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The is the Agile Uprising Podcast. Agile Uprising is a purpose-built network that focuses on the advancement of the agile mindset and global professional networking between leading agilists. We will remain agnostic of certifying bodies and focus purely on the advancement of the agile craft. Our network will evolve over time, and at the core our online community will remain free to join - forever. We will leverage both traditional and emerging communication and collaboration channels to explore various topics of interest with a direct focus on removing external influences from sponsors, partners and other organizations.

The is the Agile Uprising Podcast. Agile Uprising is a purpose-built network that focuses on the advancement of the agile mindset and global professional networking between leading agilists. We will remain agnostic of certifying bodies and focus purely on the advancement of the agile craft. Our network will evolve over time, and at the core our online community will remain free to join - forever. We will leverage both traditional and emerging communication and collaboration channels to explore various topics of interest with a direct focus on removing external influences from sponsors, partners and other organizations.
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The is the Agile Uprising Podcast. Agile Uprising is a purpose-built network that focuses on the advancement of the agile mindset and global professional networking between leading agilists. We will remain agnostic of certifying bodies and focus purely on the advancement of the agile craft. Our network will evolve over time, and at the core our online community will remain free to join - forever. We will leverage both traditional and emerging communication and collaboration channels to explore various topics of interest with a direct focus on removing external influences from sponsors, partners and other organizations.

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Episodes

So... What is a team?!

10/14/2018
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Join Brad Stokes, Troy Lightfoot and Chris Stamoulis, coach of a state-winning football team and internal coach, as they discuss what it means to be a team and servant leadership. They explore areas such as vision, goals, cross-functionality and trust. Chris breaks down some great ideas on what it is to be a servant leader and how that works both on and off the field. Resources mentioned in the show include: Constellations by Lyssa Adkins Cross Functionality Plan by Andy Cleff Support...

Duration:00:54:38

The Dark Side of Coaching

10/7/2018
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Well this one took a turn...what started out as a discussion around coaching snobbery went down a rabbit hole where the group started discussing the dark side of coaching. Join Andrew Leff, Troy Lightfoot, Chris Murman, and Jay Hrcsko as they discuss what the real differences between portfolio, program, and team coaches are (hint-nothing!), the golden rule when applied to working with other coaches, and how egos can not only get in the way of coaches working with each other, but also have...

Duration:00:36:49

Diamond Agile

9/30/2018
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Join host Paul Elia and guest Kyle Aretae as they discuss the many facets of Diamond Agile. Guest Contact Links https://www.linkedin.com/in/kyle-aretae/karetae@techedgetraining.com Sites Mentioned in this Episode YouTube video of this episode with slideshttps://youtu.be/Sn2AeyNWSvEStandish Group's CHAOS Report, 2015https://www.infoq.com/articles/standish-chaos-2015Cynefinhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cynefin_frameworkInc. Magazine article for...

Duration:01:02:27

Agile 2018 - Safe to Fail Organizations

9/23/2018
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In the last of our episodes recorded at Agile 2018, our host James Gifford is joined by guests Claire Moss, Erika Lenz, Andy Cleff, and Chris Murman where they discuss "safe to fail" organizations; what have they experienced, what works/what doesn't, and how can organizations change to adopt this way of thinking. Enjoy! NOTE-This episode was recorded live in a public setting, so edits were necessary to cut out background noise. Apologies for any jarring cuts.

Duration:00:43:14

Employee vs. Contractor - Transformation Challenges (pt. 2)

9/9/2018
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In this week's episode join Chris Murman, Jason Cusak, Andrew Leff, and Jay Hrcsko as they discuss the trials and tribulations of going through an enterprise agile transformation, through the lens of both a contractor brought in to help with the change, and as a full-time employee who is on the receiving end of said change. They discuss the differences of the experience from both sides, the group swaps tips on how to work better with "the other side", and they even discuss the concept of...

Duration:00:36:17

Kanban Maturity Model

9/2/2018
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Join hosts Colleen Johnson and Paul Elia and guests David J. Anderson and Teodora Bozheva as they discuss the Kanban Maturity Model (KMM) and Evolving Fit-for-Purpose Organizations. Show Links http://www.kanbanmaturitymodel.com/https://edu.leankanban.com/http://www.leankanbanindia.com/ Related Podcast Episodes https://podcast.agileuprising.com/david-anderson-kanban-method/ Agile Uprising...

Duration:00:51:05

Agile 2018 - Jurgen Appelo, Agility Scales

8/26/2018
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Recorded during Agile2018 in warm (but not as warm as the Netherlands!) San Diego, our own James Gifford sits down with Jurgen Appelo to see what he's been up to. This conversation covers all of Jurgen's current projects, including Management 3.0, Agility Scales, and even hints at an upcoming book!

Duration:00:42:18

Agile2018 - Team Maturity

8/19/2018
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Recorded during the Agile2018 conference in San Diego, James Gifford sat down with Billie Schuttpelz, Charles Neighbors, and Valera Kushnir to talk about agile team maturity. The discussion then runs the gamut, covering topics like toxic team members, scrum master candidates, how to address team dysfunctions, and they poke around the question of "Should a scrum master be able to write code?" Enjoy! Support the Agile Uprising by making a contribution via patreon.com/agileuprising

Duration:00:43:12

Employee vs. Consultant in Transformation Work: Ryan/Paul/Brad

8/12/2018
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Ryan Lockard, Paul Elia, and Brad Stokes discuss the challenges of working in the world of transformation and how things differ between being an employee versus a consultant. Ryan:RyanLockard.com@_LockardPaul: PaulElia.com / @Paul_V_EliaBrad: LinkedIn.com/in/BradleyMStokes / @BradStokes Support the Agile Uprising by making a contribution via patreon.com/agileuprising

Duration:00:56:03

The Theory of Everything W/William Strydom

8/5/2018
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This week's episode features special guest William Strydom and host Troy Lightfoot on the topic of "Integral Theory." William and Troy discuss how leadership and teams can make better decisions by applying "A Theory of Everything." They discuss past experience with this theory in personal life as well as individual, team and and organizational levels in Agile Transformations. As a bonus they discuss how to use this theory for everyones favorite topic, METRICS! Links mentioned in the...

