Agile for Humans with Ryan Ripley

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AFH 109: Agile Organizations with Melissa Boggs
53:35

Melissa Boggs (@HmngbirdAgility) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss her new role as co-CEO at Scrum Alliance, the power of cross-functional teams, and how to use HR practices in an agile world. In this episode you’ll discover: What’s happening over at Scrum Alliance How to make transformations to agile organizations more likely to succeed When […]

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Jul 16, 2019
AFH 108: Professional Scrum with Kanban – Yuval Yeret
52:58

Yuval Yeret (@yuvalyeret) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss scrum and kanban sitting in a tree…along with the new Professional Scrum with Kanban course from Scrum.org In this episode you’ll discover: How flow metrics can help your teams improve Why Scrum and Kanban fit well together When to use lean and kanban practices on your […]

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Jun 26, 2019
AFH 107: Explore, Expand, Extract with Kent Beck
50:11

Kent Beck (@kentbeck) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss product development, Extreme Programming, certifications, and his new book on software design. In this episode you’ll discover: Using the 3X’s to guide your product development Musings from Kent on Extreme Programming What is limbo? How does it scale collaboration? Links from the show: Kent’s Website – […]

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Apr 03, 2019
AFH 106: Exploring User Experience and Scrum
51:54

Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) Gary Pedretti (@garypedretti) and User Experience expert Jeff Gothelf (@jboggie) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss how UX/UI designers can effectively work with Scrum Teams. In this episode you’ll discover: Why UX/UI design is a critical skill on a Scrum Team How leaders and managers can use metrics to improve the […]

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Mar 26, 2019
AFH 105: Agile Leadership and Management with Dave Dame
58:50

Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) Dave Dame (@DDame) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss agile leadership, management, and how leaders impact the way teams interact and work. In this episode you’ll discover: What is Agile Leadership How leaders and managers impact how teams work Clearing calendars to bring sanity back to your day Links from the […]

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Feb 04, 2019
AFH 104: Reactive vs Creative Leadership Stances
59:08

Wilbert Seele, Simon Bourk, Ralph Jocham, Sjoerd Kranendonk, and Guido Boskaljon  joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss leadership, scrum training, and our impact on the world. In this episode you’ll discover: Why creative leadership is important in today’s world How to create space for people to thrive When servant leadership can work in your organization Links from the show: Scrum.org – […]

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Jan 20, 2019
AFH 103: Respecting Your Scrum and Agile Teams
58:59

Esther Derby (@estherderby) and Faye Thompson (@agilefaye) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss how to respect the agency of agile and scrum teams. In this episode you’ll discover: Why Retrospectives are critical to continuous improvement How maintaining a teams agency can boost morale and performance Why respect is critical to an agile practice Links […]

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Dec 10, 2018
AFH 102: The Influential Agile Leader
55:02

Johanna Rothman (@johannarothman) and Gil Broza (@gilbroza) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss the Influential Agile Leader. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Johanna Rothman and Gil Broza- Influential Agile Leader[/featured-image] [callout] Ryan Ripley is teaming up with Professional Scrum Trainer, Todd Miller to teach the Advanced Scrum Master (PSM-II) course this year. Whether you are a CSM or a PSM, this […]

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Oct 15, 2018
AFH 101: Sprint Retrospective Ideas for Scrum Masters
53:59

David Faurio and Ben Kopel (@bckopel) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss Sprint Retrospective Ideas for Scrum Masters. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]David Faurio – Ryan Ripley – Ben Kopel[/featured-image] [callout] Ryan Ripley is teaming up with Professional Scrum Trainer, Todd Miller to teach the Advanced Scrum Master (PSM-II) course this year. Whether you are a CSM or a PSM, this Advanced […]

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Oct 08, 2018
AFH 100: Using Wardley Maps to Drive Improvement
44:15

Don Gray (@donaldegray) and Mike Coon (@mikeonitstuff) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss Wardley Maps, decision making at the leadership level, and how to visualize changes in your organization. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Don Gray[/featured-image] Don is a friend and mentor to me and a valued member of the agile community. He has contributed to multiple books including CENTER ENTER TURN SUSTAIN: […]

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Sep 20, 2018
AFH 099: Improve Your Agile Hiring Practices
1:13:03

Zach Bonaker (@ZachBonaker) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss ways to improve your agile hiring practices when interviewing Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Zach Bonaker[/featured-image] Zach is a self-described “benevolent trouble-maker” and seeks to foster servant leadership that cultivates growth, learning, and discovery. He is a systems thinker who shares his thoughts on his […]

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Sep 13, 2018
AFH 098: Humanizing the World of Work
1:00:59

Don Gray (@donaldegray) Barry Tandy (@BarryTandy) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss mindsets, frameworks, manifestos, and how to humanize the world of work. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Don Gray[/featured-image] Don is a friend and mentor to me and a valued member of the agile community. He has contributed to multiple books including CENTER ENTER TURN SUSTAIN: ESSAYS IN […]

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Aug 29, 2018
AFH 097: PSM II An Advanced Scrum Master Course
28:52

Dave West (@davidjwest) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss scrum.org’s new offering:  PSM-II – An Advanced Scrum Master Course. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Dave West CEO of Scrum.org[/featured-image] Dave is the CEO/product owner at Scrum.org. He is a frequent speaker and widely published author of articles and his acclaimed book, Head First Object-Oriented Analysis and Design. He led the development […]

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Aug 07, 2018
AFH 096: An Agile Mindset of Learning and Growth
45:16

Esther Derby (@estherderby) and Faye Thompson (@agilefaye) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss an agile mindset and learning in the workplace. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Esther Derby on Learning[/featured-image] In this episode you’ll discover: Why learning is difficult in the workplace How management and team members can support learning When agile coaches can model learning for maximum impact Sometimes […]

