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Agile for Human with Ryan Ripley is a weekly podcast dedicated to the individuals and interactions that make agile work. Our goal is to help you create safe and collaborative working environments where people are empowered to do their best work.

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Agile for Human with Ryan Ripley is a weekly podcast dedicated to the individuals and interactions that make agile work. Our goal is to help you create safe and collaborative working environments where people are empowered to do their best work.

    112: Craft Brewed Agile with The Liberators

    112: Craft Brewed Agile with The Liberators

    The Liberators (Barry Overeem and Christiaan Verwijs) joined Ryan Ripley and Todd Miller for an episode of Craft Brewed Agile on YouTube. We discussed building a consulting business, focusing on the things that bring you joy, and how authenticity can make all the difference in your agile pursuits.


    Support the show:



    Purchase our new book - Fixing Your Scrum: Practical Solutions to Common Scrum Problems.
    Join Todd and Ryan in a Professional Scrum Course: https://www.scrum.org/ryan-ripley
    Special Guests: Barry Overeem and Christiaan Verwijs.

    • 54 min
    111: Fixing Your Scrum on Aptera Live

    111: Fixing Your Scrum on Aptera Live

    Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) joined the Aptera Live team to discuss the release of his new book: Fixing Your Scrum – Practical Solutions to Common Scrum Problems.




    In this episode you’ll discover:

    How to Ryan and Todd wrote Fixing Your ScrumThe power of a Sprint GoalTip and advice for avoiding the most common Scrum problems

    Links from the show:

    Get a free sample chapter from the book here – https://ryanripley.com/fixing-your-scrum/ Take a Scrum.org Class with PST Ryan Ripley – https://www.scrum.org/ryan-ripleyRead Ryan’s New Book – https://pragprog.com/book/rrscrum/fixing-your-scrum

    How to Support the Show:

    Thank you for your support. Here are some of the ways to contribute that were discussed during this episode:


    Share the show with friends, family, colleagues, and co-workers. Sharing helps get the word out about Agile for HumansRate us on iTunes and leave an honest reviewJoin the mailing list – Check out the form on the right side of the pageTake the survey – totally anonymous and helps us get a better idea of who is listening and what they are interested inLeadership Gift ProgramMake a donation via Patreon

    Buy Ryan’s New Book:

    Broken Scrum practices limit your organization’s ability to take full advantage of the agility Scrum should bring: The development team isn’t cross-functional or self-organizing, the product owner doesn’t get value for their investment, and stakeholders and customers are left wondering when something—anything—will get delivered. Learn how experienced Scrum masters balance the demands of these three levels of servant leadership, while removing organizational impediments and helping Scrum teams deliver real-world value. Discover how to visualize your work, resolve impediments, and empower your teams to self-organize and deliver using advanced coaching and facilitation techniques that honor and support the Scrum values and agile principles.


    Click here to purchase on The Pragmatic Bookshelf.


    Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.





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    • 1 hr 4 min
    110: How to Become a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) with Kim Brainard

    110: How to Become a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) with Kim Brainard

    Kim Brainard (@agilebrain1) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss her jouney to become a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) with Scrum Alliance.


    Kim Brainard Leading an Agile Workshop

    In this episode you’ll discover:

    How to become a CST with Scrum AllianceWhat to expect when you decide to become a Scrum TrainerTip and advice for when the journey becomes difficult

    Links from the show:

    Certified Scrum Trainer – Scrum Alliance – https://www.scrumalliance.org/ Kim and Ryan’s Upcoming Facilitation Course: https://agilebraingroup.com/event/icagile-agile-team-facilitation/ Kim and Ryan’s Upcoming Coaching Course: https://agilebraingroup.com/event/advance-your-coaching/ Kim’s Website: https://agilebraingroup.com Take a Scrum.org Class with PST Ryan Ripley – https://www.scrum.org/ryan-ripleyRead Ryan’s New Book now in BETA – https://pragprog.com/book/rrscrum/fixing-your-scrum

    How to Support the Show:

    Thank you for your support. Here are some of the ways to contribute that were discussed during this episode:


    Share the show with friends, family, colleagues, and co-workers. Sharing helps get the word out about Agile for HumansRate us on iTunes and leave an honest reviewJoin the mailing list – Check out the form on the right side of the pageTake the survey – totally anonymous and helps us get a better idea of who is listening and what they are interested inLeadership Gift ProgramMake a donation via Patreon

    Buy Ryan’s New Book:

    Broken Scrum practices limit your organization’s ability to take full advantage of the agility Scrum should bring: The development team isn’t cross-functional or self-organizing, the product owner doesn’t get value for their investment, and stakeholders and customers are left wondering when something—anything—will get delivered. Learn how experienced Scrum masters balance the demands of these three levels of servant leadership, while removing organizational impediments and helping Scrum teams deliver real-world value. Discover how to visualize your work, resolve impediments, and empower your teams to self-organize and deliver using advanced coaching and facilitation techniques that honor and support the Scrum values and agile principles.


    Click here to purchase on The Pragmatic Bookshelf.


    Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.





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    • 1 hr 20 min
    109: Agile Organizations with Melissa Boggs

    109: Agile Organizations with Melissa Boggs

    Melissa Boggs (@HmngbirdAgility) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss her new role as co-CEO at Scrum Alliance, the power of cross-functional teams, and how to use HR practices in an agile world.


