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Do you need help with your Agile adoption? Or would you like to share what worked or didn’t as you were doing an adoption in your own company? If so, we invite you to participate in the Agile Coaching Network. The ACN is a monthly webcast event that lets you learn and share with other Agile practitioners. More info at AgileCoachingNetwork.org or nuAgility.org. Also, support our outstanding sponsor Agile Alliance! This nonprofit helps to make the ACN possible. Help support the show by becoming an Agile Alliance member today! More info at agilealliance.org

Do you need help with your Agile adoption? Or would you like to share what worked or didn’t as you were doing an adoption in your own company? If so, we invite you to participate in the Agile Coaching Network. The ACN is a monthly webcast event that lets you learn and share with other Agile practitioners. More info at AgileCoachingNetwork.org or nuAgility.org. Also, support our outstanding sponsor Agile Alliance! This nonprofit helps to make the ACN possible. Help support the show by becoming an Agile Alliance member today! More info at agilealliance.org

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Do you need help with your Agile adoption? Or would you like to share what worked or didn’t as you were doing an adoption in your own company? If so, we invite you to participate in the Agile Coaching Network. The ACN is a monthly webcast event that lets you learn and share with other Agile practitioners. More info at AgileCoachingNetwork.org or nuAgility.org. Also, support our outstanding sponsor Agile Alliance! This nonprofit helps to make the ACN possible. Help support the show by becoming an Agile Alliance member today! More info at agilealliance.org

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Episodes

Ways to Coach and Foster Innovation

6/10/2022
Creating a competitive advantage means more than Agile building efficiencies in delivery--it is also about innovative solutions. So how in Agile do we do that? This episode explores how we can coach and foster innovation within Agile. Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, April Jefferson, and all the callers to the monthly live event as we explore the topics. If you would like to join us for the next live recording, please visit...

Duration:00:52:46

The Agile Manager

5/21/2022
The managers often have trouble adapting to an Agile way of work, but the problem of why this is an issue twenty years after the manifesto may be on us--the Agile coaches. So let's explore ways we can help managers transform from the traditional top-down control mindset to one of servant leadership. Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, April Jefferson, and all the callers to the monthly live event as we explore the topics. If you would like to join...

Duration:00:52:53

Too busy to improve!

4/9/2022
Every Agile coach is faced with a team that says they are too busy to improve. You’re frustrated. You see the improvements you want and know the team is capable of more. But when it comes down to it, they don’t want to put in the work. In this episode, we explore ways to help teams move past the too-busy roadblock with ways to help them move forward. Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, April Jefferson, and all the callers to the monthly live event...

Duration:00:48:33

How and what are we learning this year?

3/13/2022
As we perhaps get past Covid, how and what will we learn this year? Are you planning to attend in-person events? What about online events and e-learning? In this episode, we explore how members of the ACN plan to learn this year and ways to improve how we do events moving forward. Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, April Jefferson, and all the callers to the monthly live event as we explore the topics. If you would like to join us for the next...

Duration:00:49:37

How can we help Agile teams to thrive?

2/21/2022
How can so many teams not be thriving with Agile, when there are so many people certified as scrum masters, product owners, and coaches? In this episode, we explore some of the reasons why teams are not thriving even after certification and look at ways of how we can improve the situation. Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, and all the callers to the monthly live event as we explore the topics. If you would like to join us for the next live...

Duration:00:46:28

Helping Hybrid Workplaces to Prosper

1/7/2022
Welcome to the New Year! In this special episode of the ACN, we talk with members of the Supporting Agile Adoption Initiative about their unique perspective on hybrid work trends with companies. Plus, what the data tells us about the effectiveness of hybrid work, work-life balance, and other advice to help make this way of work successful in your business. Joining the episode are Hendrik Esser of Ericsson, Eric Abelen of ING, Darja Smite of Blekinge Institute of Technology, Jutta Eckstein...

Duration:00:54:06

Where Agile Transformations Go Wrong

12/16/2021
In this episode, we talk about whether companies where Agile transformations go wrong, and we talk about ways to create the right environment for it to succeed. We also explore how to use metrics in measuring an Agile transformation. Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, and all the callers to the monthly live event as we explore the topics. If you would like to join us for the next live recording, please visit AgileCoachingNetwork.org. This podcast...

Duration:00:53:25

How do we advocate for change?

11/4/2021
In this episode, we talk about the best way to advocate for change. What are some of the ways coaches advocate for something, and what should associations we are a part of be doing to help. Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, and all the callers to the monthly live event as we explore the topics. If you would like to join us for the next live recording, please visit AgileCoachingNetwork.org. This podcast is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. If you...

Duration:00:48:17

The future of work and convincing leaders to change

10/4/2021
In this episode, we talk about what does work look like post-Covid and companies shift who really needs to be in an office. Is this the future of work? We also talk about how we can convince leaders to change to Agile but they feel they are agile already. Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, and all the callers to the monthly live event as we explore the topics. If you would like to join us for the next live recording, please visit...

