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Agile Uprising is a purpose-built network that focuses on the advancement of the agile mindset and global professional networking between and among practicing agilists.

 

This is a group founded by passionate practitioners for passionate practitioners, and not a revenue generating organization.

We will remain agnostic of certifying bodies, removing external influences such as sponsors, partners and other organizations allowing us to focus purely on the advancement of the agile craft.

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Jul 24, 2017

On this episode, the Agile Coaching Exchange Atlanta chapter welcomes Arlen Bankston, Executive VP and Managing Partner for LitheSpeed. Arlen has been actively involved in the application and evolution of Agile software development processes such as Scrum, Kanban and Extreme Programming for over a decade and a half. He is also a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, and was an early adopter in the application of broader lean principles to agile methods to deepen theoretical understanding and drive organizational change. He was one of the earliest Certified ScrumMaster Trainers, and he specializes in the role of the Product Owner, drawing upon first-hand experience in product design and management.

Agile and Lean ideas originated outside of the domains of software and Information Technology (IT) and are beginning a return to these broader origins. Join us as we explore how non-IT teams are benefiting from the same mindset that we use to develop great software, to reach customers and to promote and launch products and services. Our podcast takes place during ACE Atlanta’s monthly chapter meeting. The conversation is expertly guided by Jenn Fix who leads digital strategy and agile process for the Rollins Center, a non-profit program of the Atlanta Speech School. Non-IT areas discussed include Marketing, HR, Finance, and Federal Government.

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Jul 20, 2017

"it was all going great until someone brought up Metallica's Load album..."

Join our panel of Troy Lighfoot, Rob Legatie, and Jay Hrcsko as they ostensibly talk about agile while discussing their love of music.  They discuss gateway bands and compare them to "gateway agile," concepts like the lean startup, inspect and adapt, and continuous delivery as applied to the music industry, as well as their 2017 top album picks, the impact of the internet on music, and much much more!

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Rob’s Picks:

Melvins - https://melvinsofficial.bandcamp.com/album/a-walk-with-love-death

Mastodon - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZt7PPjpKuA

 

Troy’s Picks:

311 - https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/mosaic/id1222002228

Ghost - https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/popestar-ep/id1151573272

Opeth - https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sorceress/id1137688564

Opeth - https://youtu.be/CoW3Sywb5xQ

Childish Gambino - https://soundcloud.com/childish-gambino/sets/awaken-my-love-1

 

Jay’s Picks:

Artificial Brain - https://profoundlorerecords.bandcamp.com/album/infrared-horizon

Full of Hell -  https://profoundlorerecords.bandcamp.com/album/trumpeting-ecstasy

Deez Nuts - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iw8klmBwJdk

Dying Fetus - http://relapse.com/dying-fetus-wrong-one-to-fuck-with/

Origin -  https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/unparalleled-universe/id1232320681

 

Books:

Extremity Retained - https://www.amazon.com/Extremity-Retained-Jason-Netherton/dp/1631734741/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1481688096&sr=8-2&keywords=extremity+retained

The Song Machine - https://www.amazon.com/Song-Machine-Inside-Hit-Factory-ebook/dp/B00TIZFO2W/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1500514044&sr=8-1&keywords=the+song+machine

 

Misc:

Pop music has a formula that a computer can mimic? https://www.yahoo.com/news/mozard-botzard-machines-write-music-164029102.html


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Jul 16, 2017

Join our hosts Jay Hrcsko and Andrew Leff as they sit down to discuss SAFe 4.5 with none other than Dean Leffingwell himself. The group discusses multiple features of the new update, which include SAFe as a configurable framework, the implementation road map, and an emphasis on DevOps. The panel also reviews other changes for 4.5, such as the role of risk and compliance, how agile architecture fits into the framework, and a slew of other topics!

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Jul 11, 2017

On this episode, Ryan Lockard welcomes Brett Schuchert, Senior Consultant with Industrial Logic.  Brett has 25+ years of teaching and consulting experience. He has worked with numerous Fortune 500 firms across a number of industries and countries to train, mentor, and coach developers and non-developers in Agile/Lean methodologies. Brett has led several Agile in the Large Transitions (> 100 people) and Agile/XP Immersions for both online and traditional businesses spanning industries from oil/gas to insurance to rental car providers. His Agile coaching style is immersive and delivers tangible results in areas from automated tests and architectural assessment to the honing of technical skills such as Test Driven Development.

In this episode, we dive into the topic of DevOps for legacy systems.  The show begins with our host butchering another guests name, then Brett providing his description of what Legacy Systems are, and what DevOps is.  The show continues to dive into the cultural and mindset shifts required to implement DevOps.  We talk about the three critical elements to improving delivery flow:

  1. Handoffs
  2. Queues
  3. Work in progress

Brett gives a number of examples from his past where focusing on these three items significantly improves delivery.  We also dive into the impact distributed team have on impacting delivery flow. As the talk comes to an end, we reflect on the absence of tools in our conversation, and how tools are secondary to mindset shifting.

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Jul 3, 2017

This podcast is brought to you by Scrum Gathering Canada.  Learn more at scrumgathering.ca

We are joined by James Grenning, co-author of the agile manifesto, this week.  James joins to discuss his training framework for Test Driven Development; TDD Guided by Zombies.  James sits with Ryan Lockard and discusses unit testing, TDD and how both apply to his ZOMBIE paradigm.

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