, and welcome to the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Jade Meskill. Derek Neighbors:  I’m Derek...

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April 10, 2013

12:56

Episode #104 – Executives, Rewrites and Information Radiators

Roy van de Water, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, and Derek Neighbors discuss: Executives in Agile The Big Rewrite Ignoring information Radiators Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich. Derek Neighbors:  I’m Derek Neighbors. Roy van de Water:  I’m Roy...

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April 03, 2013

16:41

Episode #103 – Let’s Define Value

Roy van de Water, Jade Meskill, Derek Neighbors and Clayton Lengel-Zigich discuss: The emperor has no value. What is value? Different types of value Transcript Roy van de Water:  Hi and welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast . I’m Roy van de...

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March 27, 2013

14:49

How to Use Agile Metrics to Measure Your Team and Organization's Agility

The Agile Weekly crew discusess how to Use agile metrics to measure your team and organization's agility, what it means to "be agile," and how releasing frequently impacts team performance.

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March 20, 2013

16:41

Episode #101 – Working Agreements

Roy van de Water, Jade Meskill, Derek Neighbors and Clayton Lengel-Zigich discuss: Confusing Working Agreements Working Agreements as Policies Values and Principles over Working Agreements Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich. Derek Neighbors:  I’m Derek Neighbors....

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March 13, 2013

15:09

Episode #100 – Failure, Learning and Fun

Roy van de Water and Clayton Lengel-Zigich discuss: A Culture of Learning Fear of Failing Having too much fun? Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile weekly podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich. Roy van de Water:  I’m Roy van de Water. Clayton:  Today,...

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March 06, 2013

15:00

Episode #99 – Working From Home?

Jade Meskill, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water and Derek Neighbors discuss: Technical Scrum Masters Team Workspaces Working from Home Transcript Jade:  Hello, and welcome to another episode of the “Agile Weekly Podcast.” I’m Jade Meskill. Roy van Water:  I’m Roy van Water. Derek:  I’m...

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February 27, 2013

16:00

Episode #98 – Storming Teams

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water and Derek Neighbors discuss: Team Culture Alpha Developers Retrospective Safety Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich. Derek Neighbors:  I’m Derek Neighbors. Roy van de Water:  I’m Roy van de Water....

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February 20, 2013

16:59

Episode #97 – Product Owners, INVEST, Continuous Delivery

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water and Derek Neighbors discuss: Product Owner Availability Delivering Value Continuous Delivery vs Deployment Backlog Gardening Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich. Derek Neighbors:  I’m Derek Neighbors. Roy van de Water:...

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February 13, 2013

16:15

Episode #96 – A Backlog of Topics

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water and Derek Neighbors discuss: Sprint Zero Working Agreements Performance Testing Backlog Gardening Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich… Derek Neighbors:  I’m Derek Neighbors. Roy van de Water:  I’m Roy van...

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January 30, 2013

18:03

Episode #95 – Moving to a Team Room

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water, Isaac, Deepa and Ryan discuss: Moving from cubes to team rooms Collaboration Self-Organizing teams Update: We found a problem with the published podcast recording and have uploaded a new copy of this episode 1/24/13   Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome...

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January 23, 2013

15:46

Episode #94 – Agile Design and UX

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Jade Meskill and Kevin Goldman of 29th Drive discuss: Agile in Design Pen Sketching Ideation and collaboration Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich. Jade Meskill:  I’m Jade Meskill. Clayton:  Joining us today we’ve got...

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January 16, 2013

15:40

Episode #93 – Education and Agile with John Miller

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Jade Meskill, John Miller and Roy van de Water discuss: Agile in Education Scrum in the classroom How software developers are like pre-k children The post Episode #93 – Education and Agile with John Miller appeared first on Integrum.

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January 09, 2013

15:46

Episode #92 – Hiring For Agile Teams

Roy van de Water, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, and Jade Meskill discuss: Disrupting Agile Teams Hiring when the product expands Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing Transcript Jade Meskill:  Hello and welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Jade Meskill. Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich....

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December 12, 2012

16:20

Episode #91 – Soul Crushing Technical Debt

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors, Jade Meskill and Roy van de Water discuss: Staying sane in the face of massive debt Bighting it off one bite at a time Cutting your losses and starting over Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the “Agile Weekly...

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December 05, 2012

17:56

Episode #90 – A Thanksgiving Potluck of Topics

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors, and Roy van de Water discuss: One day sprints The Checkout Protocol Promiscuous Pairing Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich. Roy van de Water:  I’m Roy van de Water. Derek Neighbors:  I’m...

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November 28, 2012

16:41

Episode #89 – Motivating a Team

Jade Meskill, Derek Neighbors, Roy van de Water, and Drew LeSueur discuss: When a team has lost its motivation Personal Alignment and Team Alignment Hard Work Transcript Jade Meskill:  Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Jade Meskill. Drew LeSueur:...

