All-knowing bosses have had their day. Managing today's knowledge worker requires 'Supportive Leadership,' The role of the IT manager is not what it used to be, and the people who are playing the old role need to adopt a new approach as a leader or get out of the business of managing people. What is [...]
I just took the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI ACP exam) exam and in this teleconference I was sharing my immediate gut reactions to the exam. My guest co-host on the call is Rory McCorkle the Product Owner of the exam. Rory gives us a brief update on the status of the exam and then [...]
In the first of a 3 part series. Frank Schittini shares with us how PMI came to offer an agile certification and some interesting details about the process. Joseph: Lets just jump right into it. PMI is known for being the organization that promotes what agilists call the traditional waterfall process. How did PMI end [...]
Joseph Flahiff: Hey Michael. Michael Mah: Hello Joseph, Good Morning. Joseph Flahiff: I wanted to talk with you today a little bit about statistics [metrics] and information that is hard to find. I have been looking out there for data about Agile, real hard data about the productivity gains and the reduction in [...]
Agile for SAP you better believe it. In this podcast you will learn how Genesis consulting is saving clients millions of dollars by using agile to implement SAP. Link to Genesis Consulting
Andy Hunt was one of the original signers of the Agile Manifesto in 2001. I had a great time interviewing Andy Hunt (Andrew Hunt) for this podcast. It is great to find a kindred spirit. I hope you enjoy listening to /ndy talk about his pragmatic approach to software development. Learn more about [...]
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 links to Amazon [affiliate links] about the books mentioned in this podcast.
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 to us from the Netherlands.
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 what he might change if he were doing it all over again.
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? I decided to go to the big dog in the park, IBM, and talk about how you can save literally [...]