Mon, 21 Jun 2021 00:16:27 GMT The Reluctant Agilist https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/264092/The-Reluctant-Agilist Disciplined Agile Certifications at PMI with Scott Ambler https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/69489/Disciplined-Agile-Certifications-at-PMI-with-Scott-Ambler Thu, 17 Jun 2021 04:15:47 GMT This week my guest is Scott Ambler. Scott is the Vice President and Chief Scientist of Disciplined Agile at the Project Management Institute. He’s is also the co-founder of Disciplined Agile (DA), the creator of the Agile Modeling method and Agile Data methods, and he is the author of a number... Flipping Options to Change Behavior w Braden Cundiff https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/69404/Flipping-Options-to-Change-Behavior-w-Braden-Cundiff Fri, 04 Jun 2021 16:50:36 GMT Changing behavior is never easy. Whether you are talking about changing a habit at an individual level, or organizationally, there is going to be a struggle and it is easy to get lost in the language of loss…      I won’t eat dessert tonight.     &... Creating Change When You Don't Have Agency with Sinikka Waugh https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/69305/Creating-Change-When-You-Dont-Have-Agency-with-Sinikka-Waugh Mon, 24 May 2021 23:33:39 GMT How do I create change in my organization when I don’t have the authority to make it happen? Whether you are trying to kick off an Agile Transformation or introduce some other type of change that will impact your organization beyond your team and/or pay grade, creating change when you ... Understanding the Product Goal with Don McGreal https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/69190/Understanding-the-Product-Goal-with-Don-McGreal Sun, 16 May 2021 20:41:58 GMT In November of 2020, Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland released an update to the Scrum Guide. One of the changes they introduced was the Product Goal. This is a change which, to me, seemed like a brilliant way to keep the Product Backlog focused on achieving a measurable outcome, but at the same time... The Value Management Office with Sanjiv Augustine https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/69143/The-Value-Management-Office-with-Sanjiv-Augustine Sun, 09 May 2021 15:37:54 GMT Sanjiv Augustine took a break from putting the finishing touches on his new book From PMO to VMO: Managing for Value Delivery to join me for an interview about Value Management Offices.  “A Value Management Office is a cross-functional, cross-hierarchy and cross-silo team of teams.&rdq... The Product Goal w/ Dave West https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/69112/The-Product-Goal-w--Dave-West Tue, 04 May 2021 02:35:57 GMT TLDR - My podcast interview with Scrum.org CEO Dave West on the Product Goal - what is it, how do I work with it. In November 2020 Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber introduced a new version of the Scrum Guide. There are a number of changes they introduced to Scrum in the update, including the topi... Catching up with Melissa Boggs https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/69027/Catching-up-with-Melissa-Boggs Mon, 26 Apr 2021 14:32:39 GMT From 2019 to 2021 Melissa Boggs served as Co-CEO and Chief ScrumMaster for the Scrum Alliance. Earlier this year she stepped down from her Chief SM role and took on the position of Vice President of Business Agility at Sauce Labs. AFAIK, Melissa was the Chief ScrumMaster ever so I wanted to check in... Coaching Stances with Dan Eberle https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/68980/Coaching-Stances-with-Dan-Eberle Fri, 23 Apr 2021 05:07:09 GMT This episode features an interview with Dan Eberle. Dan is an Agile Coach, working at the New York Times and leading a few Agile-centric communities of practice. I recently attended a presentation Dan gave on Agile Coaching as part of Access Agile's Agile 20Reflect Festival (https://agile20refle... Agile Coaching Ethics with Shane Hastie https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/68892/Agile-Coaching-Ethics-with-Shane-Hastie Tue, 13 Apr 2021 02:48:21 GMT If you’ve been working as a coach or a consultant for any length of time you have run into situations where you have to make a decision about what the “right” thing to do actually is. Sometimes, it is pretty obvious, sometimes, not so much. Some professional organizations have esta... The Metrics Cookbook with Derek Huether https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/68875/The-Metrics-Cookbook-with-Derek-Huether Fri, 09 Apr 2021 21:45:58 GMT Derek Huether is back to talk about his new book “Metrics Cookbook”. Organizations love collecting metrics and creating reports. Some of those metrics are critical to understanding what is happening in the organization, but a lot of them are not critical and waste a lot of time and effor...