Episode 35: Scrum Shortcuts Without Cutting Corners

Ilan GoldsteinRenee, Craig and Ilan Goldstein talk at Agile Australia 2012 about Scrum Masters, conferences, writing a book and the state of Agile amongst other things.

Ilan is the Director at AxisAgile, and he is the author of the Scrum Shortcuts Without Cutting Corners blog. He is currently writing a new book with the working title “Scrum Shortcuts Without Cutting Corners” for Addison Wesley as part of the Mike Cohn Signature Series.

TheAgileRevolution-35 (33 minutes)


Episode 34: Agile Australia 2012 Wrapup

Agile Australia 2012Craig and Renee returned from the Agile Australia 2012 conference in Melbourne and share their highlights including:

Episode 33: Cynefin

Kim BallestrinRenee and Kim Ballestrin (organiser of Cynefin Melbourne) talk at Agile Australia about Dave Snowden’s* Cynefin.

For more details on Cynefin take a look at Dave’s XP 2012 Keynote.

Also if you are in Melbourne you can join the Melbourne Cynefin Meetup group here.

*Sorry Dave for the name error, if it is any concillation I know a Dean Snowden at work and got mixed up 🙂

TheAgileRevolution-33 (20 minutes)

Episode 32: Agile Australia 2012 Kickoff

Agile Australia 2012Craig and Renee are at the Agile Australia 2012 conference speaker breakfast where they discuss the workshop day, the upcoming conference and their respective talks and a Lean Startup story about monkeys and bananas.

TheAgileRevolution-32 (9 minutes)

Episode 30: Eleven Dictums

Count Craig, Tony and Renee get cynical about Agile, assist the search for 100 voices, talk about some recent posts by Steve Denning on management and Agile and lose count of the dictums.


“I guess the reason that I don’t think the original signatories of the Agile Manifesto don’t own Agile is that I was doing Agile in the 90’s” – Alan Shalloway

“It’s difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it” – Upton Sinclair

TheAgileRevolution-30 (50 minutes)