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John interviews leading executives and top folks from agility. The truth is that agility can't be bought in a box. Take the hard road and make competitor-beating progress. Try "re-wilded" Product Management, DevOps, Lean/Agile for the c-suite.

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John interviews leading executives and top folks from agility. The truth is that agility can't be bought in a box. Take the hard road and make competitor-beating progress. Try "re-wilded" Product Management, DevOps, Lean/Agile for the c-suite.

Want the Premium Version? Subscribe here: https://anchor.fm/xagility/subscribe

https://orderlydisruption.com
https://kanbanguides.org
https://www.linkedin.com/in/johncolemanagilitychef/
https://www.instagram.com/johncolemanagilitychef/
https://www.youtube.com/JohnColemanagilitychef
https://twitter.com/JohnColemanIRL

    Heidi Helfand on Dynamic Reteaming, the evolution of teams, eco-cycle mapping and the Bus Factor

    Heidi Helfand on Dynamic Reteaming, the evolution of teams, eco-cycle mapping and the Bus Factor

    Heidi Helfand joins me on this episode of the Xagility™ podcast to discuss her wonderful book: Dynamic Reteaming as well as her five patterns for dynamic reteaming. Packed with anecdotes and over two decades of experience, this episode is guaranteed to make you laugh, think and learn.   

    Heidi Helfand is a software engineering leader with 20+ years of experience helping fast-growing companies double and triple in size. Her book, Dynamic Reteaming, details people-focused patterns and tactics to help companies thrive through hypergrowth. Heidi is currently VP of Engineering Growth at Kin, an insurance tech company that offers affordable coverage to homeowners in catastrophe-prone regions. Heidi is based in Southern California. CPCC, ICF PCC.  

    Heidi's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/heidihelfand/

    John Coleman's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johncolemanagilitychef


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    • 49 min
    Gene Gendel on his LeSS career, LeSS case studies and whether we can measure adaptiveness

    Gene Gendel on his LeSS career, LeSS case studies and whether we can measure adaptiveness

    The one and only Gene Gendel joins us on this episode of the Xagility™ podcast. Amongst other important topics, the speaker discusses important nuances such as the geographical restraint to agile adoption, whether LeSS is a framework and the importance of getting executives onboard with LeSS adoptions. 



    0:00 On the beginning of large scale scrum (LeSS) and his journey into LeSS

    9:19 The fallacy big corporations have on the need to scale

    12:57 LeSS Case Studies steps and the rigorous process

    17:30 Is there such thing as a level of readiness organizations must consider when adopting LeSS?

    20:13 Getting executives onboard with the product mindset

    21:38 Can we measure adaptiveness?



    Find Gene on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ggnyc




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    • 25 min
    Bruce McCarthy on his career, product vs project management, and getting roadmaps right

    Bruce McCarthy on his career, product vs project management, and getting roadmaps right

    This week, the Xagility podcast has the pleasure of welcoming the amazing Bruce McCarthy.  

    Bruce has authored Product Manager versus Project Manager and co-authored Product Roadmaps Reloaded: how to set direction while embracing uncertainty along with C Todd Lombardo, Evan Ryan, and Michael Connors.   

    In this episode, Bruce and John discuss the definition of product, product vs project management, probabilistic forecasting, and the importance of using roadmaps right.   

    Bruce McCarthy's linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brucemccarthy/


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    • 35 min
    VIDEO: Bruce McCarthy on his career, product vs project management, and getting roadmaps right

    VIDEO: Bruce McCarthy on his career, product vs project management, and getting roadmaps right

    This week, the Xagility podcast has the pleasure of welcoming the amazing Bruce McCarthy.  

    Bruce has authored Product Manager versus Project Manager and co-authored Product Roadmaps Reloaded: how to set direction while embracing uncertainty along with C Todd Lombardo, Evan Ryan, and Michael Connors.   

    In this episode, Bruce and John discuss the definition of product, product vs project management, probabilistic forecasting, and the importance of using roadmaps right.   

    Bruce McCarthy's linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brucemccarthy/


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    • 35 min
    VIDEO Jim Benson on Personal Kanban, The Collaboration Equation and the system of Humane Management

    VIDEO Jim Benson on Personal Kanban, The Collaboration Equation and the system of Humane Management

    Jim Benson joins John Coleman on this week's episode to discuss a lifetime of experience, Jim's Book 'The Collaboration Equation', the system of humane management, leadership & tangibles as well as advice on how to tackle the common stakeholder question 'when will it be done?', what goes on in the obeya rooms and why the most beautiful boards look like a huge mess.

    Time stamps:

    1:10 - Jim’s story & the beginning of Modus Cooperandi

    4:25 - Coping strategies for large scale projects with lots of dependencies

    6:49 - Jim’s book ‘The Collaboration Equation’

    8:22 - Personal Kanban: a deeper look

    13:25 - The system of humane management

    24:09 - Leadership & tangibles

    27:05 - ‘When will it be done?’

    31:57 - Obeya Rooms

    44:34 - ‘The most beautiful board looks like a fricking mess’


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    • 50 min
    Jim Benson on Personal Kanban, The Collaboration Equation and the system of Humane Management

    Jim Benson on Personal Kanban, The Collaboration Equation and the system of Humane Management

    Jim Benson joins John Coleman on this week's episode to discuss a lifetime of experience, Jim's Book 'The Collaboration Equation', the system of humane management, leadership & tangibles as well as advice on how to tackle the common stakeholder question 'when will it be done?', what goes on in the obeya rooms and why the most beautiful boards look like a huge mess. 



    Time stamps:

    1:10 - Jim’s story & the beginning of Modus Cooperandi

    4:25 - Coping strategies for large scale projects with lots of dependencies

    6:49 - Jim’s book ‘The Collaboration Equation’

    8:22 - Personal Kanban: a deeper look

    13:25 - The system of humane management

    24:09 - Leadership & tangibles

    27:05 - ‘When will it be done?’

    31:57 - Obeya Rooms

    44:34 - ‘The most beautiful board looks like a fricking mess’


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    • 51 min

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