In this episode, Jamie joined Shahin to talk about the recent disruption all of us are experiencing.

We conversed about and around the following topics:

  • Cognitive overload, learning tips, and personal disruptions
  • Disruptions in our professional lives and the following: Instagram Influencers, Lonely Planet, etc.
  • Responding to Change and Agile transformation at the time of covid19
  • Creative ways of teaching then and now: SMS based learning
  • Psychic Entropy: a state of mind where your thoughts cannot flow to have concrete ideas but are stuck in the same state of thought like a Merry go Round.

We referred to and/or mentioned the following people:

Peter Aceto

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In this Episode, Diana joined Shahin to talk about Agile Fluency and other related topics.

Diana Larsen

We conversed about and around the following topics:

We referred to and/or mentioned the following people:

Rebecca Wirfs-Brock – Linda Rising – Esther Derby – Klaus Leopold (LeanOnAgile Show with Klaus) – Joshua Kerievsky – Ward Cunningham – Norman Kerth – Allison Pollard – Alistair Cockburn – Ron Jeffries – Arlo Belshee – Martin Fowler – James Shore

We cited the following resources:

By Diana & Co-Authors:

By Other Authors:

About Diana:

As co-founder and chief connector, Diana Larsen collaborates in leadership of the Agile Fluency® Project. Diana co-authored the books Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great; Liftoff: Start and Sustain Successful Agile Teams; Five Rules for Accelerated Learning; and the seminal whitepaper and eBook “Agile Fluency Model: A Brief Guide to Success with Agile.” For 20+ years, she led the practice area for Agile software development, leading & managing teams, and guiding Agile transitions at FutureWorks Consulting. Through the Agile Fluency Project’s programs for supporting and mentoring agile coaches and consultants, Diana shares the wisdom she’s gained in over 30 years of working with leaders, teams, and organizations. She delivers keynote talks and workshops at conferences around the world.

In this Episode, Shahin and Gil talked about recent events, working from home, and Gil’s new book of Agile for Non-Software Teams.

We conversed about and around the following topics:

  • Agility (small a Agile)
  • Working remotely
  • Designing your Agile 
  • Need for Agile in Marketing
  • Agile for Non-Software Teams
  • Lean and Agile
  • Modern Agile
We referred to and/or mentioned the following people:

We cited the following resources:

Additional links for the show notes:

About Gil:
Gil Broza can help you increase organizational agility and team performance with minimal risk and thrashing. Dozens of companies seeking transformations, makeovers, or improvements have relied on his pragmatic, modern, and respectful support for customizing Agile in their contexts. These days, several of the world’s largest organizations are having him train hundreds of their managers in technology and business (up to SVP/CIO level) on practical Agile leadership. He is the author of three acclaimed books, The Human Side of Agile, The Agile Mind-Set, and the ground-breaking new Agile for Non-Software Teams.

In this episode, Shahin and Bob talked about Passion.

We conversed about and around the following topics:

We referred to and/or mentioned the following people:

We cited the following resources:

Bob’s blog, site, podcast, and book (one of them)

Software Endgames

In this episode, Shahin and Declan talked about Agile Alliance.

Some of the topic covered are as follow:

We mentioned the following people:

How to contact Declan:

In this episode, Shahin and Ryan talked about the new book by Todd and Ryan’s Fixing Your Scrum. Todd and Ryan wrote this book together and published it in Jan 2020.

We talked about various topics, and mentioned some people including the following:

Topics:

  • Agile For Human Podcast
  • 242 pages of fixing Scrum v.s. 15 pages of Scrum Guide
  • Scrum meetings go overboard
  • Decision Making Frameworks
  • Fixing Your Process, it’s bigger than Scrum even!
  • Who this book is useful for? 
  • Approaches for Leadership to elevate Scrum
  • Scrum.org Community
People:

If you are interested to get a copy, you can get your copy of the book here:

In this short episode, Shahin will be talking about what the Lean On Agile Show is. How it started and what you can expect from it.

We referred to the following podcasts:

Bob’s keynote at GOAT (Gatineau Ottawa Agile Tour) can be found here.
You can also find a list of podcasts I recommend on Shahin’s blog here.

For the second episode, Shahin had the honor to talk with Johanna on the topic of Speaking at Conferences, tips and tricks on it and how to become a better one. She recently wrote the book “Write a Conference Proposal the Conference Wants and Accepts”. We discussed the book as well. If you are thinking of starting your speaking journey, We recommend to listen to the show and highly recommend to read her book.

Johanna Rothman, known as the “Pragmatic Manager,” provides frank advice for your tough problems. She helps leaders and teams see and solve their problems, resolve risks, and manage their product development. Johanna is the author of seventeen books and hundreds of articles. Find the Pragmatic Manager, a monthly email newsletter, and her blogs at jrothman.com and createadaptablelife.com.

Her new book: Write a Conference Proposal the Conference Wants and Accepts

Resources from the podcast:

Welcome to Lean on Agile Podcast, a podcast about Agile & Beyound. I’m your host, Shahin.

This is our first episode. The topics we are covering in this episode:

  • How to Start in Agile Certifications? 
    • What is Certification? 
    • What are my thoughts about them?
    • What does it show? 
    • From a beginner perspective
    • From a recruiter perspective
    • From a hiring manager perspective
    • From a knowledge perspective
  • Scrum bodies
  • ICAgile 
  • Kanban
    •  Changed recently, 3 levels 
  • DAD 
    •  Recently acquired by PMI -my story
  • LeSS 
    • Based on Scrum, I have done it, very close to Scrum@Scale it seems 
  • SAFe
  • Technical Certifications
    • DevOps – ICAgile, SAFe
    • Not a unique body