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A weekly podcast on agile, lean, leadership, and technical topics aimed at beginning to intermediate practitioners.

A weekly podcast on agile, lean, leadership, and technical topics aimed at beginning to intermediate practitioners.

Location:

United States

Description:

A weekly podcast on agile, lean, leadership, and technical topics aimed at beginning to intermediate practitioners.

Language:

English

Contact:

720-515-4607


Episodes

Kaizen

7/29/2020
Chuck talked about kaizen, the lean concept of continuous improvement. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:09:03

So What?

7/22/2020
Chuck talks about why emotional impact is an important part of messaging Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:08:21

Asymmetry of Returns

7/15/2020
In this episode, Chuck talks about the financial concept of asymmetry of returns in terms of agile experiments. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:09:57

Metaphor

7/8/2020
Chuck talks about metaphor and how its use can propel effective retrospectives. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:06:38

Corporate Values

7/1/2020
In keeping with the theme of the last episode, Chuck talks about corporate values, again using the 5 taekwondo values of courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, and indomitable spirit. He talks about how these 5 values could be of use to an agilist. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:11:31

Personal Values

6/24/2020
On this episode, Chuck talks about doing the podcast during the COVID crisis and perseverance. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:10:17

Mind Maps

6/17/2020
On this episode, Chuck talks about the idea generation technique of mind mapping. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:08:53

Diversity

6/10/2020
Chuck talks about diversity, and why it's important in society and on agile teams. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:06:40

Season 10 Retrospective

6/3/2020
On this episode, Chuck looks back on ten seasons of the revived Agile Chuck Wagon. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:10:42

Saliency

5/27/2020
Saliency is a measure or quality of things standing out from their neighbors. Chuck talks about this information science term in the context of agile. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:07:14

Lessons Being a Nonprofit Board Member

5/20/2020
In this episode, Chuck talks about lessons he learned during his time on the board of Agile Denver. The board of directors is a team, needs common answers to fundamental questions, and needs a good working agreement with the rest of the organization. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:11:16

Fishbone Diagrams

5/13/2020
Fishbone or Ishikawa diagrams are a handy tool for performance root causes analysis. Chuck talks about them in the context of the Scaled Agile framework, but the tool comes from lean and can be applied anyway. It's particularly strong when paired with the 5 Whys technique. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:07:43

Sparse Checkout

5/6/2020
Chuck talks about how to handle a situation where you only want to download part of a Git version control repository. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:07:55

Version Control for Non-programmers

4/29/2020
In this episode of the Agile Chuck Wagon, Chuck talks about why a person who isn't a programmer might want to use a version control system. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:10:32

Core Competencies

4/22/2020
In Growing Great Employees, Erika Andersen talks about six core competencies to evaluate people against. Chuck talks about them in this episode: teamwork, judgement, initiative, results orientation, caring, and pragmatic. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:13:35

4x4 Performance Management

4/15/2020
In this episode, Chuck talks about the 4x4 performance management framework. He compares its 4 questions to the scrum daily standup. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:07:44

Asciidoc

4/8/2020
Chuck gushes about the markup format Asciidoc, as well as markup in general. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:08:49

Coronavirus

4/1/2020
Chuck talks about the coronavirus and its disruption to routine Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:09:32

The Accountability Dial

3/25/2020
In this episode, Chuck illustrates the use of Jonathan Raymond's Accountability Dial technique, with Manager Tools feedback examples as well. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:17:07

The Advice Monster

3/18/2020
Chuck talks about a concept from the new book The Advice Trap by Michael Bungay Stanier, the Advice Monster. This tendency to inject ourselves into coaching comes with three personas: Tell-It, Save-It, and Control-It. Chuck uses personal examples for each. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/agilechuckwagon)

Duration:00:09:43