Craig, Renee and Tony catch up again and discuss the wonderfully diverse world of Agile :
The Agile Revolution – 70 (65 minutes)
agile, Agile Manifesto, Craig Smith, Dave Thomas, Gil Broza, human agile, kanban, Lean, Problem Management, Release, Renee Troughton, Ron Jeffries, SAFe, scrum, Tony Ponton, Values, XP.
YOW 2013 in Sydney, Craig, Renee catch up with Michael Nygard and discuss the world of DevOps including:
Michael’s book “
Release it!: Design and Deploy Production Ready Software“ What DevOps really is
The values of DevOps and its relationship to the Agile Manifesto
Could DevOps have occurred without Agile?
How much of Release it is still holding well?
Anti-patterns in DevOps (eg. a separate DevOps group)
Cognitect and Closure Development is production
Where does ITIL fit in with DevOps?
Why Problem Management may no longer be relevant
How good are we really in DevOps?
You can contact Michael on twitter at
@mtnygard or at the Think Relevance Blog.
The Agile Revolution-69 (28 minutes)
agile, Agile Manifesto, anti-patterns, closure, cognitect, Craig Smith, DevOps, ITIL, Michael Nygard, Problem Management, Release, Renee Troughton, Values.
Can you believe it ! Yes it’s a real Forest Gump moment, the revolutionists are finally back together again just like peas and carrots . They are back to their best discussing :
The Agile Revolution-68 (53 minutes)
37 Signals, Agile Coach, Basecamp, Cher, coach, Craig Smith, CSIRO, Enterprise Coach, kanban, Management, Renee Troughton, scrum, Tony Ponton.
Craig and Tony take the opportunity in Renee’s absence to talk about the year that was , conferences and workshops attended and generally cover all things Agile:
Twitter Quotes: @RonJeffries, @WendyAppell, @drunkcod
The Agile Revolution-67 (60 minutes)
At YOW 2013 in Sydney, Craig, Renee and Jeremie Benazra catch up with Lyssa Adkins , author of “ Coaching Agile Teams ” and Michael Spayd , both Agile Coaches at the Agile Coaching Institute and chew the fat on :
What is Agile?
Coaching Agile Teams” book The difficulties in being an Agile Coach
The XP Coach
Coaching as a more mature version of leadership
Where professional coaching fits into Agile Coaching Why Agile Coaches are sought after whereas general organisational coaching is less prevalent
The training of managers and its impact on mindsets
Coaching the Agile Enterprise” book Team coaches vs enterprise coaches – what is the difference
Scrum Mastering an enterprise transformation
ICAgile How to teach a pig to sing
The coaching oath of non-allegiance
Certified Scrum Coach versus ICAgile Coach
The myriad of skill sets needed as an Agile Coach
Agile Coach as term and riding waves
Agile Coaching resources
The Agile Revolution-66 (47 minutes)
Agile Coach, coach, Craig Smith, Enterprise Coach, Jeremie Benazra, Lyssa Adkins, Management, Michael Spayd, Personal Coach, Renee Troughton, YOW! 2013.
At Agile 2013 in Nashville, TN, Craig catches up with his old friend Greg Smith (no relation), co-author of “ Becoming Agile… In An Imperfect World” and Agile Coach at GS Solutions Group. Greg regularly assists Fortune 500 with their adoption of Agile and the quote of the podcast has to be “discipline or good software practices are proportionally inverse to how much money you make!”. Some of the topics of conversation were:
TheAgileRevolution-65 (23 minutes)
On a road trip to Agile 2013 from Dallas to Nashville, Craig chats to Nick Muldoon while cruising in a Chevy Equinox eastbound on Interstate 40 between Memphis and Nashville. Nick is an Agile Coach at Twitter and formerly the Product manager for GreenHopper at Atlassian and whilst doing 65 miles an hour they chat about:
TheAgileRevolution-64 (64 minutes)
agile, Agile 2013, Agile Marketing, Atlassian, Craig Smith, Greenhopper, Memphis, Nashville, Nick Muldoon, Open source, SAFe, Scaling, SprintZero, Twitter, Visual Management.