In this episode, Andy Cleff and Mike Caddell chat with guest Soren Pedersen about the drivers of quality.
If organizations are to be successful at creating high-quality products they need the right kind of management commitment, organization-wide communication, safety, and transparency.
In short - they need more than “the right” framework, they need the right kind of attitude.
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In this episode, host Andy Cleff chats with guests Wayne Tarken, Mitch Goldstein, and Jonathan Schneider about Agility in HR.... and HR supporting Organizational Agility.
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Holacracy? Sociocracy? What's the difference? Didn't Zappos have a hard time adopting this? In this episode we sit down with the man who wrote the book, Brian Robertson, to have an honest conversation about what holacracy is, how it works, and we dissect some of the more public struggles with adoption. Enjoy!
How fast does your team make a decision? Does the speed at which you make decisions impact your probability of success? Based upon Jim Johnson of the Standish Group's research, it would appear so! Join us as we sit down with him to talk about decision latency theory as well as how to build a "winning hand" that helps guarantee success. Enjoy!
"It's not WHERE you deploy, but HOW..." This week we sit down with two of the authors of the book Cloud Native Transformation, Pini Reznick and Jamie Dobson. We talk about philosophy, educational systems, biases, and, oh yeah...cloud native transformation patterns. Enjoy!
Jay Hrcsko - Agile Agent of Chaos. Podcast host. Change enthusiast who leads from the front and aims to help everyone realize their fullest potential. Agilist, comedian, metalhead.
But what does he do? Really? And when's the last time he shipped anything to prod?
Chris Murman grabs the mic and interviews Jay. for this special Valentine's Day episode.
PS: None of us know how to spell Horsecow correctly. Except maybe Jay.
"There's no way enterprises can compete with startups."...or can they? Join us as we sit down with Jonathan Rasmusson, author of Competing with Unicorns, where he posits that not only can they compete they can also win by using startup behaviors and practices. Also...is this the first book in the "post-agile" world? Enjoy!
We've talked at length about shifting from projects to products...is the next shift from products to people? Join us as we sit down with Pete Oliver-Krueger and Michael Dougherty to discuss their book in progress "Shift: From Product to People". Enjoy!
We always talk about agile in the software development space...but what about Finance? What about HR? How does one go about "transforming" departments that typically are not exposed to agile as a practice? Join us as we sit down to discuss this topic with the guy who literally wrote the book on this topic, agile practitioner/author/coach Gil Broza. Enjoy!
THEY'RE HEEERE...It's 2021 and we're back! In our first episode this year we assembled a cast of characters to have an unscripted conversation around: What is the future of agile coaching? HOT TAKES INCOMING! Enjoy!
Thank you to all our guests, thank you to all our listeners, and thank you to everyone who's helped make the Agile Uprising the group it has become. Have a happy holiday and a great new year, and we'll see you in 2021!
"Design for redesign." Join us this week as we sit down with Jardena London to discuss her white paper "Structural Agility: Using structure to enable the flow of value." We touch on why structure change is paramount to successful change, how important continuous design is, and we discuss the types of tensions present in an organization and how they can be leveraged to "unlock" agility. We even touch briefly on her new book Cultivating Transformations. Enjoy!
This week's episode is another in the "Should I Take This?" series: Colleen Johnson, Andrew Leff, and guest Tim Guay from Agile Velocity talk about the Path to Agility Facilitator's course with host Jay Hrcsko. Who should take this? What will they get out of it? Do tactile teaching tools help? Listen in and find out...enjoy!
"Leading with outcomes"...sounds like common sense, doesn't it? Then why don't most companies/organizations? Is it maybe because they can't even figure out how to start? Join Mike Caddell and Jay Hrcsko as they discuss the two-day workshop they attended on this topic, taught by Agendashift's Mike Burrows. Enjoy!
In this episode, host Andy Cleff chats with Molood Ceccarelli, author, and host of the Remote Forever Summit - now in its 4th year of bringing remote work to the agile world.
On 11-17 November 2020, world-class experts in agile, leadership, and remote work share their stories of strategies and techniques for remote working in agile. They are all here to empower you to sharpen your agile coaching skills, become a better leader, and get equipped to improve your remote team and distributed organizations.
In the newest entry of our "Should I Take This?" series Chris Wistrom, Ben AuYeung, Mike Caddell and Jay Hrcsko discuss the Business Agility course offered by Peter Merel and the XSCALE Alliance. They share what they got out of the course, what resonated with them, and why Peter Merel thinks humans will NOT turn out to be intergalactic cockroaches. Enjoy!
Digital. Lean. Agile. These words come loaded with so much baggage, how do you as a leader even begin to comprehend, let alone deliver a "transformation"? In this week's episode we sit down with Mike Burrows, author of the book Right to Left: The digital leader's guide to Lean and Agile (and a few others :)) to discuss his views on agility, how to get leadership in on the journey, and they touch on Agendashift, Mike's work in the Kanban space, and various other topics. Enjoy!
We often talk about the top-down aspects of a transformation...so does leadership experience with agile define whether you'll be successful or not? Most leaders rose through the ranks via Tayloristic behavior...does that bode poorly for your transformation? Join host Jonathan Schneider as he convenes a panel comprised of Mike Caddell, Andrew Leff, and Jay Hrckso to discuss. Enjoy!
In this episode, Chris Murman and Andy Cleff chat with Heidi Helfand about Dynamic Reteaming and the value of embracing change. How the ever-evolving landscape of 2020 impacts leadership, our concepts of “Team,” our need to build resilience and to take retrospectives to all levels - individual, team, system, and organization.
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In this week's episode Frans Alkemade, Brad Stokes, and Jay Hrcsko sit down with Dr. Lambda himself, Christian Clausen to discuss his book Five Lines of Code. Just because you're not a software engineer doesn't mean you can't understand the importance of refactoring. Enjoy!
"My boss has his orders, and I'm just following mine..." Have you heard this line? How do you coach around it? Join Amy Neil, Chris Wistrom, Mike Caddell, Todd Thrash, Chris Murman, Andrew Leff, and Jay Hrcsko as they unpack this most-painful of responses to the question of "Why are we doing this?"
Staying sane during Covid? Kinda over-rated.
It's been over 5 months of lockdown for all of us and dealing with situations we never ever considered we'd have to live thru.
In this episode, we chat about maintaining at least a facade of doing ok - as extroverts and introverts.
Self-care strategies to get through each and every day, like Jay's roller skates.
Might be NSFW due to adult language.
Why are people the way they are? How much of our behavior is nature? Or is it nurture? And why do we act certain ways in groups? Join Coalition members Frans Alkemade and Joel Stone as they discuss how the concepts portrayed in the book bump up against their experiences in agile transformations, software development, and leading change overall. Enjoy!
Listen in as @AgileAtelier Rahul Bhattacharya chats with Colleen Johnson @scrumhive and Andy Cleff @justsitthere on the topic of Product Discovery - a flexible period during which you and your team focus on building the right thing as opposed to building the thing right (Product Delivery)
Rahul Bhattacharya is an independent Lean/Agility coach, speaker, and trainer who is currently living in Berlin, Germany.
"Teal"? What does that even mean? Join Jonathan Schneider, Andy Cleff, and Jay Hrcsko as they discuss the book that every agilist references and yet nobody seems to have read, Frederic Laloux's Reinventing Organizations. Is it worth the read? Listen and find out!