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Jul 03, 2018
AFH 095: Exploring the 3 V’s of Product Ownership
39:55

Don McGreal (@donmcgreal) and Ralph Jocham (@rjocham) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss their new book The Professional Product Owner: Leveraging Scrum as a Competitive Advantage. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Ralph Jocham Presenting on Scrum[/featured-image] In this episode you’ll discover: What is a professional product owner How the 3 V’s serve product management Common product owner anti-patterns The value […]

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Jun 03, 2018
AFH 094: Professional Agile Coaching with Allison Pollard
48:23

Allison Pollard (@allison_pollard) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss professional agile coaching. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Allison Pollard – Agile Coach[/featured-image] In this episode you’ll discover: What professional coaching mean How to start the coaching journey The power of self-organizing teams How to avoid inhibiting self-organization when coaching others Links from the show: Allison’s Website – http://www.allisonpollard.com/ Margaret Wheatley’s site […]

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May 20, 2018
AFH 093: Women in Agile 2018
44:23

Billie Shuttpelz (@OopslandBillie), Cheryl Hammond (@bsktcase) and Joanna Vahlsing (@joannavahlsing) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss Women in Agile 2018. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Billie Shuttpelz – Agile Coach, Trainer, and All Around Awesome Person[/featured-image] In this episode you’ll discover: Back for its third consecutive year, Women in Agile is on Sunday, August 5, 2018 (the day before the Agile2018 conference) in San […]

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May 08, 2018
AFH 092: Systems Thinking in Agile
1:00:56

Joanne Perold (@joPerold) and Faye Thompson (@AgileFaye) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss human and systems thinking in the workplace. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Joanne Perold – Agile Coach and Certified Scrum Trainer[/featured-image] In this episode you’ll discover: How do we humanize the world of work Helping middle management adapt to agile The power of co-creation in the workplace Ways […]

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Apr 19, 2018
AFH 091: Using Nexus to Scale Scrum
36:15

Patricia Kong (@pmoonk88) and Kurt Bittner (@ksbittner) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss Scrum.org’s Nexus Framework. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Scrum.org’s Kurt Bittner and Patricia Kong[/featured-image] In this episode you’ll discover: What is the Nexus Famework How Nexus allows you to scale scrum without destroying its soul Why teams need to get good at Scrum FIRST and then worry about […]

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Mar 27, 2018
AFH 090: Walking the Spine Model
45:31

Kevin Trethewey (@KevinTrethewey) and Danie Roux (@danieroux) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss the Spine Model and how to use it effectively with agile and scrum teams. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Danie Roux Presenting[/featured-image] In this episode you’ll discover: What the Spine Model is. How to use the Spine Model with your agile teams Use the Spine Model to […]

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Mar 19, 2018
AFH 089: Training from the Back of the Room with Kim Brainard
37:00

Kim Brainard (@Agilebrain1) joined me (@RyanRipley) to explore training from the back of the room techniques and practices. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Kim Brainard Leading an Agile Workshop[/featured-image] Kim has over 8 years of Agile experience and 15 years’ experience in IT project planning, implementation, and execution. She is skilled in building interaction and collaboration among organizations to drive change, […]

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Mar 12, 2018
AFH 088: Coaching Beyond the Team with Esther Derby and Don Gray
23:25

Esther Derby (@estherderby) Don Gray (@donaldegray), and Faye Thompson (@agilefaye) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss their upcoming workshop Coaching Beyond the Team in Columbus, Ohio April 3rd – 5th, 2018. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Esther Derby and Don Gray – Coaching Beyond the Team[/featured-image] Esther is an expert in organizational dynamics and a leading thinker in bringing agility to organizations, management, […]

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Feb 23, 2018
AFH 087: Why Agile Isn’t Working with John Cutler
53:17

John Cutler (@johncutlefish) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss his article “Why Agile Isn’t Working” and what we can do about it. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]John Cutler[/featured-image] John is a multiple hat-wearer. Product development nut. He loves wrangling complex problems and answering the why with qualitative and quantitative data. John blogs on Medium here. John is currently Senior Product Manager for Search […]

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Feb 20, 2018
AFH 086: Talking Scrum with Steve Porter
44:12

Steve Porter (@stevevporter) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss a wide variety of deep Scrum topics and approaches. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Steve Porter – Scurm.org[/featured-image] In this episode you’ll discover: Ways to think about Scrum Why context is so important when discussing Scrum How Scrum is built for safety Deeper insights about the concept of a Sprint Goal Links […]

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Feb 12, 2018
AFH 085: Unlearning for Agile Teams with Jessie Shternshus
27:08

Jessie Shternshus (@TheImprovEffect) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss how to help teams unlearn past habit and how to help new mental models take hold. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Jessie Shternshus[/featured-image] In this episode you’ll discover: How to approach working with new teams Why sometimes we need to unlearn before we can learn When games and exercises can […]

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Jan 20, 2018
AFH 084: Ryan Ripley on the Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast
1:38:02

Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) recently joined Vasco Duarte (@duarte_vasco) on the Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast to discuss Agile Coaching and working with teams. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Vasco Duarte – Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast[/featured-image] I had a lot of fun recording this episode with Vasco. We covered the very broad topic of agile coaching. I really liked that we […]

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Jan 10, 2018
AFH 083: Create Your Successful Agile Project with Johanna Rothman
40:29

Johanna Rothman (@johannarothman) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss her new book:  Create Your Successful Agile Project – Collaborate, Measure, Estimate, and Deliver [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Johanna Rothman – Create Your Successful Agile Project[/featured-image] Johanna is known as the “Pragmatic Manager” who provides frank advice for difficult problems. She is a prolific author and blogger. She also publishes a newsletter called The Pragmatic […]