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November 21, 2012

15:47

Episode #88 – Class Systems in an Organization

Roy van de Water, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, and Drew LeSueur discuss: Typical class systems of organizations Cowboy Coders The real leaders Transcript Drew LeSueur:  Hi! Welcome to another episode of the “Agile Weekly Podcast.” I’m Drew LeSueur. Roy van de Water:  I’m Roy van de Water....

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November 14, 2012

17:08

Episode #87 – Roles of the Scrum Team

Roy van de Water, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, and Drew LeSueur discuss: When a Product Owner oversteps bounds Where are the boundaries of a Scrum Master? What is the realm of a Developer? Transcript Roy van de Water:  Hello, and welcome to the Agile weekly Podcast. My...

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November 07, 2012

16:09

Episode #86 – Lean UX with Adrian Howard

Drew LeSueur, Roy van de Water, and Adrian Howard discuss: Lean UX Developers and UX designers working closely together Working Software vs Valuable Software Finding and doing what the customer wants Role of the Product Owner The post Episode #86 – Lean UX with Adrian...

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October 31, 2012

15:20

Episode #85 – Agile Outside Software with Raoul Encinas

Drew LeSueur Roy van de Water and Raoul Encinas discuss: Agile in a non-software environment Working directly with the customer Trust and collaborative teams Transcript Drew LeSueur:  Hi and welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly podcast. I’m Drew LeSueur. Roy van de Water:...

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October 24, 2012

16:24

Episode #84 – The Agile Culture Conference

Derek Neighbors and Clayton Lengel-Zigich discuss: Organizational Cultures Jim McCarthy’s Performace and Core Protocols Culture Hacking Transcript Derek Neighbors:  Hello, and welcome to an episode of the Agile Weekly podcast. I’m Derek Neighbors. Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  And I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich. Derek:  This week we’ve got Clayton...

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October 17, 2012

17:26

Episode #83 – Agile Manifesto with James Grenning

Derek Neighbors and James Grenning discuss: History of The Agile Manifesto Embedded TDD Estimates Transcript Derek Neighbors.:  Hello and welcome to another episode of Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Derek Neighbors. Today I’ve got a guest, original signatory of the Agile Manifesto James Grenning with us....

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October 10, 2012

20:47

Episode #82 – Implementing Agile with Peg Haustetter

Clayton and Peg Haustetter discuss: Subset of Scrum Top-down vs. bottom-up Agile introduction Organizational Culture Agile Development: A Guide Toward Putting a Toe in Agile Waters Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich. Roy van de Water:...

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October 03, 2012

15:11

Episode #81 – Spike Stories, Estimating Before Planning and Blocked Stories

Clayton, Jade, Roy and Drew discuss: Spike and research stories Estimating stories during planning Blocked stories in a sprint Failing sprints Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich. Roy van de Water:  I’m Roy van de Water....

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September 26, 2012

18:12

Episode #80 – Demanding Technical Excellence with Declan Whelan

Jade Meskill, Drew LeSueur, Roy van de Water, and Declan Whelan discuss: Is Technical Excellence Still Relevant? XP Practices Pair Programming Agile Coaching Transcript Drew LeSueur:  Hi and welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Drew LeSueur. Roy van de Water:  I’m...

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September 19, 2012

16:22

Episode #79 – The Leadership Mindset with Christopher Avery

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Drew LeSueur, Roy van de Water, and Christopher Avery discuss: The Leadership Mindset Being a leader Taking Responsibility Situational, State, and Servant Leadership Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich. Drew LeSueur:  I’m Drew LeSueur....

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September 12, 2012

15:59

Episode #78 – Leanpub with Peter Armstrong

Drew LeSueur, Jade Meskill, Roy van de Water, and Peter Armstrong discuss: Leanpub Agile in the publishing world Advice for publishing books Minimum viable product Transcript Drew LeSueur:  Hi and welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast I’m Drew LeSueur. Jade Meskill:  I’m...

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September 05, 2012

15:29

Episode #76 – Managers and Developers Growing Apart with Gil Zilberfeld

Clayton Lengel-Zigich and Gil Zilberfeld discuss: Managers and Developers communicating together Development practices have changed faster than Management practices How QA integrates with a Scrum Team Mistakes that most managers make Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another edition of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich....

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August 29, 2012

18:00

Episode #75 The Learning Organization and Scrum with Derek Wade

Drew LeSueur, Roy van de Water, and Derek Wade discuss: Distributed teams Working with teams in non-software situations Scrum as a learning framework Scrum in different industries Transcript Drew LeSueur:  Hi and welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Drew LeSueur. Roy...

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August 22, 2012

17:00

Special Episode – Agile Success with Woody Zuill

Jade Meskill, Drew LeSueur, Roy van de Water, and Woody Zuill discuss: Agile Success Questioning the Agile Manifesto 3 new Agile mantras The importance of clean code Agile Open SoCal Transcript Roy van de Water:  Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly...

