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LeadingAgile's resident Scrum trainer Dave Prior, hosts a weekly podcast that covers all sorts of topics about Agile, Scrum, Organizational Transformation and Leadership. No matter if your new to Agile development or an Agile veteran, Dave and his Guests are sure to make you think about Agile in a whole new way.

LeadingAgile's resident Scrum trainer Dave Prior, hosts a weekly podcast that covers all sorts of topics about Agile, Scrum, Organizational Transformation and Leadership. No matter if your new to Agile development or an Agile veteran, Dave and his Guests are sure to make you think about Agile in a whole new way.
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LeadingAgile's resident Scrum trainer Dave Prior, hosts a weekly podcast that covers all sorts of topics about Agile, Scrum, Organizational Transformation and Leadership. No matter if your new to Agile development or an Agile veteran, Dave and his Guests are sure to make you think about Agile in a whole new way.

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Designing a Feedback-Driven, Strategic Execution Model w/ Dennis Stevens

12/6/2018
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A few weeks ago, Dennis Stevens and I recorded a podcast called Building an Organizational System That Can Embrace Change. The podcast introduced three critical concepts which we are exploring at a deeper level in additional interviews. In this episode of SoundNotes, Dennis Stevens, LeadingAgile’s co-founder and Chief Methodologist, and Dave Prior, dig into one of those key concepts: How to design an execution model that can provide feedback which can then be incorporated back into the...

Duration:00:43:32

Using Process Mapping to Understand How Agile Can Help w/ AJ Sanford and Andrew Fuqua

11/29/2018
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While many organizations would like to adopt an Agile approach, there are certain types that—due to the nature of their work and their relationship with the client—are not an easy fit with a process like Scrum. In this episode of SoundNotes, LeadingAgile Senior Consultants AJ Sanford and Andrew Fuqua explore how Process Maps and Value Stream Maps can help you gain greater clarity on where there are practices that need tuning and how Agile might be able to help. During the conversation, AJ,...

Duration:00:39:22

On-Boarding at LeadingAgile w/ Betsy Layman and Matt Smith

11/15/2018
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LeadingAgile has grown significantly over the past few years. Along the way, we’ve found that one of the most critical elements of growing successfully is how we introduce new folks to the company and how we approach helping organizations Transform. In this episode of SoundNotes, Dave is joined by Betsy Layman and Matt Smith—two of the latest additions to the LeadingAgile family. Both Betsy and Matt started their on-boarding process a few weeks ago as Expedition Lead and Transformation...

Duration:00:30:49

Building an Organizational System That Can Embrace Change w/ Dennis Stevens

11/8/2018
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This episode of SoundNotes features LeadingAgile’s Chief Methodologist and Co-Founder, Dennis Stevens, and focuses on how to build an organization that can embrace change. The interview provides an overview of some of the key capabilities an Agile organization needs to accelerate learning, increase optionality, and improve their decision making including: The interview digs into some of the steps an organization will need to take to develop these abilities and the challenges that come along...

Duration:00:29:41

Creating a Definition of Done: A SoundNotes Tutorial

11/1/2018
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One of the most important things you can do for your team is to make sure you have a clearly defined, and well-documented, Definition of Done. If you’ve ever seen footage of the flight control center when NASA launches a rocket you’ve seen a great example of a Definition of Done. Imagine what it would be like if NASA didn’t have all those stations that had to report in with “Go for launch” or “No Go for launch”. Imagine how that would work if we assumed we all had the same understanding of...

Duration:00:09:19

SoundNotes Live: Q&A Session w/ Mike Cottmeyer vol. 3

10/25/2018
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Earlier this month, Dave sat down for another Q&A with our CEO, Mike Cottmeyer. Prior to recording, we asked the audience to submit their questions via a sign up sheet, and Dave collected some questions from the students in his certified Scrum training classes. However, when people get to asking questions about Agile, Mike has found that the questions are often the wrong question. In order to get the right answer from a wrong question, you have to go back what Mike calls "first principles."...

Duration:00:56:15

SoundNotes Live: Q&A Session w/ Mike Cottmeyer vol.2

10/18/2018
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Once again, Mike and Dave sat down to discuss some of Mike's latest thoughts on Agile Transformation and answer questions that we received from the audience. Some of the topics discussed were: Agile PMO, velocity, and governance just to name a few. These live Q&A sessions will be recurring, so make sure you're on the lookout for the next installment. For more of Mike's latest thoughts on Agile Transformation, you can check out his latest white paper,...