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Jan 08, 2018
AFH 082: Coaching Beyond Agile with Pradeepa Narayanaswamy
35:03

Pradeepa Narayanaswamy (@NPradeepa) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss how she uses her agile superpowers for good as an infertility coach. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Pradeepa Narayanaswamy[/featured-image] Pradeepa is a Professional Scrum Trainer with Scrum.org, a Professional Coach, and sought after conference speaker. As an Agile Coach, she is a self-proclaimed “Agile Passionista” who strongly believes in agile values & principles […]

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Jan 02, 2018
AFH 081: The Scrum Guide Gets an Update with Dave West
21:08

Dave West (@davidjwest) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss the latest updates to the Scrum Guide. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Dave West hosting the Scrum Guild Update with Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland[/featured-image] Dave is the CEO/product owner at Scrum.org. He is a frequent speaker and widely published author of articles and his acclaimed book, Head First Object-Oriented Analysis and […]

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Dec 04, 2017
AFH 080: Agile NYC with Joe Krebs
39:57

Joe Krebs (@jochenkrebs) joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to discuss his podcast (Agile.FM), agile leadership, agile user groups and the impact of agile on organizations. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Joe Krebs Presenting at AgileNYC 2014[/featured-image] Agile is part of Joe’s DNA. He is the founder and organizer of AgileNYC, an international speaker, trainer, author, and host of the Agile.FM podcast. […]

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Oct 30, 2017
AFH 079: How to Build an Agile Podcast
59:55

Many people have written in and asked how to create an agile podcast. Chris Spangle joined Ryan Ripley to discuss how to build a podcast, the equipment it takes to get started, how to pick topics, and where to find listeners. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Chris Spangle Recording a Live Podcast as Morty’s Comedy Joint[/featured-image] Chris is the web […]

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Oct 20, 2017
AFH 078: The Agile Coaching Summit 2017
28:01

Agilist from all over the country gathered for the Agile Coaching Summit in Chicago, Illinois at the Uptake offices to discuss agile coaching and how to have a greater impact on organizations and agile teams. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]The Agile Coaching Summit 2017[/featured-image] This episode is the recording of an open space sessions that I hosted. We […]

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Oct 16, 2017
AFH 077: Agile Africa 2017
54:59

Don Gray (@donaldegray), Faye Thompson (@agilefaye), Joanne Perold (@joperold), Barry Tandy (@barrytandy), Regina Martins (@gianamar), Oz Chihwayi (@ozchihwayi), and Karl Fuchs (@karlofuchs) joined Ryan Ripley (@RyanRipley) to discuss agile coaching at Agile Africa 2017. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Agile Africa 2017[/featured-image] Don is a friend and mentor to me, and a valued member of the agile community. He has contributed […]

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Sep 04, 2017
AFH 076: Agile 2017 with Faye Thompson, Markus Silpala, and Amitai Schleier
51:05

Markus Silpala (@msipala), Faye Thompson (@agilefaye), and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined Ryan Ripley (@RyanRipley) to discuss their learnings from Agile 2017. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Markus Silpala and Amitai Schleier Hanging out at Agile Coach Camp[/featured-image] Markus is a developer who enjoys close collaboration with both clients and teammates. He seeks work environments where his capabilities—both human and technical—will contribute to […]

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Aug 21, 2017
AFH 075: Agile Mindset in Context with Gil Broza
38:50

Gil Broza (@gilbroza) joined Ryan Ripley (@RyanRipley) to discuss agile mindset in context, fit for purpose, and how to help teams improve how they work. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Gil Broza – Author of The Agile Mindset[/featured-image] Gil is the founder of 3PVantage. He is the author of The Human Side of Agile and The Agile Mindset. Gil is a […]

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Aug 07, 2017
AFH 074: The Past, Present, and Future of Scrum
1:16:16

Esther Derby (@estherderby), Tim Ottinger (@tottinge), Allen Holub (@allenholub), and Zach Bonaker (@zachbonaker) joined Ryan Ripley (@RyanRipley) to discuss the past, present, and future of Scrum. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]A High Performing Scrum Team[/featured-image] Esther is an expert in organizational dynamics and a leading thinker in bringing agility to organizations, management, and teams. She co-authored “Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams […]

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Jul 31, 2017
AFH 073: #NoEstimates on The Deliver It Cast
1:02:58

This week I bring #NoEstimates to Cory Bryan’s agile podcast – The Deliver It Cast. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Ryan Ripley Presenting #NoEstimates [/featured-image] For the past ten years, Ryan Ripley has worked on agile teams in development, ScrumMaster, and management roles. He’s worked at various Fortune 500 companies in the medical device, wholesale, and financial services industries. Ryan […]

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Jul 28, 2017
AFH 072: Agile Product Management with John Cutler [PODCAST]
50:46

John Cutler (@johncutlefish) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined Ryan Ripley (@RyanRipley) to discuss feature factories, outcomes, and excellent agile product management. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Product Manager John Cutler presenting his agile product management insights.[/featured-image] John Multiple hat-wearer. Product development nut. He loves wrangling complex problems and answering the why with qualitative and quantitative data. John blogs on Medium here. John is currently Senior Product […]

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Jul 17, 2017
AFH 071: Advanced Scrum with Ryan Ripley [PODCAST]
1:18:36

This weeks episode is a recording of the Advanced Scrum session that I (@ryanripley) presented at the Path to Agility Conference 2017. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Ryan Ripley Presenting Advanced Scrum at #Path17[/featured-image] For the past ten years Ryan Ripley has worked on agile teams in development, ScrumMaster, and management roles. He’s worked at various Fortune 500 companies in the […]