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August 15, 2012

16:41

Episode #74 – Lean Startup with Aaron Eden

Drew LeSueur, Derek Neighbors, and Roy van de Water, and Aaron Eden discuss: Lean Startup Customer Development Fear of releasing Innovation labs Lean Startup Teams vs Lean Startup Organizations Horizon Planning Transcript Drew LeSueur:  Hi and welcome to another episode of Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m...

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August 15, 2012

16:41

Episode #73 – Less Everything with Steven Bristol

Clayton Lengel-Zigich and Steven Bristol discuss: Less Everything Lean startup Lean mentality at Less Everything Agile and Lean in big corporations Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. My name is Clayton Lengel‑Zigich and joining me today is Steve Bristol. How...

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August 08, 2012

14:29

Episode #72 – How Management Changes with Agile with Esther Derby

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water, Drew LeSueur, and Esther Derby discuss: Role of Managers Working with vs managing Hierarchical Management Model vs. Flat model Bringing managements’ role into the fold Team decisions and managerial decisions Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast....

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August 01, 2012

17:33

Episode #71 – Managing Traditional Culture with Tom Mellor

Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, and Tom Mellor discuss: How to work with management that has traditional culture Working with vs changing a company’s culture Trying to sell process opposed to something deeper Historical revolutionaries Transcript Roy van de Water:  Hello, and...

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July 25, 2012

14:52

Agile 2012 Special Episode with Mitch Lacey

Jade Meskill, Roy van de Water, Drew LeSueur, and Mitch Lacey discuss: Agile 2012 Technical development tracks Iterative Development Gaining buy-in from developers Transcript Jade Meskill:  Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly podcast. I’m Jade Meskill. Drew LeSueur:  I’m Drew LeSueur....

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July 19, 2012

18:04

Episode #70 – XP Practices with Arlo Belshee

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors and Drew LeSueur chat with Arlo Belshee about: Scrum vs. eXtreme Programming Learning practices All About Engineering Most important XP practices Software Craftsmanship Introducing pair programming TDD and Mocking Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast....

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July 18, 2012

17:02

Episode #69 – Cognitive Bias in Estimation with Jim Benson

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Drew LeSueur chat with Jim Benson about: Cognitive Bias Estimation versus estimates Estimation accuracy PlanningPoker(tm) Group think Meaningful estimates Story points interpreted as money or time Story points vs cycle time Estimating new projects You can find Jim on twitter @ourfounder and learn more...

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July 11, 2012

22:32

Episode #67 – Design Thinking with Jeff Patton

Drew LeSueur sits down with Jeff Patton to discuss: Design Thinking Ideation Iteration and re-work Potentially shippable product Lean Startup Split Testing Transcript Drew LeSueur:  Hi and welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly podcast. I’m Drew LeSueur and with me today we have...

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July 04, 2012

17:40

Episode #66 – Deloitte Digital Agile with Alex Sloley

Drew LeSueur and Alex Sloley discuss: What is Deloitte’s Digital Agile? Alex’s Agile vs. traditional Agile Agile in a consulting environment Forecasting and estimating Overview of the entire backlog Estimating velocity Benefits of mobile application life cycles 1-week iterations Transcript Drew LeSueur:  Hi and welcome...

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June 27, 2012

17:01

Episode #65 – New Team Members with Mark Levison

Drew LeSueur, Roy van de Water and Mark Levison, a Certified Scrum Trainer in Canada discuss adding new members to scrum teams: ScrumMaster Tales Storming, Forming, Norming, Performing Disrupting teams with new members Team hazing rituals and on boarding new members Dealing with crises in Scrum...

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June 20, 2012

15:27

Special Episode: Interview with the Mathsters

Clayton Lengel-Zigich sits down with a team using scrum outside of software to organize and complete their work. The “Mathsters” are a relatively new team that was formed to deliver content for the organization’s flagship product. They discuss their experience with scrum, how it was...

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June 19, 2012

15:25

Episode #64 – The Myth of 100% Utilization with Pawel Brodzinski

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors and Pawel Brodzinski discuss his blog post titled “The Myth of 100% Utilization“: What is the 100% utilization myth? Kanban and WIP limits Slack time What’s a good amount of slack? Experimentation with slack and utilization What does a team do...

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June 13, 2012

17:01

Episode #63 – Managing Your Job Search with Johanna Rothman

Derek Neighbors, Drew LeSueur and Roy van de Water are joined by Johanna Rothman to discuss Johanna’s upcoming book: Manage Your Job Search Using personal Kanban to manage the job search Breaking down tasks into small, manageable pieces Collect feedback in small iterations and pivot How do...

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June 07, 2012

19:16

Episode #62 – But are they Working Hard?

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water, Drew LeSueur and Derek Neighbors discuss an article by Esther Derby entitled But Are They Working Hard? How can you tell if a senior developers is acting in a way that befits their title? Should we reward the hardest...

