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Implementing Lean – a discussion with Jeffery Liker

By | February 21st, 2011|Categories: agile, Audio Podcast, enterprise, lean, management, organizations, performance, principles, Scaling Agile, tools, waterfall|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Jeffery Liker is the author of 9 books including the international best seller "The Toyota Way". In this podcast Joseph discusses with Jeff the "smells" of successful and unsuccessful lean implementations. Here are [...]

The Agile Manifesto 10 Years later – Arie van Bennekum

By | February 18th, 2011|Categories: agile, agile fundamentals, Audio Podcast, Customer, principles, project management, software development, teams, waterfall|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Arie van Bennekum was one of the original signatories of the Agile Manifesto.  He is an active contributor to the agile community, active in the DSDM Consortium, an author and well known speaker.  Arie comes [...]

The Agile Manifesto 10 years later – Ward Cunningham

By | February 14th, 2011|Categories: agile, agile fundamentals, Audio Podcast, management, People, software development, waterfall|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Agile Manifesto was written 10 years ago. Ward Cunningham was one of the original signatories. In this interview with him I discuss the decade that has passed, where the manifesto has taken us and [...]

Agile for COTS – Discussion with Scott Ambler

By | February 8th, 2011|Categories: agile, Audio Podcast, COTS, iterative, planning, project management, waterfall|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Agile thought leader Scott Ambler discusses with Joseph Flahiff how you use Agile to more effectively implement Commercial off the shelf (COTS). COTS projects are often not considered a candidate for Agile but why not? [...]

Mixing the Agile methodology and the Waterfall methodology – a really short introduction

By | February 1st, 2011|Categories: agile, planning, Product Owner, project management, Project Manager, Scaling Agile, software development, teams, video blog, waterfall|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How do you mix agile and waterfall. in this video Joseph tells you about how to use agile as a delivery model baked into a waterfall shell.

What does Agile mean for a Project Manager’s Career

By | January 28th, 2011|Categories: agile, People, project management, Project Manager, Roles, Scrum, scrum master, software development, video blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you need Project Managers if you are agile? What happens to my career as a PM if we adopt agile? Don't worry, here is what you can expect.

Need to show your boss that Multitasking is a myth?

By | December 15th, 2010|Categories: agile, agile fundamentals, Book Review, motivation, People, teams, video blog|Tags: , , |

John Medina is a genius! If you haven't read it yet read "Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School" (Amazon Associate link). Really he rocks. I do it every [...]