Duration:00:54:59

Building technical excellence and do you need a certification?

9/10/2021
In this episode, we talk about the ninth principle of the Agile Manifesto "Continuous attention to technical excellence and good design enhances agility. So how can we build a culture of technical excellence to enable agility? We also talk about do you need a certification to work on an Agile team? Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, and all the callers to the monthly live event as we explore the topics. If you would like to join us for the next...

Duration:00:52:43

Constant pace indefinitely and should contractors move forward if done early?

8/17/2021
In this episode, we talk about the Agile principle promoting and maintaining a constant pace indefinitely. Is this really possible? Also, we talk about what to do if a contractor gets their sprint work done early--should they move forward? Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, and all the callers to the monthly live event as we explore the topics. If you would like to join us for the next live recording, please visit AgileCoachingNetwork.org. This...

Duration:00:49:24

Has Agile become too homogeneous and how to coach leads and managers

7/16/2021
In this episode, we talk about has Agile become too homogeneous. We also explore ways to coach development leads and managers about their responsibilities in an Agile environment. Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, and all the callers to the monthly live event as we explore the topics. If you would like to join us for the next live recording, please visit AgileCoachingNetwork.org. This podcast is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. If you want more...

Duration:00:43:55

Dealing with project failure and going back to the office

6/11/2021
In this episode, we talk about dealing with failure. We also talk about what are the ways your company may be preparing for people to return to the office. Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, and all the callers to the monthly live event as we explore the topics. If you would like to join us for the next live recording, please visit AgileCoachingNetwork.org. This podcast is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. If you want more information about the...

Duration:00:48:02

Fostering Self-Organizing Teams and Agile for Hardware Development

5/1/2021
In this episode, we talk about how to foster self-organizing teams. We also talk about the best practices for Agile in hardware development. Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, and all the callers to the monthly live event as we explore the topics. If you would like to join us for the next live recording, please visit AgileCoachingNetwork.org. This podcast is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. If you want more information about the Agile Coaching...

Duration:00:50:40

Dealing with disruption and best practices to build trust

4/22/2021
In this episode, we talk about how Agile is used when dealing with disruption. We also talk about the best practices to build trust and physiological safety. Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Linda Cook, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, and all the callers to the monthly live event as we explore the topics. If you would like to join us for the next live recording please visit AgileCoachingNetwork.org. This podcast is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. If you want more...

Duration:00:48:46

Has Agile Left Programmers Behind? Plus, Flat Retrospectives

3/29/2021
In this episode, we talk about why do some programmers feel that Agile has left them behind. We also talk about what do we do when the retrospective falls flat. The team is improving but not fast enough. Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Linda Cook, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, and all the callers to the monthly live event as we explore the topics. If you would like to join us for the next live recording please visit AgileCoachingNetwork.org. This podcast is licensed...

Duration:00:48:08

Agile at 20 and what is the difference between facilitating vs. leading a meeting.

3/7/2021
In this episode of the ACN, we are exploring Agile at age 20. This includes talking about what may be missing in the values and principles, why people still call it a buzzword, and discuss about is it still core to a companies success. Also in this episode, we talk about the difference between facilitating vs. leading a meeting. Join Hendrik Esser, Shawna Cullinan, Jörg Pietruszka, Linda Cook, Diana Larsen, Ray Arell, and all the callers to the monthly live event as we explore the topics....

Duration:00:52:51

Waves of transformation and Agile at 20

1/5/2021
Welcome to the New Year! In this special episode of the ACN, we are talking with members of the Supporting Agile Adoption Initiative about their perspective on Agile as it gains or loses momentum within companies. We also explore how Agile moves forward as it hits its 20th anniversary as a mindset and set of methodologies. Joining the episode are Hendrik Esser of Ericsson, Eric Abelen of ING, Bjarte Bogsnes of Equinor, Jutta Eckstein of IT communication, Jorgen Hesselberg of Comparative...

Duration:00:50:45

Agile communities of practice, performance reviews, and mixed questions from our live event

12/14/2020
It is our 50th episode! Thank you all for listening and participating over the years! In this episode, we talk about Agile communities of practice, are they needed, does management need to be involved, and some good examples of how they are formed. Also, we talk about annual performance dialogues and rewards that work best for an Agile culture. Lastly, we have a mix of questions that came from our live event participants. This podcast is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. If you want more...

Duration:00:52:19

Permanent work-from-home and Agile, and resources for business and leadership agility

11/13/2020
In this episode, we talk about the impact of permanent work-from-home policies on Agile team development and coaching. Plus, we share recommendations on books, blogs, and whitepapers on business and leadership agility. This podcast is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. If you want more information about the Agile Coaching Network. Please go to AgileCoachingNetwork.org Support the show (https://www.agilealliance.org/membership-pricing/)

Duration:00:49:15