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May 31, 2012

17:49

Episode #61 – Is the Process the Problem?

Drew LeSueur, Derek Neighbors, Clayton Lengel-Zigich and Roy van de Water discuss an article by Jamie Flinchbaugh entitled Don’t just change the process if people aren’t following the existing one. Is the process really the issue? Process only highlights culture problems, it doesn’t solve them...

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May 24, 2012

16:36

Episode #60 – 10 Destructive Team Behaviors with Deb Spicer

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water and Deb Spicer discuss 10 Destructive Behaviors That Can Bring Down a Team’s Success: 10 behaviors observed over 25 years Deb’s book, Power Teams VIP Why is lip service so prevalent? How can a manager keep good team members while...

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May 17, 2012

18:12

Episode #59 – Running a Transparent Consultancy with Chris Sims

Roy van de Water, Drew LeSueur and Chris Sims discuss: Transparency in compensation Using Scrum to run a Scrum consultancy Elements of Scrum and Scrum: A Breathtakingly Brief and Agile Introduction Transcript Roy van de Water:  Hello, and welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly podcast....

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May 10, 2012

20:32

Episode #58 – Personal Kanban with Gerry Kirk

Roy van de Water, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors, and Gerry Kirk discuss: Kanban in your personal life Kanban in work life as a one-man team Personal kanban can help save your marriage Personal insights from Kanban Personal Scrum? Personal Kanban boards Burnout The post Episode #58...

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May 03, 2012

16:30

Episode #57 – Performance Reviews with Kane Mar

Roy van de Water,  Derek Neighbors, and Kane Mar Discuss: Star teams over star individuals Need for individual performance reviews? Team decisions Individual and team compensation, now and in the future Cultural change in organizations Ways to give individual feedback Transcript Roy van de Water:  Hello and welcome...

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April 26, 2012

15:26

Episode #56 – Strengths with Scott Dunn

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water and Scott Dunn discuss: StrengthsFinder 2.0 Playing to your Strengths Introducing Strengths to your team Strengths and self-organizing teams When Strengths go wrong Transcript Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  Welcome to another episode of the Agile Weekly Podcast. I’m Clayton Lengel‑Zigich… Roy...

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April 19, 2012

16:30

Episode #55 – Lean Startup Principles and Agile

Derek Neighbors, Roy van de Water, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, David Bland discuss Lean Startup principles in Agile: Lots of companies dealing with unknowns Product teams Release early, release often Validate, Experiment, Iterate Culture preventing engagement? Executives communicate with teams How to get the “C” level to change...

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April 11, 2012

16:59

Episode #54 – Defects in the Sprint, with Mike Vizdos

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water and Mike Vizdos discuss: Do we estimate defects? How do I get “credit” for doing defects? What counts as a defect? New defect comes in what do we do with it? How should defects effect velocity? Why so defensive?...

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April 04, 2012

14:14

Episode #53 – Managers in Agile with Jurgen Appelo

Roy van de Water and special guest Jurgen Appelo, author of Management 3.0, discuss: Managers in Agile Environments to enable innovation Experimentation in Agile Self-organizing teams How to help organizations change Stoos Transcript Roy:  Welcome to another episode of the Scrumcast. My name is Roy...

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March 29, 2012

17:28

Episode #52 – Lean Principles in Healthcare

Derek Neighbors, Clayton Lengel-Zigich and special guest Mark Graban, author of Lean Hospitals, discuss: Agile outside of software Lean in healthcare Lean as management principles Lean is not cost cutting Risk and quality in Lean Bad processes and lean improvements Improving flow Transcript Derek Neighbors:  Welcome...

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March 22, 2012

16:05

Episode #51 – Software Journeyman Corey Haines

Derek Neighbors and Corey Haines discuss: Getting kids interested in programming The Microsoft stack Traveling pair programmer Meandering programmers Software Craftsmanship TDD and experience Global Day of Code Retreat Code Retreat Community Contribution Fund The post Episode #51 – Software Journeyman Corey Haines appeared first...

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March 15, 2012

22:45

Episode #50 – Potentially Shippable Software

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water and Jade Meskill talk about potentially shippable software. * Impossible!? * How do you define what is potentially shippable? * Does the product need to be pollished and perfect? * Focusing on small problems (rather than the whole system)...

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March 08, 2012

15:51

Episode #49 – Topic Smorgasbord

Derek Neighbors, Roy van de Water, Clayton Lengel-Zigich and Jade Meskill discuss a variety of topics. What do you do when someone clearly doesn’t fit in with the team? How do you get to the point where you can let a team be self organizing...

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March 01, 2012

19:40

Episode #48 – Missing the Deadline

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water and Jade Meskill discuss a ‘hypothetical’ scenario in which a Scrum team has a deadline approaching and it looks like the team will not be able to complete all of the features to meet the release. How do you...

