Tag: Agile

  • Episode 137: It’s Very Hard To Push This New Initiative

    In our second trip down memory lane, we’re combining two episodes into a parking lot-sized one from Season 2 (Episodes 42, and 43). The conversation with Mark, Patrick, and Ryan starts on the challenges of sharing resources across teams. In the second half, we planned to discuss managing resources, but took a pivot.

  • Episode 136: Need Leaders Who Are Listeners

    In our first rerun, we revisit Psychological Safety from season three with Jesse Mar Chun and Teresa Kremer. They discuss the Westrum Culture survey, the benefits of a generative culture, and how an Agile and DevOps environment benefits from a safe environment starting at the top of the organization.

  • Episode 134: Purpose Is Such A Strong Motivator

    Brent, Dennis, and Philipp have a conversation about Domain Driven Design (DDD). As part of the discussion, they also cover the relationships with microservices, design thinking, the various classifications in DDD and the Business Model Canvas.

  • Episode 133: Commit To One And See If It Works

    In this iteration, Brent, Gus, and Justin take a request from a listener and start the conversation about maintenance-focused teams and whether or not they should be a Scrum team or a Kanban team. The conversation also goes down a path about selection biases for coaches and scrum masters.

  • Episode 132: Recognize What They Can Do Better Next Time

    In the last iteration of the Cloud Mindset series, Brent and Markus have a parking lot-sized conversation about failure and how it relates to Empowerment and Delegation. They discuss the three types of failure from Amy Edmondson, how failure works in an agile environment, and how teams can improve from experimentation.

  • Episode 131: Two Sides Of The Same Thing

    In the next iteration of the Cloud Mindset series, Brent and Markus discuss the principle of Empowerment and Delegation. They cover Decision Poker, Delegation Poker, the agile value of courage, and how multipliers are used in an agile setting.

  • Episode 130: Far Superior To The Fibonacci Sequence

    In this parking lot (but regular length) iteration as part of the Cloud Mindset series, Brent, Michael, and Ryan discuss story points in a data-driven process. The conversation includes gamification of estimation, how teams need to buy into whatever process is used, metaphors for teams, venting egos, as well as physics.

  • Episode 129: So Now You Got Happy Workers, Happy Boss

    In this next iteration in the Cloud Mindset series, Brent, Michael, and Ryan discuss the principle of Data-Driven Decision Making. There is also some conversation about how teams rebalance resources, why and how teams would do a story point recalibration, along with rules for games on the playground, and drawing toast.

  • Episode 128: Look For Your Crazy Teammate And Join Them

    Join Brent, Dale, and Jesse in this first for this podcast “live” session. Recorded from Cloud Culture Day and reposted with permission from the Product Engineering team hosting the session, they discuss a wide range of topics while answering questions from the audience: DevOps as a verb, where psychological safety is important, and how sometimes…

  • Episode 127: Complexities That Need To Be Unearthed

    In this parking lot edition, Brent, Dirk, and Jesse continue the conversation on the Cloud Mindset principle of End to End Ownership and Collaboration. They discuss the parts of a value stream map, how software development contrasts with other ways of manufacturing, why people skills are important in software develop, what the title of the…