Goals - 2×13

October 18, 2017

In this show, Chuck talks about forming goals, and an alternative to SMART goals that he finds more compelling.

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Agilist Highlight - Troy Magennis - 2×12

October 11, 2017

In this first installment of a recurring series, Chuck highlights the work of an agilist he admires, Troy Magennis. Troy is known in the agile community for applying data science to agile project management.

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Finite State Machines - 2×11

October 4, 2017

This episode comes from the archives of the old Agile Chuck Wagon podcast. In this show, Chuck talks about the programming design pattern of finite state machines, which can be found in many places in the real world.

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Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose - 2×10

September 27, 2017

In this episode, Chuck talks about the subject of Daniel Pink's book Drive, in which he says that people need autonomy, mastery, and purpose to be motivated.

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Code Katas versus Koans - 2×09

September 20, 2017

In this reprise of a classic Agile Chuck Wagon episode, Chuck talks about the difference between a code kata and a koan, and the role each can play in the professional development of a programmer.

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INVEST acronym for user stories - 2×08

September 13, 2017

Today, Chuck introduces listeners to the INVEST acronym, which is a method to help ensure good quality user stories. User stories are often used in agile as a way of capturing some parameters for an upcoming unit of work.

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Always Be Producing - 2×07

September 6, 2017

In this episode, Chuck talks about why it's important to get a creative routine and stick to it. Or, as Blake in Glengarry Glen Ross would put it, "A Always B Be P Producing"!

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Surprisal - 2×06

August 30, 2017

Today, Chuck talks about surprisal, a concept from information theory that can help agilists quantify risk.

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Accuracy vs. Precision - 2×05

August 23, 2017

In this episode, Chuck talks about the difference between accuracy and precision. This distinction can be important to scrum masters and others who concern themselves with metrics.

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Bases of Power - 2×04

August 16, 2017

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.

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