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February 23, 2012

15:32

Episode #47 – Can Teaching Kids to Program Help You Be a Better Coach?

Derek Neighbors, Roy van de Water and  Llewellyn Falco discuss teaching kids to program: Obtaining feedback Encouraging continuous learning Feedback vs praise Just jump in and do it First Lego League People are people Understanding and detecting patterns Iterating, engaging and stabilization Collaboration for tighter...

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February 16, 2012

17:27

Episode #46 – Corporate Cultures

Jade Meskill, Roy van de Water, Perry Reinert and Alan Dayley discuss corporate cultures: Inertia against change Leadership matters Self-Organization It’s okay to fail People matter during transition Managers tell people what to do.. Any objections? Compliance. Guilt trips Mindless drones Self selection Using games...

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February 09, 2012

16:52

Episode #45 – Digital Boards and Physical Boards

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors, Jade Meskill and Roy van de Water discuss the pros and cons of physical and digital boards: Benefits of physical vs digital boards How our brain wiring works Visibility instead of hidden data Mind playing tricks on me Visual speaks volumes...

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February 02, 2012

19:15

Episode #44 – Story Sizes, Named Sprints and Partial Credit

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors, Drew LeSueur and Roy van de Water discuss story sizes, naming your sprints and partial credit:  20, 40, 100 story point sizes  Less accurate as they get bigger  Naming your sprints  Rally point for deliverables  Historical data  Sprint goals  Partial credit...

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January 26, 2012

16:08

Special Episode – 2012 Predictions

Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors, Alan Dayley, Perry Reinert and Jade Meskill discuss their predictions for 2012: Last years reflections Early adopters dig deeper than process Leadership will come into focus Companies will become aware industrial age is behind us Training will have more...

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January 24, 2012

22:22

Episode #43 – Taking to the Twitters

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water and Derek Neighbors take to the twitters to find controversial topics to talk about. Kanban, Agile, Scrum are among top trends of 2011 What do you get a ScrumMaster for Christmas? Getting turned down for a ScrumMaster role because...

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January 18, 2012

19:51

Episode #42 – Shared commitments with Howard Sublett

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors, Chris Coneybeer and Roy van de Water talk to special guest Howard Sublett from Big Visible to talk about shared resources, multitasking and team members having multiple commitments. Treating people as resources can cause long term problems Specialization can discourage team members from taking...

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January 11, 2012

17:03

Episode #41 – Working with Proxy Users with Alan Dayley

Jade Meskill, Derek Neighbors, Roy van de Water, Drew LeSueur are joined by Alan Dayley to discuss working with proxy users. How can we encourage customers to participate more? Do we really need customers to participate more? Are there things we can do to mitigate lack...

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January 04, 2012

16:17

Episode #40 – Management Inbreeding with Darrin Ladd

Jade Meskill, Roy van de Water and Chris Coneybeer are joined by special guest Darrin Ladd from Big Visible to discuss management inbreeding. Managers promote people that are most like themselves Both positive/negative traits start to feedback on themselves Innovation decreases as the organization becomes...

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December 28, 2011

20:40

Episode #39 – What is the Right Iteration Length

Jade Meskill, Derek Neighbors, Chris Coneybeer and Roy van de Water discuss an article by Todd Landry titled “What is the Right Iteration Length” Is it better to have a shorter iteration and close the feedback loop Is it better to have a longer iteration...

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December 21, 2011

11:40

Special Episode : User Story Class Interview with Rose Hess-Nunn

In this video we talk with Rose Hess-Nunn about what brought her to the User Story Class and some of the challenges she faces. The post Special Episode : User Story Class Interview with Rose Hess-Nunn appeared first on Integrum.

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December 16, 2011

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Special Episode : User Story Class Interview with Sandra Bufford

In this video we talk with Sandra Bufford about what got her interested in attending the User Story Class. The post Special Episode : User Story Class Interview with Sandra Bufford appeared first on Integrum.

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December 14, 2011

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Episode #38 – Communities in Scrum with Perry Reinert

Derek Neighbors, Roy van de Water and Chris Coneybeer are joined in studio by Perry Reinert from InfusionSoft and discuss communities in Scrum. The Scrum User group is a monthly meeting of people interested in Scrum Non-Scrum related User groups can also provide lots of...

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December 14, 2011

16:10

Episode #37 – Software Craftsmanship with Adam Sroka

Clayton Lengel-Zigich and Roy van de Water are joined by Adam Sroka from Industrial Logic to discuss software craftsmanship. Resources for software craftsmanship have increased in availability Measure the results so you know if you improve Industrial Tourism – exchange program between companies to refresh...

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December 07, 2011

16:53

Special Episode : Doug Hall Phoenix Scrum User’s Group Oct 2011

Alan Dayley interviews Doug Hall after the October 2011 Phoenix Scrum User’s Group. The post Special Episode : Doug Hall Phoenix Scrum User’s Group Oct 2011 appeared first on Integrum.

