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This is a special ACN that was recorded live with Eddy Bruin, Kristine Corbus, Paul Holland, Tom Roden, Read more

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  • (00:39) Is Agile killing or helping innovation?
  • (15:20) Is there value in determining metrics based on cycle time? What metrics are other organizations using to provide leadership visibility into team performance? 
  • (26:17) What practical techniques can help improve the cohesiveness of a team in an Agile environment? 
  • (37:00) Has there been much success in introducing Agile and pra... Read more

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  • In this episode, (00:37) we talk about building a "Yes, and..." culture; (28:17) How do you bring cultural change to an organization?; (40:40) What are you reading?; (41:45) Wrap-up and upcoming events. 



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    In this episode: 

  • (00:45) we talk about what is wrong with mandated Agile transformations 
  • (17:43) What is the best way a scrum master can show value? 
  • (31:51) What is the difference between digital and Agile transformations?
  • (37:27) What is the best practice for user stories added in the middle of the iteration?
  • (46:00) Wrap-up and upcoming events. 


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    In this episode, we talk about:

  • The Agile principle about how we can build projects around motivated individuals. How do we do this?
  • (23:09) Should people in an organization be given a choice to be agile or not? How would this impact employee engagement?
  • (32:58) How do you stop/avoid teams converting user story points into time?
  • (47:27) Wrapup: taking about Agile 2019's Business Agility Lab and... Read more

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  • In this episode, (01:04) we explore the concept of Flow and how it works with Agile; (19:44) Any suggestions on coaching effectiveness measurements? ; (29:10) What is the Project Management Office (PMO) role in Agile?; (39:22) Wrap up: upcoming events.



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    In this episode, (00:51) we explore a terrible story from the Narrative Project about never having enough time to test; (21:47) How do we combine sprint reviews so that stakeholders can participate?; (29:21 ) Is it essential for leaders to understand and act Agile before they have others do so? ; (36:53) Is it important to hone personal agility to enhance organizational agility? ; (46:49) Wrap up: upcoming events.



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    In this episode, (1:03) Narrative Project: we explore ways to dampen stories around somebody feeling that they don't get training opportunities | (14:59) What are some small steps to get started in shifting a large 3K employee organization from multi-year project funding to a more Agile funding model? | (23:59) What are the best approaches/ideas/personal experiences when trying to strengthen or build team trust when scrum co... Read more

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    In this episode, (00:40) Narrative Project: Great leaders build strong Agile teams. How to make more stories like this?; (16:50) Business value delivered is a valuable metric to track for senior leadership. What are some of the best ways to calculate this?; (31:24) What research, studies, literature do you draw on during conversations with management regarding the need for cultural change?; (38:00) How do you hold a team account... Read more

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    In this episode, we talk about (00:26) a story from the Agile Narrative Project titled "What about the code?" and how to empower the team to write great code; (20:23) How do you move teams to go beyond agile rituals and really develop Agile mindset? ; (33:59) What is the best practice for nonfunctional requirements in Agile?; (47:50) How do you address if somebody is using misleading terminology?; (55:25) Wrap up.

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    In this episode we talk about (00:39) the problem with calling Agile adoption being done and letting go of the coaches; (05:59) story points being a time estimate rather than a relative size estimation. How can a coach change this mindset?; (21:03) How to encourage continuous development in a company that is already doing agile?; (27:49) As a coach, are there any concerns you see with organizations implementing SAFe? Is there an... Read more

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    A special holiday episode with the Agile Alliance's Supporting Agile Adoption (SAA) initiative team talking about the 12 principles of Agile in Amsterdam. Hendrik Esser, Jens Coldewey, Jorgen Hesselberg, Jutta Eckstein, Bjarte Bogsnes, Boris Kneisel, Marcin Floryan, and Eric Abelem. (01:09) SAA team introduction, (02:40) Is it really just about software?, (11:12) Reflecting on our work, (18:20) Business people and developers... Read more

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    In this episode, we talk about (00:50) how Agile reduces overtime and improves work-life balance, (17:30) How to implement Agile in everyday business processes, (29:00) How do you help traditional project managers transition to agile project management, (41:07) What are best practices to distinguish project, product, delivery, and strategic goals to focus management, business, the organization, and shareholders, (48:44) wrap up.... Read more

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    In this episode, we talk about (00:55) the Agile narrative project story on being burned out by Agile, (16:33) There don't seem to be many training programs for managers in an organization undergoing an Agile transformation. What are good ideas and curriculum content?, (29:31) Is there any good Agile certification programs?, (37:54) As a Scrum Master how do I show or which measurement I can use to show that I am bringing val... Read more

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    In this episode, we talk about (01:04) the Agile Narrative Project story of the overpowering scrum master, (18:35) what coaching techniques do people use to gain leverage and traction when undertaking an Agile transformation in a more traditional environment?, (31:32) is it possible to release plan without planning out sprints in advance when you are working on three projects at one time?, (36:40) How do you convince leaders to ... Read more

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    In this episode we (01:07) A few words on the passing of David Hussman, (03:14) Agile Narrative Project: How do we build physiological safety in companies, (20:11) What is the benefit of waiting until Sprint Planning to task out a story instead of doing it in a Grooming session when the team is larger, (26:40) What are useful metrics to show leadership, Leadership wants to see metrics. (32:18) What is a best practice around Agil... Read more

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    In this episode, we talk about (00:34) how an IT Agile coach can influence the business side of an organization, (15:23) how an Agile coach knows they are going in the right direction, (23:15) How a coach first engages with a client, (29:14) what techniques to facilitate Agile principles and values, and (34:45) what are ways to coach a team to make realistic sprint goals.



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    This episode we talk about (00:36) tactics and strategies to engage upper and executive management in adopting business agility, (12:49) how can you bring the most value to line-managers that might be willing to change but not yet see or understand the full implication, (32:04) how does an Agile Coach know that he has done a good job, and (41:05) how can a coach help a business head or a product manager on budget allocation.

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    In this episode, we talk about (00:55) are all Agile transformations extremely slow, (20:00) how to do backlog grooming in Kanban, (22:18) what are the deliverables of an Agile coach vs. scrum master, and (33:14) Where is the line between modifying Agile frameworks for need and ignoring Agile values and principles.



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    In this episode, we talk about (00:54) what are some ways to promote the value of Agile Coaching, and (25:46) we talk about what are the limits to scaling the Agile adoption to a larger organization.



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