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Posts are from Victor, an experienced ScrumMaster and Agile Coach who dedicates himself to continuous learning.

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Agile Coffee Podcast, episode 31

Lean Coffee at the 5Saturdays Vic (@AgileCoffee) stops by Dr. Dave's (@DrCorneliusInfo) 5Saturdays event to introduce lean coffee to a large group of facilitators-in-training. Guests include: Evelyn Crofts, Keith Montgomery, Curtis Gilbert, Seth Silvernail, Jon Jorgensen, Angela Rong Sun, Robbie Smith, Purnima Vaidyanathan, Valarmathy Rangasamy and Joe Dailey. Topics: Planning & executing tasks in the household Velocity-based vs. Capacity-based

What is a ScrumMaster?

In addition to our regular podcasts, I host a couple lean coffee meetups every month where we get people dropping in who are less experienced yet very curious about Agile methodologies and lean principles. One common theme at these in-person sessions centers around the role of a ScrumMaster, and it's a topic that engages

The Pair-Coaching Domino Game

Back in March I led a pair coaching workshop at Scrum Day Orange County 2015.  My goal with the session was to examine a few pair-coaching roles, share a list of competency areas for Scrum Masters, and use dominoes to demonstrate viable situations where pairing will help the coach, her team, or the larger organization. (You may

Agile Coffee Podcast, episode 30

Theme: Agile Community Events Dr. Dave (@DrCorneliusInfo) joins Vic (@AgileCoffee) for a beautiful morning on Huntington Beach discussing all manner of Agile community events: Agile Opens (and other open space uses), coaching retreats and camps, lean coffees, hackathons. Dave talks about the 5Saturdays model, and we tell how to find, get involved and host these

Agile Coffee Podcast, episode 29

Announcing the brand new Podcast Topic Index. Search and sort to find any topic discussed on our podcasts. Victor is once again joined by Dale Ellis (@theDigitalDale), Jason Kerney (@JasonKerney), Zach Bonaker (@ZachBonaker) and Garrett Borunda (LinkedIn) at the Cape Rey in Carlsbad for a lively morning of Agile and Coffee. In this episode, our Agile heroes discuss: Dale reports

Agile Coffee Podcast, episode 28

Victor is joined by Dale Ellis (@theDigitalDale), Jason Kerney (@JasonKerney), Zach Bonaker (@ZachBonaker) and Garrett Borunda (LinkedIn) at the Cape Rey in Carlsbad for a lively morning of Agile and Coffee. In this episode, our Agile heroes discuss: Agile tools to give Voice to a Teams Agile is a cancer Erik Meijer's presentation The Hacker Way - a Rational Alternative for Agile (explicit

Agile Coffee Podcast, episode 27

To share an abundance of topics, Victor is joined by Dale Ellis (@theDigitalDale), Larry Lawhead (@LarryLawhead), Jon Jorgensen (@waterScrumBan) and Dr. Dave Cornelius (@DrCorneliusInfo) in the Irvine studio for a lively morning of Agile and Coffee. In this episode, our Agile heroes discuss: A brief report on last month's ACCUS West Applying Agile to students Hang the DJ Can Agile practices change us

Agile Coffee Podcast, episode 26 at Agile Open Northwest

This episode is composed of two separate sessions. The first part was recorded on location at the 9th Annual Agile Open Northwest (Portland, OR) with Ben Sherwood, Michael Wolf, Alicia Lanier and Ian Savage.  For the second part, I returned to the home studio and was joined by Dale Ellis, Jon Jorgensen, Brett Palmer and

Agile Coffee Podcast, episode 25

Vic is joined by Brett Palmer (@brett_palmer) and Larry Lawhead (@LarryLawhead) for a lively morning of Agile and coffee. Today our heroes discuss the following topics: Agile Planning - discussed WSJF and Donald Reinertsen's book The Principles of Product Development Flow User Story Mapping Roles in pair-coaching Servant Leadership AgileGathering.com has the info about our upcoming Agile Coach Camp US West, April 10-12,