Agile Coaching Network

By Agile Alliance

Do you need help with your Agile adoption? Or would you like to share what worked or didn’t as you were doing an adoption in your own company? If so, Agile Alliance invites you to participate in the Agile Coaching Network. Hosted by Ray Arell, the ACN is a monthly webcast event that enables you to learn and share with other Agile practitioners. More info at

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    Dealing with project failure and going back to the office
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    Fostering Self-Organizing Teams and Agile for Hardware Development
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    Dealing with disruption and best practices to build trust
  4. 4.
    Has Agile Left Programmers Behind? Plus, Flat Retrospectives
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    Agile at 20 and what is the difference between facilitating vs. leading a meeting.
  6. 6.
    Waves of transformation and Agile at 20
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    Agile communities of practice, performance reviews, and mixed questions from our live event
  8. 8.
    Permanent work-from-home and Agile, and resources for business and leadership agility
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    From command and control to self-organization, and why use Agile project management.
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    Implementing Agile on non-software teams, when teams get too big, and steps to become a product owner
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    Agile Testing Strategies and Coaching an Overwhelmed Product Owner
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    Dealing with unconscious biases, and shifting the team to an outcome mindset.
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    Maneuvering a Black Swan event, and what are good ways to measure Agile maturity.
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    What does it mean to be good enough, and how should Agile coaches measure their success
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    Working remotely when face-to-face is not possible and taking care of yourself
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    Team and personal learning, moving from scrum master to Agile coach, and moving to enterprise-level coach
  9. 17.
    Moving boldly into the New Year, how to not be an outsider as a scrum master, and effective team communications.
  10. 18.
    Building an octopus organization and supporting sustainability
  11. 19.
    Why ask permission to be better, the nature of work and frameworks, and assessing Agile maturity
  12. 20.
    A live chat with thought leaders in the Agile test community about Agile and test.
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    Is Agile killing or helping innovation, do cycle time metrics add value, building cohesive teams, what success has happened with Agile in K-12 education, and what people are reading
  14. 22.
    Building "Yes, and" culture, how to bring culture change to an organization, and what people are reading
  15. 23.
    What is wrong with mandated Agile, Scrum master value, digital vs. Agile transformations, and late user stories
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    Building projects around motivated people, employee engagement, and stop converting story points to time
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    Flow and Agile, measuring coaching effectiveness, and the role of the PMO in Agile
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    Never enough time to test, stakeholders participation, should leaders understand Agile, and personal agility
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    Lack of training opportunities, small steps to shift to an Agile funding model, building trust when teams are not co-located, and what we are reading
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    Great leaders impact on Agile, calculating business value, required reading on culture change, how to hold teams accountable
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    Empower the team to write great code, developing an Agile mindset, nonfunctional requirements and Agile, and addressing misleading terminology
  22. 30.
    Calling an Agile Adoption done and firing the coaches, encouraging continuous development, concerns with SAFe, and Agile and team structures,
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    Round table discussion with Agile leaders, is it really just about software, business and developers working together, self organization, and is face-to-face outdated
  24. 32.
    Agile improving work life balance, how project managers transition to Agile, and best practices for tactical and strategic goals
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    Agile burnout, training programs for managers, good certification programs, measuring scrum master value
  26. 34.
    The overpowering scrum master, techniques to help traditional companies, product owner empowerment, small chunks of work, and long lived teams
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    David Hussman, building physiological safety, sprint planning, useful metrics, and best practices for release planning
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    Influencing the business, knowing if your coaching is going the right direction, facilitating Agile principles and values, and realistic sprints goals
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    Engage upper and executive management, first line managers, measuring the Agile coach, and coach helping with budgets
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    Are all Agile transformations slow, backlog grooming in Kanban, Agile coach vs scrum master, and ignoring Agile values
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    Ways to promote the value of Agile Coaching, and the limits to scaling the Agile adoption to large organizations
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    Affecting culture in complex systems, and Agile adoption steps in classic organizations
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    The risk of setting up a internal coaching group, setting a deadline for the Agile adoption, and how to coach when the manager is aggressive
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    Why scale frameworks feel like waterfall, talking to executives, and what is business agility
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    Overcoming negative bias of a failed adoption, working with geographically dispersed teams, under trained Scrum masters, building credibility when you are a non-developer coach
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    How to motivate a team working on a old product, what makes a good agile coach, and must read/watch for Agile practitioners
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    How to handle interrupts, using story points vs. hours, getting a vertical slice of functionally, how to integrate Agile in non-software teams, and when can you call yourself Agile
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    Unlimited power to guide Agile in large organizations, first step to agilize a team, and what is the criteria to call yourself a Agile Coach
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    Team evolution, public vs private sector roll out of Agile, adopting Agile with legacy systems, and is Agile a means to an end or something more

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