Duration:01:00:02

How Tooling and Reporting Enable Transformation

10/11/2018
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In this week’s episode of LeadingAgile’s SoundNotes, we’ve got an interview/case study of sorts. Marty Bradley, Greg King, and Jessica Wolfe share the story of how they were able to leverage tooling and reporting in support of the transformation effort at one of LeadingAgile’s clients. In telling the story, they explain what was in place when they began the transformation, the data elements they used to help create awareness and transparency at the beginning of the project, and how the...

Duration:00:41:02

Agile Q&A w/ Mike Cottmeyer | SoundNotes Live

10/4/2018
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Back in September, Mike and Dave got together for our first ever live Q&A. The conversation was streamed on Facebook, so they were able to answer some viewer questions, as well as questions Dave had been collecting, beforehand, in his CSM and CSPO classes. We're planning on making the live Q&A a recurring event, so make sure you're on the lookout for the next one. We want to answer all of your burning, Agile related questions. Contacting Mike If you’d like to contact Mike you can reach him...

Duration:01:01:34

The Agile Industrial Complex and Imposing Agile Practices w/ Mike Cottmeyer

9/20/2018
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his Spring at Agile Australia 2018, Martin Fowler, Chief Scientist at Thoughtworks and Agile Manifesto co-author gave a Keynote titled "The State of Agile Software in 2018". He recently published the text of his talk here. (If you refer video, you can find it on InfoQ.) His Keynote centered around 3 specific concerns with the current state of Agile, the first of which was The Agile Industrial Complex and imposing process on teams. In this episode of SoundNotes, LeadingAgile CEO, Mike...

Duration:00:43:27

Live from Agile 2018 w/Cara Turner

9/7/2018
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Cara presented two sessions at Agile 2018: Shifting Diversity Through to Inclusion What Part Does My Priviledge Play (with Steve Holyer) Codex Story: Challenging the Metrics that limit Diversity in the Software Industry Contact Info: http://projectcodex.co https://twitter.com/Cara_Faye

Duration:00:23:37

Live from Agile 2018 w/ Esther Derby

9/7/2018
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Esther's Sessions at Agile 2018 were: Creating an Environment for Successful Agile Teams Clarity, Conditions, and Constraints: An Alternative to Top Down Control Contact Info: http://www.estherderby.com/ https://twitter.com/estherderby

Duration:00:17:35

Live from Agile 2018 w/ John Miller

9/7/2018
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Contact Info: https://www.agileclassrooms.com/ https://www.agileineducation.org/ https://twitter.com/agileschools

Duration:00:15:29

Live from Agile 2018 w/ Laura Powers

9/7/2018
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Laura's sessions at Agile 2018: Never Would I Ever: Examining Your Agile Non-Negotiables w/ Jenny Tarwater Say “Yes" to “No" - The Power of “No" in Agile Contact Info: https://www.radtac.com/ https://twitter.com/laurapowers

Duration:00:14:26

Live from Agile 2018 w/ Natalie Warnert

9/7/2018
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Natalie led two sessions at Agile 2018: MVR: Minimally Viable Relationships (with Jenny Tarwater) The Customer is Not Always Right... and Neither are You For more on the Women In Agile Initiative: Click Here. Contact Info: http://nataliewarnert.com https://twitter.com/nataliewarnert

Duration:00:07:42

Live from Agile 2018 w/ Olaf Lewtiz

9/7/2018
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We had the chance to sit down with Olaf to discuss the workshop he led at Agile 2018. The workshop was called: Rekindle the Magic of Agile Click below to learn more about "Clean Language": http://bit.ly/cleanagile2018

Duration:00:14:31

Live from Agile 2018 w/Scott Ambler

9/7/2018
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Scott is one of the thought leaders behind Disciplined Agile. He stopped by the booth to talk about not only Disciplined Agile, but also his Agile 2018 session entitled: Agile Architecture: Mindset, Skills, ad Practices. Contact Info: @scottambler

Duration:00:09:45

Live from Agile 2018 w/ Becky Hartman

9/6/2018
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Agile Alliance Board Member Becky Hartman stopped by to talk about her work with the Alliance, the power of volunteering, and what it was like to move from a Purple Shirt to a Board Member. Contact Info: https://twitter.com/BecksPM

Duration:00:10:59

Live from Agile 2018 w/ Bernie Maloney

9/6/2018
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Bernie and Dave sat down to talk about team collaboration and Bernie's talk on swarming as a team: Harness the Hive: Bottom Line Impacts of Team Collaboration. Contact Info: https://about.me/berniemaloney https://twitter.com/berniemaloney

Duration:00:10:01