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December 01, 2011

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Episode #36 – Liftoff, with Ainsley Nies

Ainsley Nies joins Jade Meskill, Derek Neighbors and Roy van de Water in discussing the book “Liftoff: Launching Agile Teams & Projects”, which Ainsley co-authored with Diana Larsen. Formallizing the start of a project or team Chartering a team increases the communication Helps align the...

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November 30, 2011

26:18

Episode #35 – Technical Excellence in Scrum

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water and Derek Neighbors talk about a blog post entitled “Technical Excellence in Scrum” by Dave Rooney. Jeff Sutherland suggested that Agile Leaders are not doing their job if they are not pushing Technical Excellence. Rooney writes that sometimes it’s the teams that refuse,...

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November 23, 2011

19:05

Episode #34 – A Sense of Urgency

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors, and Drew Lesueur discuss creating a sense of urgency around the work that needs to be done. Displaying a sense of urgency to the customer so they feel important. Creating a sense of urgency to the developers so...

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November 16, 2011

15:07

Episode #33 – Agile Tweet Controversy

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors, Drew LeSueur and Roy van de Water discuss controversial tweets. @PMOObserver: “Always deliver what you commit to. No more; no less.” @elizabethraley: “Scrum Rule: No Additional Requirements Can Be Added to a Sprint!” @scrumology: “Comparing velocity between teams: Not everything that...

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November 09, 2011

15:59

Episode #32 – Usage of Agile Tools

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors and Drew LeSueur discuss the use of agile tools and what their place is in a philosophy that favors individuals and interaction over process and tools. Manifesto says to not favor tools and process Tools remove the...

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November 02, 2011

16:16

Episode #31 – White Elephant Estimating

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water, Derek Neighors and Drew LeSueur talk about White Elephant estimating, a new way to generate estimates for stories to instead of the same-old planning poker. Compare stats against planning poker 80 stories 5 minutes to discuss process/application 25 minutes to...

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October 26, 2011

15:54

Episode #30 – Leadership and Finding Them On Your Team

Jade Meskill, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water, Drew LeSueur and Chris Coneybeer talk about leadership and how you might identify leaders within your team. A leader bring the people around him/her Teams can have multiple leaders Leadership is based on trust People will step up to...

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October 19, 2011

16:04

Episode #29 – “How Rigid is Scrum”

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water, Drew LeSueur, Chris Coneybeer and Jade Meskil discuss an article on InfoQ, “How Rigid is Scrum“. Rigid up front Flexible with experience Inspect and Adapt Breaking rules is usually to avoid a deeper issue Learn through imitiation, then improvise...

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October 12, 2011

13:38

Special Episode : Alix Holmes – Integrating User Experience Design with Agile Process

The Integrum team traveled to Irvine, California to attend the Agile Open Southern California on September 15th and 16th of 2011. During the event we had the chance to be able to interview some of the attendees and talk to them about the Open Space that they had just facilitated....

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October 04, 2011

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Special Episode : Chris Scripca – Game Programming for Fun and Keeping Thousands of People Happy

The Integrum team traveled to Irvine, California to attend the Agile Open Southern California on September 15th and 16th of 2011. During the event we had the chance to be able to interview some of the attendees and talk to them about the Open Space that they had just facilitated....

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October 03, 2011

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Special Episode : Ainsley Nies – Agile Chartering

The Integrum team traveled to Irvine, California to attend the Agile Open Southern California on September 15th and 16th of 2011. During the event we had the chance to be able to interview some of the attendees and talk to them about the Open Space that they had just facilitated....

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September 30, 2011

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Special Episode : Scott Dunn – Strengths Based Team and Personal Growth

The Integrum team traveled to Irvine, California to attend the Agile Open Southern California on September 15th and 16th of 2011. During the event we had the chance to be able to interview some of the attendees and talk to them about the Open Space that they had just facilitated....

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September 29, 2011

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Special Episode : Jason Kerney – Using Creative Processes to Drive Development

The Integrum team traveled to Irvine, California to attend the Agile Open Southern California on September 15th and 16th of 2011. During the event we had the chance to be able to interview some of the attendees and talk to them about the Open Space that they had just facilitated....

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September 28, 2011

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Special Episode : Julie Smith – Reluctant Team Members and Participants on Agile Teams

The Integrum team traveled to Irvine, California to attend the Agile Open Southern California on September 15th and 16th of 2011. During the event we had the chance to be able to interview some of the attendees and talk to them about the Open Space that they had just facilitated....

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September 27, 2011

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Special Episode : Marsha Garczewski – Getting Started with SCRUM

The Integrum team traveled to Irvine, California to attend the Agile Open Southern California on September 15th and 16th of 2011. During the event we had the chance to be able to interview some of the attendees and talk to them about the Open Space that they had just facilitated....