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Jul 03, 2017
AFH 070: Refactoring Agile with Chris Murman [PODCAST]
45:49

Chris Murman (@chrismurman) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss Agile from an executive viewpoint and if it’s time to refactor agile. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]CHRIS MURMAN AT AGILE COACH CAMP 2017[/featured-image] Chris is constantly in search of ways to make the work we do better. This means bringing a lean focus to the products we make, a holistic approach to […]

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Jun 24, 2017
AFH 069: Dynamic Teams with Allison Pollard and Barry Forrest
25:10

Allison Pollard (@allison_pollard) and Barry Forrest (@bforrest30) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss co-presenting at agile conference and advanced team dynamics. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]ALLISON POLLARD, AGILE COACH & CONSULTANT AND PROUD GLASSES WEARER[/featured-image] Allison is an Agile coach with Improving in Dallas, Texas, Allison Pollard helps people discover their Agile instincts and develop their coaching abilities. Allison is also […]

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Jun 13, 2017
AFH 068: Agile Workshops with Kim Brainard and Bille Schuttpelz
34:02

Kim Brainard (@Agilebrain1) and Billie Schuttpelz (@OopslandBillie) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss how our brains work at the AgileIndy Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Billie Schuttpelz presenting at Agile Indy[/featured-image] Kim has over 8 years of Agile experience and 15 years’ experience in IT project planning, implementation, and execution. She is skilled in building interaction and […]

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May 31, 2017
AFH 067: Backlog Lumberjacks with Kalpesh Shah [PODCAST]
23:11

Kalpesh Shah (@AgileBrightSpot) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss his work with Scrum Team at the AgileIndy Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Kalpesh Shah front and center with a few people in the back you may recognize[/featured-image] Kalpesh is the Director of Agile Transformation at IntraEdge Inc., as well as a public speaker, trainer, and coach. He helps organizations […]

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May 22, 2017
AFH 066: Modern Agile with Joshua Kerievsky [PODCAST]
29:23

Joshua Kerievsky (@joshuakerievsky) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss Modern Agile at the AgileIndy Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Joshua Kerievsky Presenting Modern Agile[/featured-image] Joshua is the founder and CEO of Industrial Logic, a pioneering Extreme Programming/Lean consultancy that radically improves the software development capabilities of organizations around the globe. Today, he leads an effort to modernize Agile by […]

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May 17, 2017
AFH 065: Agile Open Forum with Woody Zuill, Tim Ottinger, Amitai Schleier, and Zach Bonaker [PODCAST]
1:11:01

Woody Zuill (@WoodyZuill), Tim Ottinger (@tottinge), Zach Bonaker (@ZachBonaker) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss a wide range of agile topics and principles. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Zach Bonaker Presenting ‘The Deception of Training’ at Scrum Day San Diego 2016[/featured-image] Woody has been programming for over 35 years with 20 of those years as an Extreme Programmer (XP) and more than 15 […]

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May 08, 2017
AFH 064: Women in Agile Part 2 with Natalie Warnert [PODCAST]
48:54

Natalie Warnert (@nataliewarnert) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss #womeninagile, seeking out diversity, and getting started in public speaking. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Natalie Warnert Presenting at A Conference[/featured-image] Natalie is a writer, speaker, agile coach, and team innovator. She is passionate about the #womeninagile movement and helps foster a welcoming culture where ever she goes. Natalie is an avid reader, a […]

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May 04, 2017
AFH 063: Agile Improv with Jessie Shternshus [PODCAST]
42:34

Jessie Shternshus (@TheImprovEffect) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined Ryan Ripley (@RyanRipley) to discuss how improv skills can help make your agile teams awesome. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Jessie Shternshus[/featured-image] Jessie is the founder of The Improv Effect where her goal is to help businesses reach their full potential by means of interpersonal-communication skills training. Throughout the years, She has worked with top companies such as […]

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Apr 24, 2017
AFH 062: Agile Testing with Lisa Crispin [PODCAST]
44:14

Lisa Crispin (@lisacrispin) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss co-presenting at conferences, co-writing books, and agile testing. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory Co-Presenting a Conference Talk[/featured-image] Lisa is a tester who enjoys sharing her experiences and learning from others. She is the co-author, with Janet Gregory, of More Agile Testing: Learning Journeys for the Whole […]

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Apr 17, 2017
AFH 061: Agile Musings with GeePaw Hill [PODCAST]
1:00:20

GeePaw Hill (@GeePawHill) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss internal quality vs external quality, generating insights about software, and the dangers of dogma in agile software development. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]GeePaw Hill[/featured-image] GeePaw is the internet moniker for Michael Hill. He is a professional software coach for agile teams. GeePaw blogs at geepawhill.org and is a must follow on […]

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Apr 10, 2017
AFH 060: Kickstarting Agility with Allen Holub [PODCAST]
40:57

Allen Holub (@allenholub) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss his Kickstarter project: Agility with Allen: The Whole Caboodle. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Agility with Allen Holub[/featured-image] Allen is a trainer, writer, speaker, and coach who takes a non-tribal view of software development. He is a highly regarded instructor for the University of California, Berkeley, Extension. Allen eschews the dogma that surrounds […]

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Mar 27, 2017
AFH 059: Product Mastery with Geoff Watts [PODCAST]
46:36

Geoff Watts (@geoffcwatts) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss Product Mastery. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Geoff Watts[/featured-image] Geoff is the founder of Inspect & Adapt Ltd and one of the most experienced and respected Scrum coaches in the world. Having started using Scrum at British Telecom, one of the first large-scale agile adoptions, he has since coached organisations large and small […]

