Benchmarking – 6×2

In this episode of the Agile Chuck Wagon, the topic is benchmarking. Chuck talks about the four kinds of benchmarks for computer programs, as well as things you need to control in order to get reproducible results. He then compares agile team metrics to these kinds of benchmarks and these factors to control.

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Leadership Communication Grid – 5×13

Tired of ineffective meetings? In this week’s episode, Chuck talks about a classification tool by Graham Jones from his book, Top Performance Leadership. His leadership communication grid describes what channels of communication are most effective for a kind of message. Listen about structured vs. unstructured channels, and informal vs. formal ones.

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Monthly Retrospectives – 5×12

In today’s episode, Chuck talks about his own personal monthly retrospective. He describes the starfish retrospective format he uses, and the benefits of doing a periodic, personal retrospective. If you’d like to see an example, just ask! This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. Sponsors are needed to help the podcast […]

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Vary Your Daily Ritual – 5×11

Today, Chuck talks about how a magazine ad from the late 80s and some listener feedback led to some improvements in the podcast. He also talks about ways to vary your daily ritual in the field of agile ceremonies. This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. Sponsors are needed to help […]

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