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September 26, 2011

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Special Episode : Woody Zuill – Intro to Agile

The Integrum team traveled to Irvine, California to attend the Agile Open Southern California on September 15th and 16th of 2011. During the event we had the chance to be able to interview some of the attendees and talk to them about the Open Space that they had just facilitated....

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September 23, 2011

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Special Episode : Darrin Ladd – How Can I Help My Teams Continue to Improve?

The Integrum team traveled to Irvine, California to attend the Agile Open Southern California on September 15th and 16th of 2011. During the event we had the chance to be able to interview some of the attendees and talk to them about the Open Space...

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September 22, 2011

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Special Episode : Integrum Invades Irvine

The Integrum crew decided to head to Agile Open California South this year as a way to spend some time together. We took the opportunity to capture some pictures and video to share with others. Sometimes it’s important to get out the office and meet...

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September 21, 2011

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Episode #28 – SCRUM. Where Do You Start?

Jade Meskill, Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors, Drew LeSueur and Clayton Lengel-Zigich discuss where might be a good place to start for a team wanting to adopt SCRUM. Retrospectives Define the roles Scrum Primer Roles and Ceremonies What is necessary to improve Strict SCRUM...

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September 07, 2011

19:36

Episode #27 – Standups

Drew LeSueur, Derek Neighbors, Roy van de Water discuss standups in agile environments. why people don’t want to do standups what if they go longer than 15 minutes core protocols avoid status meeting mentality take things off line how are you exposed dealing with people...

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August 31, 2011

14:23

Episode #26 – Reviewing the New Edition of the SCRUM Guide

Jade Meskill, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors and Drew LeSueur talk about new changes to the SCRUM Guide. “The Development Team” Commitment vs Forecast Burn down charts Release planning not necessary Sprint backlog items bye bye Ordered vs prioritized Transcript Jade Meskill:...

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August 24, 2011

22:59

Episode #25 – The Trust Paradox

Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors, Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Drew LeSueur, Chris Coneybeer and Jade Meskill discuss John Hagel’s article on “The Trust Paradox“. Patrick Leonici’s Five Dysfunctions of Team Trust is important Way we try to build trust is backwards Perfection not the way to...

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August 10, 2011

15:24

Episode #23 – Agile Principles Seen Through Paintball

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors and Jade Meskill talk about an experience playing paintball as a team and how it relates to agile principles. Inspect and adapt Iterations felt natural Focused on us not external factors beat ourselves not the other team...

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August 03, 2011

17:35

Episode #22 – Why Enterprises Crave Documentation Artifacts

Chris Coneybeer, Roy vandeWater, Derek Neighbors and Drew LeSueur discuss reasons why enterprises seem so hungry for documentation artifacts. Accountability Requirements Cover your ass Avoiding conflict Turn over safety blanket Alternatives Documentation isn’t bad Communication trumps documentation Trust helps prevent need for documentation Siloing /...

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July 13, 2011

18:26

Episode #21 – Is It Responsible to Not Test?

Derek Neighbors, Jade Meskill, Clayton Lengel-Zigich and Chris Coneybeer have a conversation on when if ever it is responsible to not test. Obie Blog Post Crazy Bob Martin Test everything all the time To what degree Not breaking things Verifying value delivered Market vs quality...

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July 06, 2011

15:28

Episode #20 – What’s Most Valuable in Agile?

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Drew LeSueur, Roy van de Water, Chris Coneybeer talk about which practice in agile has the most initial value. Retrospectives Pairing Continuous Integration Warning Signs What is effective What is quickest Deployments are a pain Can haz confidence XP & TDD It depends...

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June 29, 2011

14:23

Episode #19 – Vision

Jade Meskill, Roy van de Water, Derek Neighbors and Drew LeSueur talk about what vision means to the team. There’s always money in the banana stand Linked to purpose Why it’s so important Shared vision unifies the team Decision making is easier with vision Vision...

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June 22, 2011

14:42

Episode #18 – Cost of Interruptions

Jade Meskill, Roy van de Water, Chris Coneybeer and Derek Neighbors talk about the cost of interruptions to teams and organizations. What is an interruption? Culture of interruptions How does it effect prioritization? Planning impossibilities It has to be on fire to get done It...

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June 15, 2011

15:21

Episode #17 – The Cost of Change

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors, Roy van de Water, Michael Vizdos and Jade Meskill talk about the cost of change when implementing Agile in an organization. Individual, Team, Organization Human Resource priorities Rate of change Performance reviews Emotional response Personnel turnover Conflict Champions Transcript Clayton:  Welcome to another episode...

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June 01, 2011

16:18

Episode #16 – Multiple vs Single Product Owner

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors, Roy vandeWater and Drew LeSueur talk about the role of Product Owners. Is it necessary (to have a single product owner) Problems with multiple product owners Priorities Who determines done Proxy product owners Accountability issues Delegation of authority Dealing with multiple products and...