Duration:00:42:49

Mob Programming: Lessons Learned at Clearlink.com

7/29/2018
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Join host Andy Cleff as he chats with Nate Wixom and Torrey Powell who have been leading mob programming at Clearlink.com since January 2017. Their experience, the good, the bad, and the ugly is the focus of our show. You can reach Nate at nate.wixom@clearlink.com and Torrey at torrey.powell@clearlink.com. Show Links Websites/Books TDD and Mob Programming for Non Programmers (1:40)Nobody gets credit for fixing problems that never happened.Mob Programming Book - A Whole Team ApproachMob...

Duration:00:38:23

Your meetings are dumb, or just the facilitator?

7/22/2018
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Join Troy Lightfoot, Andrew Leff, and Chris Murman as they ruminate on why we have so many meetings...and why they overwhelmingly add little to no value to our lives. They discuss why meetings go off the rails, tips to keep your meeting moving in the right direction, and how to avoid those headshaking disasters most of us encounter in corporate life...Seemingly every day! Interestingly enough, the facilitator plays such a crucial role in these meetings. We discussed how we can see the...

Duration:01:00:00

Zombie Agile with Prof. Dave Snowden

7/15/2018
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Join host Andy Cleff as he chats with Professor Dave Snowden. Topics include the development of narrative as a research method, the role of complexity in sensemaking, physics, philosophy, the coffee/alcohol cycle, cognitive biases and if agile/Agile has gone astray. Support the Agile Uprising by making a contribution via patreon.com/agileuprising Show Links Contact Information http://cognitive-edge.com/contact/ Website http://cognitive-edge.com/http://cognitive-edge.com/sensemaker/...

Duration:01:01:01

Value Stream Mapping with Karen Martin

7/8/2018
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In this week's episode host Jay Hrcsko sits down with Karen Martin to discuss her book Value Stream Mapping. They cover topics like executive engagement, how concentrating on a small part of a process will yield large results and the importance of having a great facilitator! Links https://www.ksmartin.comValue Stream Mapping

Duration:00:32:37

The Power of a Great Scrum Master

7/1/2018
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In this weeks episode Jay Hrsko and Troy Lightfoot discuss case studies on what makes a great scrum master. Note: Troy's microphone quality was a bit poor due to hotel internet. Resources mentioned: Coaching Agile TeamsScrum MasteryMoving MotivatorsAgile Coaching InstituteGetting Rid of Powerpoint Course

Duration:00:58:34

SAFe Demystified 2

6/26/2018
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Join our hosts Brad Stokes, Troy Lightfoot, Andrew Leff, and Jay Hrcsko as they continue the conversation around the scaled agile framework; they come at the topic as if you the listener are new to the concept and they cover multiple topics, as well as discuss the pros/cons to SAFe and scaling frameworks overall. Come and join the discussion on the coalition and share of your experiences with SAFe. Support the Agile Uprising by making a contribution via patreon.com/agileuprising

Duration:00:31:35

Advanced Product Ownership with Kevin Callahan

6/17/2018
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Join host Troy Lightfoot and special guest Kevin Callahan as they discussed Product Ownership beyond just process and into real life decision making. Kevin and Troy discuss making decisions depending on Business context, Prioritization techniques, LeanUX and LeanStartup applied to enterprise, Lean Flow, and Quality. Kevins website: www.interactionagility.com Black Swan Farming: www.blackswanfarming.com Books Mentioned: Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition: How to Create Uncontested...

Duration:00:57:58

Agile and PeopleOps with Arlen Bankston

6/10/2018
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Arlen Bankston and Brad Stokes chat about how HR can support a journey into an Agile environment, supporting the team, metrics and using HR as a stepping stone to transform an entire organisation. It is Agile and PeopleOps with Arlen Bankson. Arlen is one of LitheSpeed’s two founders and owners and has been actively involved in the application and evolution of Agile software development processes such as Scrum, Kanban and Extreme Programming for over a decade and a half. He is also a Lean...

Duration:00:49:58

Transformative Cultural Change with William Strydom

6/3/2018
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This week's episode features special guest William Strydom and host Troy Lightfoot on the topic of "Transformative Cultural Change." William and Troy discuss why "transformations" in general are so difficult and how Agile transformations are not unique to cultural change. They apply the lessons learned in Apartheid South Africa to change at the individual, team and and organizational levels in Agile Transformations. They also dive into why coaches who are expected to "install or roll out"...

Duration:01:03:37

Flow Based Road Maps with Melissa Perri and Matt Barcomb

5/27/2018
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Stop lying about when the teams will deliver. Instead make your roadmaps a communication device, not a commitment, or a list of promises to be broken. Listen in as Melissa Perri, Matt Barcomb and Agile Uprising hosts Colleen Johnson and Chris Murman discuss flow based, living road maps. And once again, we discuss if size...

Duration:00:59:25