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Agile Toolkit Podcast. Broadcasting conversations about Agile Software Development, Agile Methodologies, techniques and tools.




Lean + Agile DC 2019 - Padmini Nidumolu - Women in Agile Panel Discussion

Welcome to this special edition of the Agiletoolkit Podcast hosted by Padmini Nidumolu. Padmini is one of the founders of Lean In Agile for Women here in the DC area and also hosts a meetup focused connecting women in the Agile community to share their stories. In this podcast he speaks with several speakers from Lean+Agile DC. Enjoy her conversation with Jessica Hall, Lisa Mabli, Christina Garnett and Rachael...


Lisa Smith - Agile in Operations at Duke Energy - Business Agility 2019

I spoke with Lisa Smith at the Business Agility conference 2019. She and I chat about her use of Agile methods in Duke Energy. She is a former executive from Duke Energy who was leading business agility transformation in 2018. She’s left behind a true legacy of business agility within energy industrial operations. Here are some links to her 2018 talk at the Business Agility...


Pia-Maria Thorén - Agile People/HR - Business Agility 2019

I spoke with Pia-Maria Thorén (@piamia2) at the Business Agility 2019 conference. We talk about her work with Agile HR and people operations. She is the author of Agile People A Radical Approach for HR and Managers.


Agile Business Consortium - Geof Ellingham - Business Agility 2019

I spoke with @geofellingham about the Agile Business Consortium and using an Agile approach to hire an executive for the organization. Enjoy Bob Payne


Business Agility Sparks - Evan Leybourn - Business Agility 2019

I switch seats and let Evan Leybourn interview Sanjiv Augustine and me about the Business Agility Sparks framework we have published from LitheSpeed We are excited to be promoting the cause of Business Agility with Evan and look forward to the Business Agility Conference in NYC. For more on the Business Agility Sparks and the Business Agility Conference Visit the following links. Business Agility Sparks Business Agility Conference - NYC Enjoy Bob Payne


Kevin Fisher - DevOps Enterprise Summit 2018

Kevin Fisher, Nationwide Insurance Associate Vice President, Lean Process Management (Lean, Agile, DevOps) sat down with Bob at the DevOps Enterprise Summit 2018. Connect with Bob on Twitter. Transcript Bob Payne: "The Agile Toolkit." [music] Bob: Hi. I'm your host, Bob Payne. I'm here at the DevOps Enterprise Summit 2018 and I'm here with Kevin Fisher from Nationwide. Kevin, we worked together an awfully long time, back from the early days of Agile, at Nationwide. I remember, actually...


Mik Kersten - DevOps Enterprise Summit 2018

CEO of Tasktop Technologies Mik Kersten discusses his session "Project to Product: How Value Stream Networks Will Transform IT and Business" at the DevOps Enterprise Summit 2018. Connect with Mik and Bob on Twitter. Learn more about AgileToolkit Sponsor LitheSpeed at Transcript: Mik Kersten ‑ DevOps Enterprise Summit 2018 Bob Payne: "The Agile Toolkit." [music] Bob: Hi, I'm your host, Bob Payne, here at the DevOps Enterprise Summit 2018 with Mik Kersten. Mik, you...


Jeffrey Davidson, Jo Avent - Agile2018

Jeffrey Davidson and Jo Avent join Bob to discuss their Agile2018 session Hunting for Diamonds: Hiring the Very Best for Your Agile Team. Connect with Jeffrey and Bob on Twitter.


Shane Hastie - Agile2018

Shane Hastie joins Bob to discuss his Agile2018 sessions: Being Agile in a Remote Team and The Foundations of Business Agility Shane is the Director of Agile Learning Programs at ICAgile, Chair of Agile Alliance New Zealand, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods & Podcast Host on Connect with Shane and Bob on Twitter.


Johanna Rothman - Agile2018

Johanna Rothman joins the podcast at Agile2018 and discusses her sessions: You Have to Say More There: Effective Communication in a Distributed Agile Team and Agile and Lean Roadmapping: Incorporating Change at Every Level of Product Planning. Connect with Johanna and Bob on Twitter.


Sam Guckenheimer - DevOps Enterprise Summit 2018

Bob chats with Microsoft Azure DevOps Product Owner and author of Agile Software Engineering with Visual Studio, Sam Guckenheimer, at the DevOps Enterprise Summit 2018. Connect with Sam and Bob on Twitter. Transcript Sam Guckenheimer ‑ DevOps Enterprise Summit 2018 Bob Payne: "The Agile Toolkit." [music] Bob: Hi, I'm your host Bob Payne. I'm here at the DevOps Enterprise Summit 2018 with Sam Guckenheimer. Welcome, Sam. Sam Guckenheimer: Thank you, Bob. It's great to be here. Bob:...


