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Posts by Victor, an experienced scrum master and coach who dedicates himself to continuous learning.

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Agile Coffee Podcast, episode 59

Recorded in April 2018, Vic (@AgileCoffee) was joined by his good friend and fellow #SGCAL co-chair Kim Brainard (@agilebrain1) to catch up since last year's global Scrum gathering. Upcoming events: Training from the BACK of the Room! – August 4 & 5, 2018 – San Diego, CA – more info Agile2018 – August 6 -

Agile Coffee Podcast, episode 58

Ahh, the joys of Agile Opens. Meeting and mingling with fellow practitioners while learning new ideas and sharing experiences. For this episode, Vic (@AgileCoffee) traveled to Seattle for the Agile Open Northwest before bopping down to San Diego to visit Agile Open San Diego. Both multi-day events were held in February. In Seattle, Vic was joined

Agile Coffee Podcast, episode 57

Vic (@AgileCoffee) is joined by Larry Lawhead (@LarryLawhead) and Ben Rodilitz (@BenRodilitz) at the home of Colleen Kirtland (@PurposeCreator) for a kitchen session recorded on January 6, 2018. Topics from today's episode include: Whole (Food) Systems Health: regenerating our teams and ourselves Design Thinking and Agile Acrimony within the Agile Community Mob Programming for Vendor Management Read

Agile Coffee Podcast, episode 56

Vic (@AgileCoffee) is joined by Larry Lawhead (@LarryLawhead), Ben Rodilitz (@BenRodilitz), and Curtis Gilbert for an outdoor session recorded on December 8, 2017, at the Main Branch of the Newport Beach Public Library in the San Joaquin Hills of Newport Beach, California. [caption id=attachment_4008 align=aligncenter width=450] recording episode 56 of the ACP with Ben, Curtis and Larry around

Agile Coffee podcast, episode 55

The Podcast Panel of #SGCAL. On day #2 of Global Scrum Gathering - San Diego, Vic (@AgileCoffee) is joined by Cory Bryan (@isCoryBryan - host of Deliver It Cast), Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley - host of Agile For Humans), Josh Anderson (@nosrednAhsoJ) & Bob Galen (@bobgalen) [co-hosts of the Meta-Cast], Bob Payne (@agiletoolkit - host of the Agile Toolkit

Agile Coffee podcast, episode 54

On the eve of #SGCAL, Vic (@AgileCoffee) is joined by Brett Palmer (@brett_palmer), Dale Ellis (@thedigitaldale), Larry Lawhead (@LarryLawhead), Colleen Kirtland (@AgileBohemian) and first-time guest John Eisenschmidt (@jeisensc) for an outdoor session in sunny Southern California. Now part of the Agile Podcast Network! Final rundown of events at Scrum Gathering in San Diego: Festivities kick off Sunday

Agile Coffee podcast, episode 53

Now part of the Agile Podcast Network! Recorded after attending ACI's Agile Coach Bootcamp, Vic (@AgileCoffee) was joined by Emilia Breton-Lake (@emibreton) and Barry Kardon (@BalancingAgile) to discuss the key take-aways from the five-day immersive learning experience. Updates from the Co-Chair (Vic) of the Global Scrum Gathering in San Diego (April 10 - 12, 2017): Jeff Sutherland is the opening keynote and

Agile Coffee podcast, episode 52

Now part of the Agile Podcast Network! Recorded at the Scrum Alliance's Scrum Gathering in Munich, Germany. Vic (@AgileCoffee) was joined by Stuart Fish (@fishstua), Anderson Hummel (@anderson_hummel) and fellow #SGCAL co-chair Kim Brainard (@agilebrain1) to discuss some highlights of the gathering. Links, resources and photos coming soon, we

Need a New Year’s fix? Try my Top 10 Tips for Trainers

Are you a trainer with a passion for continuous improvement? Do you believe that lifelong learning is a key to satisfaction and success? As for me, I do a moderate amount of training each year, and one of the things I love about training is that learning goes two ways. Each time I finish

Turning the page to 2017

It's that time again, when we put high expectations and great hopes on display, usually a step or two above the accomplishments (good or bad) of the previous year. Like many humans, I catch myself in a pensive spirit in late December, and this session is no different from times past... except I'm a