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The Agile Wire with Jeff Bubolz and Chad Beier is focused on long-form conversations about the struggles associated with increasing agility of teams, products, and organizations around the world. As change agents, advisors, coaches, and trainers the hosts are focused on helping listeners get agile and stay agile.

The Agile Wire Jeff Bubolz and Chad Beier

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The Agile Wire with Jeff Bubolz and Chad Beier is focused on long-form conversations about the struggles associated with increasing agility of teams, products, and organizations around the world. As change agents, advisors, coaches, and trainers the hosts are focused on helping listeners get agile and stay agile.

    Untrapping Product Teams with David Pereira

    Untrapping Product Teams with David Pereira

    00:00 Intro

    00:35 Bullshit Management

    01:35 Backlog Length

    04:09 Hierarchal Backlogs

    06:30 Moving Away from the Status Quo

    09:50 Where to Start?

    12:10 Victim of Circumstance vs Hero of Your Story

    14:30 Writing a Book via Gradual Commitment Escalation

    12:03 Find a Mentor

    25:09 Don't Lecture People, Help Others See What You See

    26:10 Outro



    David's Book: https://www.d-pereira.com/untrapping-product-teams



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    Jeff Bubolz

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    #Scrum #Agile #ProfessionalScrum #Kanban #BusinessAgility

    • 26 min
    Scrum Masters! Get Your Hands Off The Team's Work with Angela Johnson

    Scrum Masters! Get Your Hands Off The Team's Work with Angela Johnson

    00:00 Intro

    00:30 The Scrum Master's Accountability?

    03:15 Meetings Suck...Facilitate!

    13:30 Self-Management Tactics

    19:20 Contracts Drive Anti-patterns

    22:12 Roles to Accountabilities

    25:05 Adult Day Care Provider?

    30:57 Capability and Opportunity

    33:55 The Scrum Master Files

    34:32 Outro



    Angela's Book: https://www.amazon.com/Scrum-Master-Files-Secrets-Should/dp/B09MR91GDV

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    #Scrum #Agile #ProfessionalScrum #Kanban #BusinessAgility

    • 34 min
    Mapping The Agile Airspace with Nate Amidon

    Mapping The Agile Airspace with Nate Amidon

    00:00 Intro

    00:22 Nate Amidon - Airforce and Agile

    02:53 Form 100 Consulting - Request to leave active duty

    04:07 Serving in the military applied to serving as a Scrum Master

    8:22 How the Airforce using an Agile Mindset

    10:09 Owner Mentality

    14:00 Building "Extreme Ownership"

    15:17 Navigating change in big organizations

    18:53 Stakeholder Management vs Stakeholder Engagement

    21:45 Change is not hard - Don't change hearts and minds

    26:50 How to change your approach for different people

    28:58 Giving orders is failing

    34:00 Centralized command decentralized execution

    35:50 Add ex-military leaders to you organization - Form 100 Consulting

    37:50 Outro



    https://form100consulting.com



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    #Scrum #Agile #ProfessionalScrum #Kanban #BusinessAgility

    • 37 min
    Continuously Improving! Everywhere Everyone Everyday with Chris Stone

    Continuously Improving! Everywhere Everyone Everyday with Chris Stone

    00:00 Intro

    00:21 Chris Stone - The Continuous Improvement Coach - So Much Content

    03:13 Virtual Agile Coach to Continuous Improvement Coach

    6:20 Why is continuous remove from improvement

    11:20 The hardest part of continuous improvement at scale

    14:47 Data and feedback loops are crucial for continuous improvement

    18:08 Company Values?

    26:08 What can I improve today? What did I improve today?

    28:21 Tesla Employee Handbook

    31:17 Improve everywhere, everything, and everyone

    31:56 Connect with Chris Stone and checkout his free content

    33:44 The Chris Stone look

    35:33 Outro



    https://www.virtuallyagile.co.uk



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    Chad Beier

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    #Scrum #Agile #ProfessionalScrum #Kanban #BusinessAgility

    • 35 min
    Scaling Simplified with Prateek Singh

    Scaling Simplified with Prateek Singh

    00:00 Intro

    00:21 Scaling Simplified boiled down to one sentence

    02:50 Leading with flow

    04:05 Scaling flow is common sense unfortunately common sense is not common

    05:09 Blockers are a type of dependency - remove them don't manage them

    07:06 Focus on efficiency of flow

    10:08 Prioritization is waste - remove your backlogs

    14:37 Who makes decisions

    20:02 One large team is better than a small team

    23:10 Removing upfront planning is revolutionary

    26:40 Thank you to the creators of SAFe if it wasn't for your misguided framework I would not have wrote this book.

    30:35 Conway will help us design the org and Little will help us optimize it.

    33:17 Going back to the basics

    34:34 Outro



    Book - Scaling Simplified: A Practitioner's Guide to Scaling Flow - https://www.amazon.com/Scaling-Simplified-Practitioners-Guide-Flow-ebook/dp/B0CKM3TBQ5



    ProKanban - https://prokanban.org/



    Drunk Agile - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC758reHaPAeEixmCjWIbsOA





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    #Scrum #Agile #ProfessionalScrum #Kanban #BusinessAgility

    • 34 min
    Unlocking Business Agility with Patricia Kong, Todd Miller, Kurt Bittner, and Ryan Ripley

    Unlocking Business Agility with Patricia Kong, Todd Miller, Kurt Bittner, and Ryan Ripley

    00:00 Intro
    00:21 Why Read "Unlocking Business Agility"
    06:04 Goals suck in organizations
    8:06 Outcomes over Outputs
    10:38 Enable empowerment with outcomes
    13:05 Separating the signal from the noise
    18:00 Dealing with transparency - facts are friendly - how fascinating
    26:03 Suffering is a prerequisite for learning and growth
    29:28 Move all projects to red until proven otherwise
    30:38 Is EMB only for software and Scrum?
    34:57 Scrum is an instance of EBM
    36:33 Unrealized Value
    38:22 More ways to connect with Patricia Kong, Todd Miller, Kurt Bittner and Ryan Ripley
    42:14 Outro


    Book - Unlocking Business Agility with Evidence-Based Management: Satisfy Customers and Improve Organizational Effectiveness - https://www.amazon.com/Unlocking-Business-Agility-Evidence-Based-Management/dp/013824457X

    EBM Guide - https://www.scrum.org/resources/evidence-based-management-guide

    When your metrics are not what you want, "GOOD". Jocko Willink's - https://www.google.com/search?q=jocko+willink+good+short&oq=jocko+willink+good+short&gs_lcrp=EgZjaHJvbWUyBggAEEUYOTIHCAEQIRigATIHCAIQIRigATIHCAMQIRigATIHCAQQIRigATIHCAUQIRifBTIHCAYQIRifBTIHCAcQIRifBdIBCjEyMjcwajBqMTWoAgCwAgA&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8#fpstate=ive&vld=cid:c1294a93,vid:fAnaTtoYDXs,st:0

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    #Scrum #Agile #ProfessionalScrum #Kanban #BusinessAgility

    • 42 min

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