4×12 – Behavioral Interviews

Today, Chuck talks about how to recognize a fellow agilist using behavioral interview techniques. He also shares some wisdom of the crowd around good interview questions. This topic stems from an open space session he led at Mile High Agile 2018. This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. Sponsors are needed […]

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4×11 – Mob Programming

This week, Chuck talks about the emerging practice of mob programming, in which a group of three or more people collaboratively write code around a single keyboard and monitor. While this may sound wasteful at first blush, the practice can accelerate learning. This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. Sponsors are needed […]

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4×9 – The Hungarian Algorithm

This week, Chuck describes the Hungarian algorithm, which is a way to solve the issue of fairly distributing tasks among an equal number of workers. He talks about how he used it as a volunteer lead for the Explore DDD conference last year. This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. Sponsors […]

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4×8 – The BECOME Process

As a follow-up to a prior episode, Chuck talks about BECOME, a step-by-step approach to respond to an incident of inappropriate behavior as a teachable moment when possible. The name is an acronym for the six steps in the process: Behavior, Emergency, Context, Options, Myself and Enact. The material for this episode is drawn from the book Encouraging […]

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