Steve Peha tells us how many agile practices, like visual management, can be taken directly into the classroom to produce better learning environments for our children in K-12 education. He also delves into what we can learn from teachers - that there must be safety to have effective teams - and shares several techniques to create safety on software development teams.
Tim Lister talks about his keynote at the Agile 2013 conference, reflecting on his 40 years in the software industry, the new release of the book Peopleware, risk management in software projects and how teams form.
In this second interview in a series Dan Mezick talks about how a OpenAgile Adoption is facilitated by an Open Space event which can act as a signal and catalyst for lasting and effective Agile adoption in organisations. He talks about the importance of engagement and ownership by people and how an Open Space event allows opt-in involvement and unleashes creative problem solving.
In this series of four short interviews one of the founders and some of the contributors to the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile) discuss the goals of the organization and how it works. Ahmed Sidky explains why ICAgile was founded and the goals behind the formation, Lyssa Adkins, Michael Spayd and Sally Elatta talk about the reason for their involvement and why they support it.
Samuel Crescencio and Juan Banda discuss the state of Agile adoption in South America, the conferences and community events which are happening there and the formation of the Agile Alliance Brazil.
This is the first in a series of brief discussions with Dan Mezick in which he talks about topics from his book The Culture Game. In this one he explains the importance of designing meetings as good games and facilitating them to achieve the best outcomes
Stuart Turner previews the Agile Singapore conference held in November. He talks about some of the keynote speakers and the growth of the agile community in Singapore. InfoQ recorded the conference sessions and they will be available on the site in 2014.
Kent McDonald discusses Agile 2013 from the conference chair perspective, some of the decisions, approaches and new experiments undertaken and thoughts on the future direction of the conference.
Victor Grazi talks to InfoQ about his popular tutorial application Java Concurrent Animated, and other things on his mind including Java, the financial industry, software development lifecycle, and being a Java Champion.
Michelle Andreassen talks about gamification, the PBL and avatars and shares some examples and strategies of how gamification can be used in the enterprise.
Craig Smith. Renee Troughton and Tony Ponton talk about their agile journeys, coaching in different organisational contexts, visual management and the journey of The Agile Revolution podcast.
Lachlan Heasman and Bernd Schiffer talk about Agile Coaching and how to define it and the skills required as well as their experiences along the way including Scrum PLoP, 42 things and Agile meetups.