The Modern Agile Show

Over the past decade, innovative companies, software industry thought leaders and lean/agile pioneers have discovered simpler, sturdier, more streamlined ways to be agile. These modern approaches share a focus on producing exceptional outcomes and growing an outstanding culture. Today, it makes far more sense to bypass antiquated agility in favor of modern approaches. Modern agile methods are defined by four guiding principles: Make People Awesome; Make Safety a Prerequisite; Experiment and Learn Rapidly and Deliver Value Continuously. World famous organizations like Google, Amazon, AirBnB, Etsy and others are living proof of the power of these four principles. However, you don’t need to be a name brand company to leverage modern agile wisdom.



Interview with Woody Zuill

Episode 22 of the Modern Agile Show features an interview with Woody Zuill, father of Mob Programming, a pioneer of #NoEstimates and an experienced Lean/Agile trainer and coach. Woody describes the early origins and influences of Mob Programming, including the study groups that he conducted at Hunter Industries. Woody describes the importance of daily Retrospectives in order to improve every day. He also explains how Mob Programming helps humans work well together and how the practice of mobbing helped him become a better person.


 2018-03-11  28m