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  • Jeff Sutherland: Are Agile Teams Truly Agile?

    Ten Years after the Agile Manifesto Jeff Sutherland muses the question of whether Agile teams are truly Agile. You’re not Agile if you’re not producing product at the end of each sprint. Jeff discusses doing scrum well, velocity and production measurements and the next big challenge for Agile leaders.

    Jeff Sutherland: Are Agile Teams Truly Agile?
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    28:49
  • Rachel Davies on Scrum Coaching and Women in Tech

    In this interview, Rachel expounds on the differences in role between a Coach and Scrum Master. Rachel drills down into what makes a good coach and provides her take on women in technology. David asks her about her take on Agile and if Agile has reached a 10-year half-life.

    Rachel Davies on Scrum Coaching and Women in Tech
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    40:44
  • Transforming Businesses to Agility

    M Dwyer of BigVisible Solutions talks about the process of transforming businesses to agility, including the concept of Agile localization in global efforts. Dwyer says that with distributed teams across multiple time zones and cultures it is good to establish a group of Agile missionaries to go forth and train people on Agile. He also discusses how to transfer Agile skills to the next generation.

    Transforming Businesses to Agility
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    20:30
  • Gottesdiener and Gorman on Agile Analysis

    In this interview Ellen Gottesdiener and Mary Gorman of EBG Consulting discus the process of getting teams to collaborate and to think and work in an Agile manner. They also talk about their involvement with the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) and their efforts to extend business analysis with Agile methods. They also are working on a new book on the subject.

    Gottesdiener and Gorman on Agile Analysis
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    34:21
  • Gil Broza On Agile Coaching

    In this interview, Gil Broza, an Agile coach and founder of 3P Vantage, talks about what it takes to coach development teams to adopt Agile practices. Broza also discusses the role of the Agile coach. Broza said, “How do you prepare yourself to be a coach? - You have to have been a player. In my case I was a developer for many years, I was a manager as well and I worked closely with the business…”

    Gil Broza On Agile Coaching
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    26:23
  • IBM's Elizabeth Woodward on Distributed Team Collaboration

    In this interview, Elizabeth Woodward talks about overcoming the collaboration problems that arise in distributed team development. She also discusses using Scrum in distributed teams. As co-author of "A Practical Guide to Distributed Scrum," Woodward focuses on establishing good, fundamental practices – as she says good practices are paramount for teams and tooling comes second.

    IBM's Elizabeth Woodward on Distributed Team Collaboration
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    25:29
  • Bob Galen Talks Scrum

    In this interview, Bob Galen talks up the benefits of the Scrum methodology. He delves into issues such as what is the product owner’s role and how to develop a well-formed backlog. Galen also focuses on the various parts of the team, including the Scrum Master. He also gets into the process of grooming, and what to do and not do in a sprint.

    Bob Galen Talks Scrum
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    30:43
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