    Melissa Boggs – Chief Scrum Master at Scrum Alliance

    In this episode you’ll discover:

    What’s happening over at Scrum AllianceHow to make transformations to agile organizations more likely to succeedWhen agile values can help influence hiring decisions

    Links from the show:

    Scrum Alliance – https://www.scrumalliance.org/ Melissa Boggs – https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissa-boggs/Joy Inc. by Richard Sheridan – https://amzn.to/30AOcrQScrum Alliance Unscripted – https://www.scrumalliance.org/unscripted Take a Scrum.org Class with PST Ryan Ripley – https://www.scrum.org/ryan-ripleyRead Ryan’s New Book now in BETA – https://pragprog.com/book/rrscrum/fixing-your-scrum

    How to Support the Show:

    Thank you for your support. Here are some of the ways to contribute that were discussed during this episode:


    Share the show with friends, family, colleagues, and co-workers. Sharing helps get the word out about Agile for HumansRate us on iTunes and leave an honest reviewJoin the mailing list – Check out the form on the right side of the pageTake the survey – totally anonymous and helps us get a better idea of who is listening and what they are interested inLeadership Gift ProgramMake a donation via Patreon

    Buy Ryan’s New Book:

    Broken Scrum practices limit your organization’s ability to take full advantage of the agility Scrum should bring: The development team isn’t cross-functional or self-organizing, the product owner doesn’t get value for their investment, and stakeholders and customers are left wondering when something—anything—will get delivered. Learn how experienced Scrum masters balance the demands of these three levels of servant leadership, while removing organizational impediments and helping Scrum teams deliver real-world value. Discover how to visualize your work, resolve impediments, and empower your teams to self-organize and deliver using advanced coaching and facilitation techniques that honor and support the Scrum values and agile principles.


    Click here to purchase on The Pragmatic Bookshelf.


    Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.





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    • 53 min
    108: Professional Scrum with Kanban – Yuval Yeret

    108: Professional Scrum with Kanban – Yuval Yeret

    Yuval Yeret (@yuvalyeret) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss scrum and kanban sitting in a tree…along with the new Professional Scrum with Kanban course from Scrum.org





    In this episode you’ll discover:

    How flow metrics can help your teams improveWhy Scrum and Kanban fit well togetherWhen to use lean and kanban practices on your Scrum Team

    Links from the show:

    Professional Scrum with Kanban with Yuval Yeret and Ryan Ripley – https://www.scrum.org/courses/professional-scrum-kanban-fishers-in-2019-08-12-27220 Agile Sparks – https://www.agilesparks.com/ Take a Scrum.org Class with PST Ryan Ripley – https://www.scrum.org/ryan-ripley

    How to Support the Show:

    Thank you for your support. Here are some of the ways to contribute that were discussed during this episode:


    Share the show with friends, family, colleagues, and co-workers. Sharing helps get the word out about Agile for HumansRate us on iTunes and leave an honest reviewJoin the mailing list – Check out the form on the right side of the pageTake the survey – totally anonymous and helps us get a better idea of who is listening and what they are interested inLeadership Gift ProgramMake a donation via Patreon

    [callout]This pocket guide is the one book to read for everyone who wants to learn about Scrum. The book covers all roles, rules and the main principles underpinning Scrum, and is based on the Scrum Guide Edition 2013. A broader context to this fundamental description of Scrum is given by describing the past and the future of Scrum. The author, Gunther Verheyen, has created a concise, yet complete and passionate reference about Scrum. The book demonstrates his core view that Scrum is about a journey, a journey of discovery and fun. He designed the book to be a helpful guide on that journey. Click here to purchase on Amazon.[/callout]


    [reminder]Which topic resonated with you? Please leave your thoughts in the comment section below.[/reminder]


    Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.





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    • 52 min
    107: Explore, Expand, Extract with Kent Beck

    107: Explore, Expand, Extract with Kent Beck

    Kent Beck (@kentbeck) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss product development, Extreme Programming, certifications, and his new book on software design.


    [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Kent Beck[/featured-image]


    In this episode you’ll discover:

    Using the 3X’s to guide your product developmentMusings from Kent on Extreme ProgrammingWhat is limbo? How does it scale collaboration?

    Links from the show:

    Kent’s Website – https://www.kentbeck.com/Extreme Programming Explained by Kent Beck – https://amzn.to/2WKooHLThe Product Development Triathlon – https://www.facebook.com/notes/kent-beck/the-product-development-triathlon/1215075478525314/Take a Scrum.org Class with PST Ryan Ripley – https://www.scrum.org/ryan-ripley

    How to Support the Show:

    Thank you for your support. Here are some of the ways to contribute that were discussed during this episode:


    Share the show with friends, family, colleagues, and co-workers. Sharing helps get the word out about Agile for HumansRate us on iTunes and leave an honest reviewJoin the mailing list – Check out the form on the right side of the pageTake the survey – totally anonymous and helps us get a better idea of who is listening and what they are interested inLeadership Gift ProgramMake a donation via Patreon

    [callout]This pocket guide is the one book to read for everyone who wants to learn about Scrum. The book covers all roles, rules and the main principles underpinning Scrum, and is based on the Scrum Guide Edition 2013. A broader context to this fundamental description of Scrum is given by describing the past and the future of Scrum. The author, Gunther Verheyen, has created a concise, yet complete and passionate reference about Scrum. The book demonstrates his core view that Scrum is about a journey, a journey of discovery and fun. He designed the book to be a helpful guide on that journey. Click here to purchase on Amazon.[/callout]


    [reminder]Which topic resonated with you? Please leave your thoughts in the comment section below.[/reminder]


    Want to hear another podcast about the life of an agile coach? — Listen to my conversation with Zach Bonaker, Diane Zajac-Woodie, and Amitai Schlair on episode 39. We discuss growing an agile practice and how coaches help create the environments where agile ideas can flourish.





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    • 50 min

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