Features versus Maintenance – 7×11

In this episode, Chuck talks about the dynamic tension between delivering new features and maintaining the product. He talks about technical debt, and ways agile coaches and scrum masters can […]

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  • Features versus Maintenance – 7×11

    In this episode, Chuck talks about the dynamic tension between delivering new features and maintaining the product. He talks about technical debt, and ways agile coaches and scrum masters can […]

  • Test-Driven Development – 7×10

    In this episode, Chuck talks about test-driven development (TDD). He talks about the practice, and ways agile coaches and scrum masters can help their teams adopt it. This is an […]

  • Keeping True to Process – 7×9

    In this episode, Chuck talks about keeping true to process, and ways agile coaches and scrum masters can help their teams avoid abandoning process when things get difficult. This is […]

  • The getKanban Game – 7×8

    In this reprise of a 2015 episode from the first incarnation of the Agile Chuck Wagon, Chuck describes the game getKanban. It’s used to teach people how to use Kanban […]

  • Flow Efficiency – 7×7

    Chuck talks about how this Kanban metric can be used by scrum teams to improve their velocity. Flow efficiency is touch time divided by time in process.

  • Lent – 7×6

    On today’s episode, Chuck talks about Lent and sacrifice. He talks about how agile teams can apply this idea for continuous improvement.

  • Development Managers at the Daily Standup – 7×5

    Today, Chuck brings a controversy from work to the podcast. He makes a case for the ability for development managers to attend daily standup. He talks about the policy that […]

  • Change to Buzzsprout

    I changed my podcast provider Buzzsprout today. I updated the web players on Season 7 episodes. Let me know if you encounter any trouble. If an older episode interests you, […]

  • OKR – 7×4

    In this episode of the Agile Chuck Wagon, Chuck talks about objectives and key results. This framework is useful when cascading goals down to others.

  • Deliberate Practice – 7×3

    Chuck talks about Anders Ericsson’s research in his book Peak. He explains why deliberate practice is better than just good enough, for both skill improvement and mastery. He explains deliberate […]