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Inspiring Story! How Mahlodi Broke Into Scrum Mastering

Today’s episode is a launch party for my guests’ new book: “Human Centered Agile: A Unified Approach For Better Outcomes.” The book is a guide on how to apply Human-Centered Design (HCD) practices to an Agile product development model that is used widely throughout industry and government, where it is applied primarily to software and technology development efforts. This has been an ongoing industry challenge due to the fact that HCD prioritizes time spent understanding the problems to be solved (time spent in the problem space), while Agile prioritizes a fast hypothesize-and-deliver model (time spent in the solution space).

What do coaching gymnastics and coaching Agile have in common? How Mike broke into Scrum

Mike is an highly experienced Agile Coach, Delivery Manager, SAFe Agilist, and Certified Scrum Master responsible for coordinating multiple concurrent development and delivery efforts throughout their full lifecycle in the public and private sectors. In his private life, Mike is also an elite gymnastics coach! Listen to hear the very relevant parallels!

Book Launch Party: Human-Centered Agile

Today’s episode is a launch party for my guests’ new book: “Human Centered Agile: A Unified Approach For Better Outcomes.” The book is a guide on how to apply Human-Centered Design (HCD) practices to an Agile product development model that is used widely throughout industry and government, where it is applied primarily to software and technology development efforts. This has been an ongoing industry challenge due to the fact that HCD prioritizes time spent understanding the problems to be solved (time spent in the problem space), while Agile prioritizes a fast hypothesize-and-deliver model (time spent in the solution space).

Surprise! What Agile Can Learn from the US Navy

I thought I knew one or two things about Agile, but in only five minutes of hearing Mark’s true stories about his role as a Navy aviator collaborating with the Navy SEALs, I realized he had something highly valuable and concrete to teach the Agile community – how to make it real, in practice, on the ground!

Adarsh Mehrotra on DevOps, Blockchain and DevSecOps for Agile Sustainability

Adarsh is bringing a new perspective to this podcast because a lot of his work has to do with technical agile. And that’s where the rubber hits the road in agile transformations, because there’s no “look like.”You can’t just adopt some of the surface practices of agile and say that you are doing DevOps. No way. Read on for how to “get real” with technical agile.

Transformation Calls For Organizational Change Skills as Well As Agile Content Coaching

Today a lot of companies want agile. They know their competitors are using it for competitive advantage, and they want to keep up and excel. So they often go out and hire agile coaches. The challenge here is that while many agile coaches possess strong agile experience, they sometimes don’t have the specific skill set …

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