Agile coaching demands many skills of the practitioner. In addition to being conversant in common agile processes, we are also called to serve as teacher, facilitator, mentor, counselor, negotiator, and leader. Of course, this is a partial list; there may be no limit to the skills identified as valuable to our coaching profession.
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For this episode, Vic is joined by Jon Jorgensen (@WaterScrumBan) and Dale Ellis (@thedigitaldale) for a lively morning of Agile and coffee.
Today our heroes discuss the following topics:
Training vs Discovery - learning styles, immersive learning, guided discovery, peer stimulus
Positivity-resistant peeps - believe in your team, like attracts like
books: Joy, Inc by Richard Sheridan & Five Dysfunctions of
At the latest lean coffee, we had two cards with a similar question: how do you neutralize the bad apples / stop the eye-rolling? Later that night I remembered something I thought might apply, so below I try to craft it into a parable.
(This post offers a huge tip of the hat to Robert
Does your IT organization make a practice of yearly roadmapping? Mine does. The current shop, the previous one, the one before that, and on and on. Just about every technology department I've been a part of does some form of yearly roadmapping exercise. The one characteristic that they all share? They're drudgery.
The process of
This just in! We're announcing that Vic will serve as facilitator for the upcoming Coach Camp. To learn more and see who will be attending, point your browser to AgileGathering.com for all the info about Agile Coach Camp US West, April 10-12, 2015
For this episode, Vic is joined by Jon Jorgensen (@WaterScrumBan) and Dale Ellis (@thedigitaldale) for a
For this episode, Jon (@WaterScrumBan) and Brett (@brett_palmer) find themselves reminiscing about their trip to Indianapolis for Agile Coach Camp last September 26-28, 2014. There they met Bryan Beecham (@BillyGarnet) of Iceberg Ideas and Mike Bowler (@Mike_Bowler) to discuss the following topics:
Using LEGO to teach technical topics - Mike has begun posting some of the LEGO exercises for
Recently I was asked about using Lean Coffee (LC) in the workplace, something I've been doing for the past few years. While I'm a strong advocate for LC's workplace applications, I'd like to start with my view of the broader picture. (I've written about my experiences with LC before, but this post has more experiences to back
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For this episode, Vic and Jon are joined by Larry Lawhead (firstname.lastname@example.org), Dale Ellis (@thedigitaldale) and Brett Palmer (@brett_palmer) for quick and efficient morning of Agile and coffee.
Today our heroes discuss the following
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For this episode, Vic and Jon are
Vic is joined by returning guest Dale Ellis (@theDigitalDale) and newcomer Alberto Hernandez for a fresh brew of Agile topics:
Death March Scrum and Kanban - Dale bases this question on Edward Yourdon's Death March
How can ERP implementations be sped up using Agile methodologies? - Alberto has much experience with ERP rollouts but wants to know