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Mar 20, 2017
AFH 058: Agile Coaching Strategies with Llewellyn Falco [PODCAST]
57:13

Llewellyn Falco (@llewellynfalco) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss Agile Coaching, types of coaching, hiring coaches, and some #MobProgramming. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Llewellyn Falco[/featured-image] Llewellyn is a professional teacher, speaker, agile programmer, and creator of the Approval Test project. He blogs here, appears on podcasts there, and helps make agile teams awesome everywhere. Llewellyn generously shares his insights on YouTube. […]

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Mar 13, 2017
AFH 057: The Leadership Gift with Joe Astolfi [PODCAST]
48:39

Joe Astolfi (@joeastolfi) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss the Leadership Gift and how it’s impacted his relationships, career, and life. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Joe Astolfi Discussing the Leadership Gift Program[/featured-image] Joe is an Agile Transformation Coach and is passionate about helping others become great leaders, increase their agility, and find joy in their work. He is a Board Member of […]

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Mar 06, 2017
AFH 056: Women in Agile with Natalie Warnert [PODCAST]
47:27

Natalie Warnert (@nataliewarnert) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss #womeninagile, seeking out diversity, capacity vs velocity, #NoEstimates, and more. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Natalie Warnert Presenting at A Conference[/featured-image] Natalie is a writer, speaker, agile coach, and team innovator. She is passionate about the #womeninagile movement and helps foster a welcoming culture where ever she goes. Natalie is an avid […]

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Feb 27, 2017
AFH 055: Agile Certifications with Tom Cagley [PODCAST]
48:26

Tom Cagley (@TCagley) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss the role and impact of certifications on the Agile movement. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Tom Cagley – Host of the SPaMCAST[/featured-image] Tom is a consultant, practitioner, and thought leader in software methods and metrics, quality assurance, and systems analysis. He is the co-author of Mastering Software Project Management: Best Practices Tools and […]

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Feb 20, 2017
AFH 054: Make It Easy to Be Successful with Bryan Beecham [PODCAST]
1:02:03

Bryan Beecham (@BillyGarnet) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss simplicity, continuous improvement, and modern agile. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Bryan Beecham Presenting on TDD and Refactoring[/featured-image] Bryan is a Consultant, Coach, Trainer, Speaker, Guitarist, Human Refactor guide, Idea Generator, Teacher, and Continuous Learner. His energetic style engages audiences to help to unlock creativity, trigger learning, and have fun interacting with new […]

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Feb 13, 2017
AFH 053: Catching up with Zach Bonaker and Amitai Schleier [PODCAST]
1:05:39

Zach Bonaker (@ZachBonaker) and Amitai Schleier (@schmonz) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss the monitization of agile, Agile Coach Camp 2016, and what does it actually mean to be an agile coach. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Agile Coach Camp 2016 – St. Louis, Missouri[/featured-image] Zach is a self-described “benevolent trouble-maker” and seeks to foster servant leadership that cultivates growth, learning, and discovery. He is […]

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Feb 06, 2017
AFH 052: Software Estimation with Steve McConnell [PODCAST]
1:03:53

Steve McConnell (@stevemconstrux) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss #NoEstimates, how estimates help teams collaborate with stakeholders, and what professional estimation looks like on an agile team. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Steve McConnell – CEO of Construx[/featured-image] Steve is the CEO of Construx Software. He is the author of many award winning books including:  Code Complete, Rapid Software Development, and […]

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Jan 28, 2017
AFH 051: Industrial Learning with Marian Willeke and Don Gray [PODCAST]
46:46

Marian Willeke (@mhwilleke) and Don Gray (@donaldegray) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss industrial learning, how small experiments can lead to big changes, and how to structure workshops for the greatest possible impact. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Marian Willeke Presenting on Learning[/featured-image] Marian is passionate about ensuring effective learning experiences are created to improve people’s lives. She seeks to foster a […]

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Jan 23, 2017
AFH 050: Agile Ideas with Neil Killick [PODCAST]
52:39

Neil Killick (@neil_killick) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss a wide variety of agile ideas including: “Shu-Ha-Ri”, Agile Management, #NoEstimates, and when software is “done”. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Neil Killick Presenting #NoEstimates[/featured-image] Neil is a software delivery coach and manager with experience shipping software in various capacities, domains, and industries. He is one of the key pioneers of #NoEstimates and seeks […]

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Dec 30, 2016
AFH 049: The State of Agile with Steve Denning [PODCAST]
44:36

Steve Denning (@stevedenning) and Don Gray (@donaldegray) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss the current state of agile and how an agile mindset trumps processes and tools. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Steve Denning Presenting about Leadership and Management[/featured-image] Steve is the author 8 books including The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management. He’s a former director of the World Bank. Steve is a contributor […]

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Oct 04, 2016
AFH 048: How Project Managers Can Fit on Agile Teams [PODCAST]
15:57

Justin Browder (@justin_browder) and Bryan Schoeff (@bryanschoeff) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss how project managers and developers can find common ground on Agile teams. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Justin Browder and Bryan Schoeff Presenting at The Path to Agility Conference – Copyright COHAA[/featured-image] Justin Browder is a Senior Consultant at AXIA Consulting. Since joining as the 10th employee in 2008, […]

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Sep 26, 2016
AFH 047: Agile Introspection with Jeremy Willets [PODCAST]
14:00

Jeremy Willets (@jeremywillets) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss introspection, continuous learning, and life as an agile coach. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Jeremy Willets Presenting at The Path to Agility Conference – Copyright COHAA[/featured-image] Jeremy an internal agile coach at a software development company. He is a speaker and author who brings the human elements of software development to the forefront. […]

