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

Events

We’re a Scrum User Group that meets regularly in Irvine, CA. Come join us for coffee and conversation.

Podcasts

We record one meetup each week and post the audio on iTunes and Stitcher. Think of it as coffee to go.

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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 11

Vic (recently iced) is joined by Jon Jorgensen (@waterScrumBan) and Brett Palmer (@Brett_Palmer) for another morning of Agile and Coffee. In this episode, our Agile heroes discuss the following topics: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - Jon and Vic both participated. Vic's video is here. pre-review of Jeff Sutherland's new book Scrum: the Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half

Agile Coffee Podcast – episode 10

Jon and Vic are joined by Dr. Dave Cornelius (@DrCorneliusInfo) in an undisclosed location for a lively morning of Agile and Coffee. In this episode, our Agile heroes discuss the following topics: Culture as the Silent Killer Deliver Fast Flex Training Reach out to Jon (@waterScrumBan) and Vic (@AgileCoffee) on Twitter –  and use the hashtags #askAgileCoffee or #tellAgileCoffee to interact with us on an

Agile Coffee Podcast – episode 9

Jon and Vic are joined by Dr. Dave Cornelius (@DrCorneliusInfo) and Brett Palmer (@Brett_Palmer) in an undisclosed location for a lively morning of Agile and Coffee. In this episode, our Agile heroes discuss the following topics: Wisdom of crowds Respect people First week on the job Training Conquest Coaching retreats / bootcamps Reach out to Jon (@waterScrumBan) and Vic (@AgileCoffee) on Twitter –

Agile Coffee Podcast – episode 8

The last installment of our final Paradise Perks session (you have to admit, the ambient noise could get loud). Recorded the day after their presentation at Scrum Day San Diego, Jon and Vic are joined by Dr. Dave Cornelius (@DrCorneliusInfo) and Brett Palmer (@Brett_Palmer) for a lively morning of Agile and Coffee. In this

Agile Coffee podcast – episode 7

Part 2 of the Paradise Perks finale, Jon and Vic are joined by Dr. Dave Cornelius (@DrCorneliusInfo) and Brett Palmer (@Brett_Palmer) for a lively morning of Agile and Coffee. It's our last podcast from Paradise Perks in Irvine (alas, the institution has shuttered its doors), and this session (recorded on June 14th) is divided into

Agile Coffee Podcast – episode 6

Fresh off their Scrum Day San Diego appearance, Jon and Vic are joined by Dr. Dave Cornelius (@DrCorneliusInfo) and Brett Palmer (@Brett_Palmer) for a lively morning of Agile and Coffee. It's our last podcast from Paradise Perks in Irvine (alas, the institution has shuttered its doors), and this session (recorded on June 14th) is divided

Capacity Planning worksheet for Scrum teams

[ UPDATE July 2016 - I no longer subscribe completely to the concept of capacity planning, at least to this level of detail. I will keep this post available, but I will not maintain the fancy spreadsheet ;) It's fun to geek out with numbers and formulas, but we could do better having meaningful

Agile Coffee Podcast – episode 5

Live from Paradise Perks, Dr. Dave Cornelius (@DrCorneliusInfo) and Arielle Caron join Jon and Vic use the lean coffee format to discuss the following topics: 1. XScale 2. Kill Agile 3. koans, problem solving and goose in a bottle 4. brainstorming / inceptions ... worthwhile? 5. Creative Inc's model of brainstorming 6. Greenhousing and Jesse's Lasso Reach out to Jon (@waterScrumBan) and

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