Agile Coffee Podcast, episode 24

Vic is joined by Brett Palmer (@brett_palmer), Jon Jorgensen (@waterscrumban) and Larry Lawhead (@LarryLawhead) for a lively morning of Agile and coffee. Today our heroes discuss the following topics: Agile Budgeting - Larry lent his copy of Agile Estimating and Planning to his CEO. Will he get it back? The power of Standing for Agile - getting the team to arise Mike Lavery (@baconPhilosophy) asks

Agile Coffee podcast, episode 23

Vic is joined by Dale Ellis (@thedigitaldale), Dr. Dave Cornelius (@DrCorneliusInfo) and Larry Lawhead (@LarryLawhead) for a lively morning of Agile and coffee. Today our heroes discuss the following topics: Agile Coach kits - what do you keep handy? Dale mentioned a handout by CarbonFive. He actually meant Lane Halley's Lean UX recipe cards. You can find them on Slideshare here and

Agile Coffee Podcast, episode 12

A fresh brew: Vic is joined by Jon Jorgensen (@waterScrumBan) and Brett Palmer (@Brett_Palmer) for another morning of Agile and Coffee. In this episode, our heroes discuss the following topics: pre-review of “Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time”, Jeff Sutherland’s upcoming book from Crown Publishing. we’ll be holding a review of the book

Agile Coffee Podcast – episode 4

Live from Paradise Perks, Jon and Vic use the lean coffee format to discuss the following topics: Agile Games and Gamification Scrum as a gamification platform techniques used by people like Bryan Beecham (@BillyGarnet) at Iceberg Ideas Agile in Japan referenced The New New Product Development Game by Takeuchi and Nonaka, 1986 Training, Taboos and Readiness Jon's favorite book: Training from the

ACP003 – Minimally Viable Agile

Vic (@AgileCoffee) and Jon use the lean coffee format to discuss the following topics: Minimally Viable Agile Transparency between POs, SMs and teams Non-IT Agile Safe environments and the Soup Plus we take a look ahead to the following agile/lean events both in California and across the USA: Scrum Day San Diego - June 13 Interact with local executives, ask why they went with

ACP002 – what motivates people?

In this second episode of Agile Coffee podcast, Vic (@AgileCoffee) is joined by Jon and they use the lean coffee format to discuss the following topics: what motivates people making a difference body of work coddling teams are we overly idealistic? 50 new Agile coaches hired We mention the following books: Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us - Daniel H Pink The Five

upcoming Diana Larsen workshop in San Diego

Great news for those of you in sunny SoCal: expert agilist Diana Larsen is holding an Advanced Retrospectives workshop in San Diego on March 6th. The full title of the workshop is Advanced Practices for Leading Agile Retrospectives: New Techniques and Activities, and full details can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/advanced-retrospective-techniques-with-diana-larsen-tickets-8807454333 from her abstract: Agile Retrospectives improve any project or

LeanCoffee in Ohio

Just got back from a relatively relaxing Thanksgiving pilgrimage to Ohio for family and football. While there I hopped over to Starbucks to host a LeanCoffee in Ohio (I'd posted it on Meetup a few weeks prior). As I'd expected, attendance was nil. Not sure if that speaks more to the fact it was a holiday

Packing my lean bags for Agile2013

I'm excited to be heading to Nashville in only a few days, and not just because it's a fun-sounding place that I've yet to visit. Agile2013 is a 5-day event that kicks off on Monday August 5th. I'll be looking to connect with very smart people and share stories of successes (and failures). It's

Now with more Meetups

Introducing the newest meetup: Agile Coffee - OC. I've been meaning to start this group since Stuart & I went up to San Fran for the SF Agile conference last May. There we met Jim Benson (Personal Kanban) and were introduced to Lean Coffee as a forum for discussing Lean, Kanban, Agile, limiting WIP, visualizing workflow, and