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Sep 12, 2016
AFH 046: Agile Organizational Change with Doc Norton [PODCAST]
17:09

Michael “Doc” Norton (@docondev) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss Organizational Change, Mindset Shifts, and Product Centric Organizations. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Doc Norton Presenting at The Path to Agility Conference – Copyright COHAA[/featured-image] Doc is passionate about working with teams to improve delivery and building great organizations. Working with a wide range of companies such as Groupon, Nationwide Insurance, Belly, and […]

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Sep 05, 2016
AFH 045: System Thinking and #NoEstimates with Chris Chapman [PODCAST]
52:28

Chris Chapman (@derailleuragile) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss #NoEstimates, Lean, System Thinking, and Poutine. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Chris Chapman Coaching on Agile Practices[/featured-image] Chris is a #NoEstimates advocate, a lean thinker, a lover of Canadian craft beer. He is a coaching with leanintoit.com and seeks to bring agile thinking to all levels of an organization. Chris is a true […]

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Aug 29, 2016
AFH 044: Agile Thinking with Don Gray [PODCAST]
40:28

Don Gray (@donaldegray) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss agile thinking, models, and frameworks. Of course we didn’t cover any of those topics…but we meant to. 🙂 [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Don Gray Conducting a Coaching Session – Copyright Don Gray[/featured-image] Don is a friend and mentor to me, and a valued member of the agile community. He has contributed to […]

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Aug 22, 2016
AFH 043: The Agile Mindset with Gil Broza [PODCAST]
14:36

Gil Broza (@gilbroza) joined me (@RyanRipley) at The Path to Agility Conference (@cohaainfo) to discuss the agile mindset. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Gil Broza Presenting at The Path to Agility Conference 2016 – Copyright COHAA[/featured-image] Gil is the founder of 3PVantage. He is the author of The Human Side of Agile and The Agile Mindset. Gil is a sought after […]

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Aug 10, 2016
AFH 042: The Grows Method for Adopting Agile Software Develpoment [PODCAST]
54:46

Andy Hunt (@PragmaticAndy), Jared Richardson (@JaredRichardson), and Don Gray (@DonaldEGray) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss the Grows Method for agile adoption. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Andy Hunt Presenting at The Path to Agility Conference 2013 – Copyright COHAA[/featured-image] Andy is one of the 17 authors of the Agile Manifesto. He is the author of 9 books including: The […]

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Jul 12, 2016
AFH 041: Discover to Deliver with Ellen Gottesdiener [PODCAST]
17:05

Ellen Gottesdiener (@ellengott) joined me (@RyanRipley) at The Path to Agility Conference (@cohaainfo) to discuss the importance of discovery and delivery. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Ellen Gottesdiener Presenting at The Path to Agility Conference 2016 – Copyright COHAA[/featured-image] Ellen is the CEO and founder of EBG Consulting. She is the author of Requirements by Collaboration, The Software Requirements […]

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Jul 08, 2016
AFH 040: The Responsibility Process with Christopher Avery [PODCAST]
16:06

Christopher Avery (@ChristopherAver) joined me (@RyanRipley) at The Path to Agility Conference (@cohaainfo) to discuss responsibility. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Christopher Avery Presenting at The Path to Agility Conference 2016 – Copyright COHAA[/featured-image] Christopher is the President and CEO of Partnerwerks™ Inc and is the visionary force behind The Leadership Gift™. He is the author of “Teamwork Is […]

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Jun 27, 2016
AFH 039: How Do You Become An Agile Coach? [PODCAST]
1:19:32

Diane Zajac-Woodie (@AgileSquirrel), Zach Bonaker (@zachbonaker), and Amitai Schlair (@schmonz) joined me (@ryanripley) to discuss their paths to becoming agile coaches. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Zach Bonaker Presenting ‘The Deception of Training’ at Scrum Day San Diego 2016[/featured-image] Diane is the owner and principal consultant at Green Jeans Consulting. She is active in the agile community not only […]

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Jun 23, 2016
AFH 038: The Future of Scrum with Dave West [PODCAST]
18:36

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Dave West Discussion Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) and Dave West (@davidjwest) got together at the Path to Agility Conference to discuss the future of Scrum. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Dave West Presenting at The Path to Agility Conference 2016 – Copyright COHAA[/featured-image] Dave is the product owner at Scrum.org. In this role, he is responsible for […]

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Jun 16, 2016
AFH 037: Cost of Delay with Johanna Rothman [PODCAST]
16:48

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Johanna Rothman Discussion Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) and Johanna Rothman (@johannarothman) got together at the Path to Agility Conference to discuss her new book – Diving for Hidden Treasures: Uncovering the Cost of Delay in Your Project Portfolio. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false” alt=”Johanna Rothman”]Johanna Rothman Presenting at The Path to Agility Conference 2016 – Copyright […]

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Jun 07, 2016
AFH 036: Get Momentum with Jason Womack [PODCAST]
15:26

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Jason Womack Discussion Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) and Jason Womack (@jasonwomack) got together at the Path to Agility Conference to talk about Jason’s latest book – “Get Momentum”. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false” alt=”Jason Womack”]Get Momentum Author – Jason Womack[/featured-image] Jason and his wife Jodi wrote “Get Momentum” to help people learn “how to start when you’re […]

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Jun 01, 2016
AFH 035: Data Driven Agile Coaching with Troy Magennis [PODCAST]
48:44

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Troy Magennis Discussion Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) and Troy Magennis (@t_magennis) got together to discuss Troy’s upcoming Agile 2016 talks: Data Driven Coaching – Safely Turning Team Data Into Coaching Insights Forecasting Using Data – Quickly Answering How Big, How long and How Likely [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”] Troy covered 4 key metric categories: responsiveness, […]

