Surprisal – 2×06

Today, Chuck talks about surprisal, a concept from information theory that can help agilists quantify risk. He discusses what a bit is in terms of Shannon’s theory, and how to apply the concept to story estimation. This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. Sign up today!

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The Podcast and the Patreon

Chuck released a video detailing the benefits of sponsoring the Agile Chuck Wagon. The podcast is being released under the freemium pricing strategy, which means that the Agile Chuck Wagon is more than just the podcast. Sponsors have opportunities for behind the scenes information, early access to content, premium content, and access to community resources. […]

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Bases of Power – 2×04

Today, Chuck talks about the French-Raven theory of the six bases of power: legitimate, reward, coercive, expert, referent, and informational. He talks about how leaders can use more effectively use their power and how to curtail its abuse by others. This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. Sign up today!

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SCARF threat model – 2×02

In this episode, Chuck introduces listeners to the SCARF threat model, and how threats to our status, certainty, autonomy, relatedness, and fairness impact our ability to listen and engage with others. This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. Sign up today!

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