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Edward Kay - Making Agile work in Digital

Justin Handler - Implementing Agile in Digital At O3 World

Making Agile work in a Digital Agency w/ Darren Petersen

Agile 2017 - Agile Practice Guide w/ Johanna Rothman and Mike Griffiths

Making Agile work at Digital Agencies w/ Jack Skeels

John Le Drew - The Creator of the Agile Path Podcast

There are lots of podcasts about Agile out there and each of them has something valuable to offer to the community. But a few weeks ago, a new kind of Agile podcast launched. John Le Drew is the creator of “The Agile Path”, a long form NPR style podcast… (think Serial for Agile). In this interview, John shares the story of how he ended up working on the podcast, what it was like creating it, some of his current projects as well as details about the process he follows in creating the podcasts and his favorite gear. 

If you are interested in podcasting, block out some time for this one, there is a lot of valuable stuff in here.

SHOW NOTES

00:01 Podcast Intro
00:52 Interview begins
01:19 John’s journey from whizkid geek hooligan to developer to Agile coach/podcaster
10:29 What inspired John to create The Agile Path and the sources that influenced his approach
11:45 Creating the soundscape for listeners
14:15 Finding the right music and getting permission to use it in a very bold way
17:53 The benefits of overcoming the fear of approaching people on your bookshelf
19:57 We should all strive to bring out our inner Woody
20:25 John’s editing process and the work he’s doing on future episodes
22:05 How John is integrating improv in his upcoming workshops and why that is relevant to the topic of safety
25:51 Dave asks John a question about how safety works in improv classes and how “Yes and…” is about accepting what comes to you without judgement and building on it
29:40 Imagine it like a sieve… find the gold
31:09 Paying attention and what that really means
34:28 Scripting it all out, then editing
39:18 Work on the next episode and the schedule John is aiming for
40:29 John’s favorite recording equipment
45:05 Wrapping Up

LINKS FROM THE PODCAST

The Agile Path http://agilepath.fm
Twitter: https://twitter.com/agilepathfm
John’s upcoming speaking events and workshops: http://wisenoodle.me/speaking

Posted on: May 11, 2017 04:42 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Agile 2014 Interview with Johanna Rothman and Jutta Eckstein

Agile 2014 is under way and we'll be posting interviews throughout the week. This one is with Johanna Rothman and Jutta Eckstein who are co-presenting a session called Diving for Hidden Treasures: Finding the Real Value in Your Project Portfolio.

In the interview Jutta and Johanna talk about their session together, their new book "Diving for Hidden Treasures" and the sessions they are leading individually as well.

Check out Johanna's work on Project Portfolio Management and her book Manage Your Project Portfolio. You can also find a full listing of her books here.

And follow these links for Jutta Eckstein's new book Retrospectives for Organizational Change and her books Software Development in the Large and Agile Software Development with Distributed Teams.

Posted on: July 28, 2014 10:39 AM | Permalink | Comments (1)

An Interview with Mike Vizdos...

I had the chance to interview Mke Vizdos for a podcast recently. You can find it here

Even if you aren't familiar with Mike, there is still a good chance you are familiar with his work. Here is a list of some of the things he's been up to recently...

Mike Vizdos is  ____(please select from below)____________ 

 X  A Father of two great kids and Husband of an incredible wife

 X  A Certified Scrum Trainer

 X  An Agile thought leader / author who has been talking about enterprise level Agile adoption since before it even occurred to most of us

 X  All about Implementing Scrum

 X  Entrepreneur

 X  One of three guys in a shop working with Lean Startup 

 X  Co-founder and Community Builder of Gangplank RVA  

 X  Podcaster (will link to)

 X  Author of a children’s book illustrated by his son

 X  Founder of Real Scrum Jobs (will link to)

 X  A really nice guy

 X  Way busier than you…

 X  A walking example of how following your passion around certain areas of focus can help you establish an agile work life that is creative, experimental, invigorating, and of course, full of failure in the best possible way.

 X  Is working on applying what he learns daily using “this” cartoon as a reminder:

 

 

 

 

Posted on: October 03, 2013 02:29 PM | Permalink | Comments (1)
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