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May 20, 2016
AFH 034: Agile Program Management with Johanna Rothman [PODCAST]
48:18

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Johanna Rothman Discussion Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) and Johanna Rothman (@johannarothman) got together to discuss Johanna’s new book “Agile and Lean Program Management: Scaling Collaboration Across the Organization”. Johanna is known as the “Pragmatic Manager” who provides frank advice for difficult problems. She is a prolific author and blogger and also publishes a newsletter called […]

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May 13, 2016
AFH 033: HR Insights with Esther Derby and Stacy Johnston [PODCAST]
46:12

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Esther Derby, Stacy Johnston Discussion Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley), Esther Derby (@estherderby), and Stacy Johnston got together to discuss performance management, HR myths, annual reviews, and how teams can partner with their HR department to create better systems of work. A key concept throughout the show was the need for people to feel that […]

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May 02, 2016
AFH 032: How to Improve Your Agile Conference Submissions [PODCAST]
1:11:57

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Don Gray, Tim Ottinger, Amitai Schlair, Jason Tice Discussion Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley), Don Gray (@donaldegray), Tim Ottinger (@tottinge), Amitai Schlair (@schmonz), and Jason Tice (@theagilefactor) got together to discuss strategies for submitting talks to agile conferences and how to help the chances of your presentation getting accepted. **DISCLAIMER: This is an independent […]

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Apr 21, 2016
AFH 031: Natural Software Development using #NoEstimates and Variable Length Sprints [PODCAST]
1:03:05

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Ron Quartel, Amitai Schlair Discussion Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley), Ron Quartel (@agileagitator) and Amitai Schlair (@schmonz) got together to discuss a real live #NoEstimates project, variable length sprints, the power of the sprint goal, and true software craftsmanship. Ron joined us back on episode 10 to discuss Fast Agile and came back to […]

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Apr 07, 2016
AFH 030: Product Backlog Management with Tim Ottinger and Mark Davidson [PODCAST]
1:05:34

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Tim Ottinger, Mark Davidson Discussion Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley), Tim Ottinger (@tottinge) and Mark Davidson (@AgileDelivery) got together to discuss the role of the Product Owner (PO) and Product Backlog Management. Topics ranged from Minimum Viable Product (MVP), Story Mapping, Product Backlog Item creation, and what to do when the backlog becomes unruly. […]

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Mar 28, 2016
AFH 029: Beyond Legacy Code with David Bernstein and Woody Zuill [PODCAST]
59:16

Hosts Ryan Ripley, David Bernstein, Woody Zuill Discussion Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley), David Bernstein (@tobeagile) and Woody Zuill (@WoodyZuill) got together to discuss legacy code, what it means to be a great programmer, test driven development, and how the principles that we adopt drive our practices. Software development is one of the few activities that requires […]

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Mar 12, 2016
AFH 028: Where Does Work Come From? [PODCAST]
1:06:55

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Don Gray, Tim Ottinger, Brad Rasmussen Discussion Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley), Don Gray (@donaldegray), Tim Ottinger (@tottinge), and Brad Rasmussen (@Rass30) got together to discuss “Where does work come from?”. The conversation moved in multiple directions that included theories or work, what motivates people, management theory, and how to introduce agile at large […]

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Mar 05, 2016
AFH 027: Mob Programming with Woody Zuill [PODCAST]
1:02:35

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Amitai Schlair, Woody Zuill Discussion Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley), Amitai Schlair (@schmonz) and Woody Zuill (@WoodyZuill) got together to discuss Mob Programming (#MobProgramming). Mob programming involves the whole team working on the same thing, at the same time, in the same space, and at the same computer. You can think of it as […]

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Feb 25, 2016
AFH 026: Agile Impressions and Errors with Jerry Weinberg [PODCAST]
52:43

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Amitai Schlair, Jerry Weinberg Discussion Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley), Amitai Schlair (@schmonz) and Jerry Weinberg (@JerryWeinberg) got together to talk about how to be more self-aware, what it means to be a recovering perfectionist, making writing a little simpler, why errors are so difficult to deal with, and who should be on an […]

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Feb 14, 2016
AFH 025: What Did We Learn in 2015? [PODCAST]
59:19

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Don Gray, Aaron Kopel, Tim Ottinger, Jason Tanner Discussion Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley), Don Gray (@donaldegray), Aaron Kopel (@aakopel), Tim Ottinger (@tottinge), and Jason Tanner (@JasonBTanner) got together via Skype to discuss their thoughts on 2015 and what they are looking forward to in 2016. We covered a lot of ground and a […]

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Feb 06, 2016
AFH 024: A Bonfire of Metaphors with Bill Caputo [PODCAST]
59:08

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Bill Caputo Discussion Bill Caputo (@logosity) joined me (@RyanRipley) for a discussion about 12thprinciple.org – a site dedicated to the only principle in the agile manifesto that describes how teams should be organized: Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them the environment and support they need, and trust them to get the […]

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Jan 12, 2016
AFH 023: Remote Teams with Mark Kilby and David Horowitz [PODCAST]
46:01

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Mark Kilby, David Horowitz Discussion Mark Kilby (@mkilby) and David Horowitz (@ds_horowitz) – CEO of Retrium (@RetriumHQ) – joined me (@RyanRipley) for a discussion about continuous improvement, retrospectives, and remote teams. Agile for Humans is brought to you by audible.com – get one FREE audiobook download and 30 day free trial at […]

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Dec 06, 2015
AFH 022: The Product Owner Role with Mark Davidson [PODCAST]
1:07:42