Esther Derby - Agile2018

Esther Derby chatted with Bob at Agile2018 about her two sessions - Creating an Environment for Successful Agile Teams and Clarity, Conditions, Constraints: An Alternative to Top Down Control. Connect with Esther and Bob on Twitter.


Scott Ambler - Agile2018

Scott Ambler joined Bob on the podcast at Agile2018. Hear about Scott's Agile2018 talks "Database DevOps: Strategies to Address DevOps' "Last Mile" and "Agile Architecture: Mindset, skills, and practices." Connect with Bob on Twitter and @LitheSpeed.


Steve Mayner - Agile2018

How's the Agile world growing up? Dr. Steve Mayner, SAFe Fellow and Principle Consultant at Scaled Agile, Inc. joins Bob on the podcast at Agile2018. Connect with Steve on Twitter. Follow Bob's Twitter and visit for support building an Agile organization.


Jeff Sutherland - Agile2018

Where will Scrum@Scale take the Agile industry? Co-creator of Scrum Jeff Sutherland sits down with @AgileToolkit to explore Scrum@Scale at Agile2018. Connect with Jeff Sutherland on Twitter. Learn more about Scrum@Scale. @AgileToolkit is sponsored by LitheSpeed. Transcript: Bob Payne: The Agile Toolkit. [background music] Bob: I'm your host, Bob Payne. I'm here with Jeff Sutherland, one of the co‑creators of Scrum. Now you're working on Scrum at Scale. We're very excited about...


Evan Leybourn - Agile2018

Business Agility Institute founder Evan Leybourn shares results from the 2018 Business Agility report at Agile2018. Connect with Evan on Twitter: @Eleybourn Download the Business Agility Report (2018). Add your voice to this report: Take the Business Agility Survey for 2019's report here. Follow @AgileToolkit. Visit to help your organization embrace Business Agility. Transcript: Evan Leybourn ‑ Agile2018 Announcer: The Agile Toolkit. [music] Bob Payne: I'm your...


Tammy Gretz & Wendy Jacobs - Agile2018

Tammy Gretz and Wendy Jacobs discuss their talk "From Self Obsession to Self Selection: A Scaled Org's Journey to Value Reorganization" at Agile2018. Transcript Tammy Gretz Wendy Jacobs ‑ Agile2018 Bob Payne: "The Agile toolkit." [music] Bob: Hi. I'm your host, Bob Payne. I'm here with Tammy Gretz of [inaudible 0:25] ... [laughter] Bob: ...and Wendy Jacobs. We've chatted a bit before this, but this is the first time you guys are doing a podcast, I think. Wendy Jacobs: A live...


Michael Carrel - Nationwide Insurance

CIO for Enterprise Applications at Nationwide Insurance Michael Carrel covers rolling out agile enterprise-wide at scale, becoming comfortable with failure, and the ins and outs of building a culture of visual management, accountability, and innovation at this financial services giant. Transcript Bob Payne: [00:00:21] I'm here with Michael Carrel from Nationwide. So Michael we've worked together years ago. What are you what are you doing now at Nationwide? Michael Carrel: [00:00:31]...


Dan James - Lean+Agile DC 2018

Agile at scale can get you to code very quickly, but then sometimes everything comes to a screeching halt. The biggest bottlenecks are often found after teams are done with the code. Dan James of Icon Agility Services joined Bob Payne on the Agile Toolkit Podcast to discuss Dan’s session at Lean+Agile DC 2018: Building a Lean Enterprise with DevOps. Dan and Bob explore “shifting left,” creating a pipeline of smooth handoffs, and decoupling release from deployment. TRANSCRIPT Bob Payne:...


Ben Scott - Lean+Agile DC 2018

After coding live at Lean+Agile DC 2018, Ben Scott of Ippon Technologies joins Bob Payne to talk code craftsmanship and getting proper feedback from the business side. Ben explains a way to quickly build a quality demo from scratch – creating the first demonstrable piece of value. Bob and Scott walk through their opinions on (shudder) best practices, living in ambiguity in agile methods, and bridging the gap between IT and business. Bob Payne: [00:00:03] Hi I'm your host Bob Payne. I'm here...