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Richard Kasperowski on Building Great Teams

Interview with Richard Kasperowski on  Jun 09, 2016

Richard Kasperowski talks about culture and technical skills, two things that matter for building great teams. He explores how technical skills and practices support agile, and shows how the core protocols can be used to establish a culture within teams that deliver great results.


Matt Wynne & Steve Tooke on Remote Mob Programming

Interview with Matt Wynne, Steve Tooke on  Jun 05, 2016

Matt Wynne and Steve Tooke have been doing remote mob programming for the past few months, while building Cucumber Pro. They explain how they do it, the ups and downs, and why they think it's worth it. They talk about the tools that help them work remotely, the traits people must show on a day-to-day basis and provide specific advice on how to keep remote working sustainable in the long run.


Chris Young and Kate Gray on Winning Hearts and Minds of People

Interview with Chris Young and Kate Gray on  May 20, 2016

Chris Young and Kate Gray talk about applying methods used in political campaigns and the workplace to achieve goals, influence and engage people, and win their hearts and minds. They discuss how to create a vision that people can easily understand and will want to support, and how to get interaction and relevant feedback that helps deliver value.


David Mole on Self Selecting Teams and Drive

Interview with David Mole on  Nov 13, 2015 1

David Mole talks about implementing Spotify inspired squads and tribes at Trade Me, as well as the results of experiments in self-selection of teams and inspiration from the work of Daniel Pink.


Dominica DeGrandis on Dealing with a World of Uncertainty (Especially in Ops)

Interview with Dominica DeGrandis on  Oct 18, 2015

Dominica DeGrandis talks about bringing visibility to the workflow, reducing cycle time, setting priorities right, what is real firefighting, and how Kanban and DevOps are the perfect marriage.


Rachel Davies on Whatever Happened to Being Extreme

Interview with Rachel Davies on  May 24, 2015

An interview with Rachel Davies about extreme programming and agile techniques, good things that have happened since the agile manifesto was published, developments that give agile a bad name and things that can be done to prevent that people think badly about agile and start to resist it and how scrum teams can adopt more technical practices from XP.


Portia Tung on Hope as the Driver for Change and Improvement

Interview with Portia Tung on  May 18, 2015

Portia Tung works as an agile coach and shares some experience on making teams out of individuals and motivating those teams to follow a vision or reach a goal. One technique to reach a goal is to use hope as the combination of will-power and way-power. How much power do I have to follow my goals and how much creativity do I have to overcome any obstacles on my way?


Shane Hastie on Distributed Agile Teams, Product Ownership and the Agile Manifesto Translation Program

Interview with Shane Hastie on  Apr 17, 2015

An interview with Shane Hastie about working effectively in distributed agile teams and making remote working work, why product ownership should be a team sport and how product owners teams can work with development teams and the Agile Manifesto translation program.


Yuval Yeret on Using Kanban for Agile Adoption

Interview with Yuval Yeret on  Jan 12, 2015

InfoQ interviewed Yuval Yeret at the Lean Kanban France 2014 conference about kick starting Agile the Kanban way. He explained how teams can do pull-based change using Kanban, skills for change managers and patterns that can be used to support agile adoption in enterprises.


Diana Larsen on the Conditions for Best Job Ever, Team Communication and Five Rules of Learning

Interview with Diana Larsen on  Jan 06, 2015

Diana talks about how to create the conditions for having the best job ever and describes a model for team collaboration and communication. She explains five simple rules for ongoing learning at the individual, team and organization level.


Glen Ford on Building Great Teams, Lean and DevOps

Interview with Glen Ford on  Jun 02, 2014

Glen Ford talks about his experiences in different organizations' environments, from start-ups to the likes of BBC. Glen discusses how to build great teams and why in his view Kanban works better than Scrum. Finally, Glen explains how Lean, DevOps and systems architecture all influence each other.


Floyd Marinescu on Leading Distributed Teams

Interview with Floyd Marinescu on  May 08, 2014

Leading and working in distributed knowledge worker teams is reality for most organisations today. To get a perspective on some of the challenges and how to tackle them we spoke to Floyd Marinescu, CEO of C4Media, InfoQ's parent company. InfoQ is a globally distributed organisation with 35 fulltime and 150 part time contributors distributed across the whole world.

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