Tom Varsavsky is the Chief Engineer of REA Group, the global force behind digital real estate giant realestate.com.au . He oversees a community of over 600 technologists and represents tech at the exec level. It was great to talk to Tom about his adjustment to the role, what it takes to grow and sustain a high performing engineering culture and capability as REA has grown.Read More
This weeks episode is a Mini Hack, the second in our Mini Hack episodes and it’s all about Visual working, just “Put it on a wall” please.Read More
This week on The Weekly ReBoot we’re taking you through a mini hack, a simple idea you can apply in your teams at your work that will help you be better.
But before we start, do you do regular Retros? If not please read through this blog on The Life Changing Magic of Retros, then come back hopefully convinced to make a Retrospective part of your team’s regular habits.Read More
This is our first in a series of podcast episodes about The Poster. We created The Poster in response to the many frustrations we hear from our community and clients about how difficult it is to embed agility, adaptiveness and all the crucial elements that are needed to empower teams to deliver amazing outcomes for their businesses.Read More
Rowan Bunning joined us via Hangout in Sydney, we kindly gave up some time to talk to us about what he sees happening in the Agile community in Australia and Globally. Some of the anti-patterns we see in the trenches as well as what’s interesting in terms of new ideas, concepts, and books.Read More
It was delightful to have Adrian on The Weekly ReBoot as our final special guest bonus episode for 2018. Adrian is well known in the Agile community in Melbourne (and beyond) and brings his authenticity and passion to everything he does. Working with Adrian is a joy, and his genuine enthusiasm and capabilities are certainly unique among senior accomplished leaders of digital teams and companies. He’s a no B.S. guy and he just wants the best for people and teams and is striving to help us be better.
Welcome to the last Weekly ReBoot episode of the year where Tony and Alex reflect on a "listical of lists", it’s a Yule Logsticle! An array of great lists, dare we say useful ideas, and frivolous fun to end the year with a little taste of Christmas.Read More
Today we talk to Ed Wong AKA @Littlehelper who runs Tabar who are well known for a bunch of Australian conferences and events. He is a quiet achiever in the Agile community and a real contributor to sharing of knowledge and collaborating across many platforms companies, independents and experts in the industry. It was great and fun, as always, to chat to Ed.
This week we talk about reflections, articles and blogs without ads (the scourge of our eyeballs) some good books and people to follow and the merits of email. It’s near the end of the year and things are getting loose! Many rabbits went down holes.
We caught up with Jay Hyett (On his Birthday!) to talk about his work at Envato as a Senior Delivery Coach and he let’s us in to some of the tips and hints that allow them to achieve face to face collaboration whilst having a very remote friendly culture.Read More
This week we are all obsessed about The Customer and Self Organising teams, and a special guest right at the end! So keep on listening for that!Read More
Renee is an Enterprise Agile coach and and also famous as one of the podcasters on arguably the most famous Agile podcast (and one of my favourites) the Agile Revolution. She also writes at Agile Forrest works at as a Project Lead at BCG and is currently heading up their Agile capability in Australia.Read More
This week a lot of conference talk, yet another instance of Agile in real life and an announcement of a Christmas themed idea for amping up your team’s Agile Principle skillz.Read More
Erin lives in New York at Spotify! Complete with New York sirens in the background we talk about what it’s like working there.
Having the scale that Spotify has requires the need for smooth execution to increase the likely-hood of success and coaching is one way to help with that.
Erin comments that the Technical Engineering practices of Envato - a place where we both have worked in the past - were of a high standard, so we have high expectations of software development teams, and there’s a mix at Spotify.
This week we talked hack events, internal learning conferences, some Agile in real life, a dash of culture and why presentation packs are a bad way to communicate, Agile Australia submissions and a special guest!Read More
Last weekend Alex spoke along with many other agilitists at the 10 year birthday of the Scrum and Agile Meetup that Martin Kearns originally started and many more have continued as a learning community. Now over 4500 people belong to this meetup and some amazing offspring of this community have been the many talks, and conferences and gatherings and conversations had over the years.
Alex recorded herself talking on her reflections since 2010 in the morning sessions.
Tune in and enjoy!Read More
Danielle Moorhead was co-hosting with us today! We talked about remote working at global ventures, birthday bashes, women’s voices, THE INTERNET, Holacracy and The Future, WOW!Read More
Mike Coon is @Mikeonitstuff at Twitter and describes himself as a Symmathecist of teams and organisations. Interested in Diversity and Inclusion, Strategy, Agility, DevOps, Code as Craft and a better industry and society.
We caught up with Mike for a great interview where he discusses his view on Big Consultancies working with small consultancies, coaches and contractors on and in Agile Transformations.Read More
This week we were very bloggy in general, plus we include the tail end of a conversation I had with Mike Coon, catch the full conversation in our Bonus Episode. We talked about Mob Programming, Dress Codes, Glenn Davies’ rebellions against suits and can you believe we’re STILL talking about big consultancies delivering Agile Transformations?!Read More
The Meet-up we are talking about today was on the 31st of October, it was put on by the Melbourne Agile and Scrum User Group: https://www.meetup.com/scrum-12/events/hvkpglyxnbpc/
We caught up with Murray Robinson and Phil Gadzinski, two experienced Melbourne coaches who were there on the night, it was great to get both of their time and perspectives on how the discussion went.