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Tim Ottinger, Mark Davidson Discussion Tim Ottinger (@tottinge) and Mark Davidson (@agiledelivery) joined me (@RyanRipley) for a discussion about the Product Owner Role, #NoEstimates, Product Management, and the concept of “controlled disappointment”. The Product Owner (PO) role is near super-human. Shared responsibility is one approach to bring this role back down to […]

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Nov 15, 2015
AFH 021: Agility with Allen Holub [PODCAST]
59:19

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Allen Holub Discussion Allen Holub (@allenholub) joined me (@RyanRipley) for a discussion about #NoEstimates, #NoManagement and what it truly means for an organization to adopt agility. Allen is a trainer, writer, speaker, and coach who takes a non-tribal view of software development and eschews the dogma that surrounds many of the current […]

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Nov 06, 2015
AFH 020: #NoEstimates with Vasco Duarte [PODCAST]
54:44

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Vasco Duarte Discussion Vasco Duarte (@duarte_vasco) joined Ryan Ripley (@RyanRipley) for a discussion about #NoEstimates. Vasco is the author of the #NoEstimates Book, Founder of Oikosofy, and host of the Scrum Master ToolBox Podcast. One of the staring points of #NoEstimates is: “We as an industry are not able to estimate well.” […]

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Oct 22, 2015
AFH 019: Human Refactoring with Bryan Beecham [PODCAST]
1:09:51

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Amitai Schlair, Bryan Beecham Discussion Ryan Ripley (@RyanRipley) Amitai Schlair (@schmonz) and Bryan Beecham (@BillyGarnet) started the show by talking about the great impact that Tim Ottinger (@tottinge) has had on their lives and on the agile community. To learn more about Tim and his thoughts on agile, you can visit his […]

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Oct 15, 2015
AFH 018: Don’t Trust Ryan with Your Agile Laundry [PODCAST]
44:00

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Esther Derby, Don Gray, Amitai Schlair Discussion Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) Esther Derby (@estherderby) Don Gray (@donaldegray) and Amitai Schlair (@schmonz) got together to discuss the vast topic of “trust”. We covered how to establish trust with a new team, how trust impacts the scrum master role, and how easily managers can lose […]

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Oct 07, 2015
AFH 017: 5 Base Patterns to Guide Agile Teams [PODCAST]
1:25:26

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Zach Bonaker, Dan Greening Discussion A rejuvenated Zach Bonaker (@zachbonaker) joined Dan Greening (@greening) and Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to talk about #NoEstimates and some of the limitations of not estimating work. We quickly moved on from that topic to an area that Dan has put a lot of work in to: What […]

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Sep 29, 2015
AFH 016: Are You Mocking My Unit Tests? [PODCAST]
1:30:35

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Amitai Schlair, Arlo Belshee Discussion Ryan Ripley (@RyanRipley) Amitai Schlair (@schmonz) and Arlo Belshee (@arlobelshee) covered one of the most diverse agendas ever covered on the podcast. We started with a discussion about scaling agile, the limitations of frameworks like SAFe, LeSS, and DaD. We then moved on to the limits that […]

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Sep 20, 2015
AFH 015: The USS Agile Enterprise [PODCAST]
1:00:27

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Tim Ottinger, Don Gray Discussion Ryan Ripley (@RyanRipley) Tim Ottinger (@tottinge) and Don Gray (@donaldegray) got together to talk about the word “enterprise”. Quite a few connotations were thrown around: inertia, masses of people, waterfall. Better, Faster, Cheaper was even discussed. We moved on to talking about the limitations imposed on scaling […]

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Sep 10, 2015
AFH 014: Agile in a Galaxy Far Far Away [PODCAST]
52:13

[featured-image single_newwindow=”false”] Hosts Ryan Ripley, Aaron Griffith Discussion Aaron Griffith (@aaron_griffith) is a member of the Hunter #mobprogramming team, agile speaker, and #NoEstimates enthusiast. He joined Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) to talk about agile in a galaxy far far away, agile coach camp (#accus) experiences, and a bonus topic from the Agile Coaching Cards Lean Coffee […]

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Aug 31, 2015
AFH 013: When Does an Agile Team Need a Coach? [PODCAST]
50:51

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Zach Bonaker, Amitai Schlair Discussion It’s a miracle that this episode happened. Zach Bonaker (@zachbonaker) got lost in an English bog, Amitai Schlair (@schmonz) was wandering in Guatemala and Ryan Ripley (@ryanripley) was nearly sucked in to the power fueled DC world, but the three managed to come together to ponder some […]

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Aug 27, 2015
AFH 012: Agile Experiments with Woody Zuill [PODCAST]
1:04:23

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Zach Bonaker, Woody Zuill Discussion Woody Zuill (@WoodyZuill) joined Zach and Ryan to talk about experimentation in Agile. Woody talked about his early experiences in the workforce and the need to investigate. These experiences taught him to never take anything for granted and to be inquisitive about all things. This lead to one […]

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Aug 18, 2015
AFH 011: Agile Lean Coffee for Humans [PODCAST]
1:40:16

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Victor Bonacci, Jon Jorgensen Discussion This episode is a cross-over between The Agile Coffee Podcast and Agile for Humans. Victor and Jon host Agile Coffee and do a great job of cultivating interesting topics and engaging guests. Not too long ago, Victor joined me on Agile for Humans and we had so […]

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Aug 09, 2015
AFH 010: FAST Agile with Ron Quartel [PODCAST]
49:37

Hosts Ryan Ripley, Ron Quartel Discussion Ron Quartel (@AgileAgitator) is an agile coach, blogger (blog.agileagitator.com) and the creator of the FAST Agile framework. The FAST Agile (www.fast-agile.com) is a combination of Open Space Technology, Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), and Story Mapping. After watching hundreds of participants use open space technology to organize and hold a conference, […]

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Jul 30, 2015