This Agile Life

A podcast about what it is like to be agile in the real world.

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A podcast devoted to agile and lean software development.

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  • Episode 130: Intelligent Monkeys

    September 24th, 2017  |  51 mins 28 secs
    agile, automation, continuous delivery, continuous integration, exploratory, exploratory testing, pyramid, scripts, tdd, testing, testing pyramid

    A discussion of automation. How much automation is the right amount of automation? Is automation valuable?

  • Episode 129: What Happened

    September 17th, 2017  |  1 hr 4 mins
    agile, amos, jason, john, lee, podcast assurance project, retrospective, scrum, tdd, trust, xp

    Getting the band back together to do a mini retro on our failure to release consistently

  • Episode 128: Pickle Buckets

    August 20th, 2017  |  1 hr 8 mins
    agile, beer, brewery, brewing, continuous improvement, flow, home brew, home brewing, lean, rolla, scale, scaling, scrum, trust

    Amos and Craig welcome Josh Stacy to the show to discuss beer, especially as it relates to Agile. Trust me. You'll see.

  • Episode 127: Someone Stank

    August 13th, 2017  |  44 mins 52 secs
    agile, coaching, intimacy, mob programming, pair programming, pairing, player coaching, scrum, someone stank, tdd, trust

    Amos and Craig co-located and talking about pairing and the problems Amos can cause when he belches.

  • Episode 126: Cat Killed the WiFi

    April 24th, 2017  |  38 mins 28 secs

    Craig and Amos talk job interviews, if and when Craig can keep the cat off of his router.

  • Episode 125: DevOps Extravaganza of Tangents

    January 29th, 2017  |  49 mins 38 secs

    Amos and Craig discuss DevOps

  • Episode 124: The 12 Days of Agile

    January 8th, 2017  |  1 hr 20 mins

    Craig and Jason take us on a wintery journey through the 12 days of agile.

  • Episode 123: Return of the Amos King

    December 11th, 2016  |  58 mins 2 secs

    Our roving reporter, Amos King, wraps up his series recording in Orlando, FL at the Agile Dev East conference.

  • Episode 122: The Amos Files, Part 2

    December 4th, 2016  |  52 mins 51 secs

    Amos King, our roving reporter, interviews 3 presenters at Agile Dev East, the Techwell event in Orlando, FL from the middle of November 2016.

  • Episode 121: The Amos Files, Part 1

    November 27th, 2016  |  37 mins 25 secs

    Amos King, our roving reporter, interviews 2 presenters at Agile Dev East, the Techwell event in Orlando, FL from the middle of November 2016.

  • Episode 120: 2 Person Retro

    November 20th, 2016  |  34 mins 5 secs
    agile, lean, retro, retrospective, scrum, xp

    Amos and Craig perform a retrospective on Craig's presentation at Ruby Conf to give a real-world demonstration of a two person retrospective.

  • Episode 119: Trust, Transparency and Truth

    October 2nd, 2016  |  55 mins 2 secs

    This presentation was recorded at Agile Gravy 2016 Trust Transparency Truth

  • Episode 118: At the Wheelhouse (Agile Lunch)

    September 18th, 2016  |  49 mins 12 secs

    Co-location Remote teams Measurement and measuring

  • Quick Announcement from Amos

    August 25th, 2016  |  36 secs

    Look out UK. Here comes Amos!

  • Episode 117: Rubber Duck Effect (Scrum to Kanban)

    August 21st, 2016  |  55 mins 17 secs

    Scrum vs. Kanban

  • Episode 116: It’s Called a Comic Book – Pt. 2 (State of Agile)

    August 7th, 2016  |  37 mins 22 secs

    The Version One 10th Annual State of Agile