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
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
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
Vic (@AgileCoffee) and Jon use the lean coffee format to discuss the following topics:
Minimally Viable Agile
Transparency between POs, SMs and teams
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
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
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
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
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
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
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