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May 25, 2011

08:52

Episode #15 – Estimates

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors, Roy van de Water and Jade Meskill talk about estimates. Padding Precision vs. accuracy Hard conversations Assurances How to get better at estimates Hours vs points Story estimates vs estimated velocity Transcript Derek Neighbors:  Welcome to another episode of the ScrumCast....

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May 18, 2011

12:18

Episode #14 – Retrospectives

Derek Neighbors, Jade Meskill and Clayton Lengel-Zigich discuss running retrospectives. What are some smells? Using same activities all the time. Bad facilitating Use the “F” word more Why does it take so long to get peoples guard down? Inspect and adapt applies to retrospectives too....

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May 04, 2011

13:40

Episode #13 – Agile Certifications

Jade Meskill, Alan Dayley, Mike Vizdos and Clayton Lengel-Zigich are in the studio talking about Agile Certifications. Should we certify people? The WOW factor When does it jump the shark? Broken hiring practices HR vs real community Who is doing the certification? There is a...

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April 27, 2011

14:13

Episode #12 – Step Away From The Tools

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors and Jade Meskill talk about a blog post from Liz Keogh called Step Away From the Tools. What does it mean to do BDD? Agile as the Hope killer, the tools give you hope Diving In vs Deliberate Discovery Are we...

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April 21, 2011

15:29

Episode #11 – Continuous Deployment and Project Management

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors and Jade Meskill talk about continuous deployment and what it means to project management.  The by product being a change in organizations. Historically products were projects Release planning Lean methodologies Team management Organizational changes Overnight competitors Things have to change Transcript...

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April 13, 2011

15:32

Episode #10 – Growing People on Agile Teams

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Derek Neighbors and Elvis talk about growing people on agile teams. Deliberate practice Mentoring team members Practice new skills Mentorship Openmind What’s the motivation Saturated market Culture Shared goal Transcript Derek Neighbors:  Hello and welcome to another episode of the Scrumcast. I’m Derek...

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April 06, 2011

22:36

Episode #09 – Design in Agile Software Development

Clayton Lengel-Zigich, Jade Meskill, Derek Neighbors and William Price III sit down to discuss design in agile software development. Challenges of design in iterative development Pace and lead time Mutual respect Everyone’s a designer Design tools suck Backlog overwhelms Ship early and often Crossfunctional teams...

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March 31, 2011

29:42

Episode #08 – Done is Done

Clayton Lengel-Zigich and Derek Neighbors talk about what it means to be done with a story. What is done? Works on my machine. Real data. Workflow verification. UI/UX completeness. Responsibilities. Whole product thinking. Planning Meetings & Acceptance Criteria Transcript Derek Neighbors:  Welcome to another Scrumcast....

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March 24, 2011

18:36

Episode #07 – Everything You Wanted to Know About Pairing On a SCRUM Team

Clayton Lengel-Zigich and Derek Neighbors discuss numerous items around Pair Programming on a SCRUM team. Is agile just for teams? Pairing good traits Pitfalls found while pairing Good pairing habits Pairing in a chaotic environment Various pairing techniques Physical pairing station setup Remote pairing Dealing...

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March 09, 2011

18:41

Episode #06 – Community Questions

Clayton Lengel-Zigich and Derek Neighbors field questions about SCRUM from Twitter. Reading recommendations for SCRUM Basics. How do I recognize a dysfunctional team? How do I deal with team members with wildly different schedules? What is the agile response for a Request for Proposal? What...

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March 07, 2011

15:07

Episode #05 – Multi Team Retrospectives

This episode was part of the original episodes recorded more than 18 months ago. Derek Neighbors and Chris Young discuss the difficulty in doing retrospectives when you have a several small teams. Getting specific information Dealing with multiple small teams (2-4 people) Problems doing retrospectives...

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February 23, 2011

11:34

Episode #04 – Programming as a Craft

Derek Neighbors, Jade Meskill and Clayton Lengel-Zigich discuss Dan North‘s article “Programming is not a Craft“. The post Episode #04 – Programming as a Craft appeared first on Integrum.

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February 17, 2011

17:59

Episode #03 – Agile Estimations

Clayton Lengel-Zigich and Derek Neighbors discuss agile estimation. Transcript: Clayton Lengel‑Zigich:  People treat estimates like estimates, and guesses look in the beginning. Then, when it comes time to do the actual project, they think that the estimates are non‑negotiable. Somehow, if they don’t perform, or...

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January 03, 2010

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Episode #02 – Human Driven Development

Chris Young and Derek Neighbors discuss bringing a human element to agile software development. Transcript: Chris Young:  This time with more confidence, hopefully. Derek Neighbors:  More something. Keeping the principle of Agile‑ish would make it simpler and half‑less. Chris:  That’s true. Why don’t we timebox...

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April 22, 2009

11:04

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.

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March 25, 2009

09:22