Agile in Education: Going with the Flow – In Pursuit of More Adaptive Ways of Teaching

The 2020 Trilogy Years have brought to light the level of challenge that exists in the US education system.

Similar to the need for change that catalyzed the Manifesto for Agile Software Development twenty+ years ago, is it time to pull all the stops out with Agile Education?

Autonomy with Alignment: Effective Approaches for Transformations

In this panel episode, Andy Cleff, Richard Dolman, Marc Story, from Agile Velocity, and Claudia Orozco, John Schneider, and Mike Caddell, members of the Agile Uprising, discuss the pros and cons of various approaches to agile transformations.

They reach the conclusion that by taking a balanced, pragmatic approach and recognizing where centralization and decentralization make sense, leaders can dramatically increase the chances of transformation success.

The Myth of the Annual Performance Review with Esther Derby

Hosts Andy Cleff and Jenny Tarwater, Enterprise Agile Coach at Agile Velocity, chat with Esther Derby about the myth of the annual performance review. They uncover how the ritual reinforces existing power structures and diminishes safety for teams.

They then explore ways to help people to be more successful in their roles. Things like regular feedback as a means to influence future behavior, and recognizing that performance is always a function of a person plus their environment.

High Performance Teams Explored

The theme for the show is High-Performance Teams – explored through the lens of a rather unusual team-building event.

A 15 day, 5,000 km trek from the Atlantic to the pacific coast of Canada, followed by a jaunt in Hawaii – competing against three other teams on different continents.

Hosts Andy Cleff and Richard Dolman chat with the crew from BW Bacon about their experience participating in Race to the Center of the Earth.

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