BONUS: Mastering the Art of Forecasting, Prioritization Paradigms and Flow Metrics with Troy Lightfoot

Agile Planning Insights From The Gambler’s Ruin Thought Experiment

Troy, in this Agile Uprising podcast episode, delves into his intriguing journey in the realm of forecasting and estimation for software development. Inspired by that episode, we discuss the concept of Gambler’s Ruin, a mathematical problem turned into a game. Troy shares the main insights from Gambler’s Ruin and mentions Prateek Singh of ProKanban.org who has used this concept to demonstrate that even a slight skill advantage can lead to success when focusing product development on what Troy calls “Small Bets”

Small bets and impact on prioritization

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Pino Decandia: How to create a self-organized maturity assessment for Agile teams, and provide Agile adoption metrics to management

Pino was working in a large Agile transformation for a large telecommunications company. In that process, it quickly became clear that the teams needed to provide transparency on the Agile adoption process so that management would be able to help the Board of Investors understand how the adoption process was progressing. This brought up the topic of metrics, and how to measure teams and their adoption of Agile. In this episode, we discuss how to adapt the way teams reflect so that it provides useful insights for the team, as well as the necessary adoption metrics for management to follow-up, and report on.

As Scrum Master we work with change continuously! Do you have your own change framework that provides the guidance, and queues you need when working with change? The Lean Change Management framework is a fully defined, lean-startup inspired change framework that can be used as the backbone of any change process! You can buy Lean Change Management the book at Amazon. Also available in French, Spanish, German and Portuguese.

 

About Pino Decandia

Pino started in software development but realized he was more interested in people than code. With experience, Pino came to believe that people can change; they don’t resist change but offer their own vision, which needs to be met.

Secondly, needs drive behaviors. To provide help, we must allow them to be clearly expressed. To set the example, we need to be ready to be the first to state our needs.

And thirdly, that ideological battles are meaningless.

You can link with Pino Decandia on LinkedIn.

Stacey Taurah: Helping Agile teams adopt a new way of measuring their performance

Stacey shares with us a different way to look at team performance and team health. The story starts with the need to help teams learn about how they are performing as a team (not only software development professionals). At first, Stacey tries to help teams understand how important it is to look at the team’s health, but that’s not an easy process. Listen in to learn about how Stacey went from skeptic teams, to enthusiastic teams in this change process!

In this episode, we refer to the Kübler-Ross change model (aka Kübler-Ross change curve or the five stages of grief).

As Scrum Master we work with change continuously! Do you have your own change framework that provides the guidance, and queues you need when working with change? The Lean Change Management framework is a fully defined, lean-startup inspired change framework that can be used as the backbone of any change process! You can buy Lean Change Management the book at Amazon. Also available in French, Spanish, German and Portuguese.

 

About Stacey Taurah

A seasoned agile coach with a squiggly line into tech and delivery. From forensics to frameworks and all that’s in between.

You can link with Stacey Taurah on LinkedIn.

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