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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3×09 – Rules Crunch

In this episode of the Agile Chuck Wagon, Chuck talks about one of his favorite pastimes, roleplaying. There are a variety of rulesets out there, each with a level of detail in the rules (“crunch”). Through that lens, he talks about different agile practices. This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. […]

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Scrum Master Role – 1×15

Chuck waxes poetic about the scrum master role and what it entails. Thanks Alan Lu for the question! A scrum master is the custodian of the process, the facilitator, a coach, an obstacle remover — all done as a servant leader. He also talks about traits that make for a good scrum master. This episode is sponsored by […]

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Scrum in Simple English – 1×01

  In this inaugural episode, Chuck gives a 5-minute overview of Scrum in Simple English. The idea for this episode came from a statement by Lyssa Adkins of Coaching Agile Teams fame, who says a coach should be able to explain the methodology in 5 minutes. Simple English is an expansion of Charles Ogden’s attempt to […]

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