Matteo Vaccari on the Agile Fluency Model as a way to evaluate the system

Sometimes it may be hard to know where we are and what is the next step. Matteo suggests we use the Agile Fluency model to a) evaluate where we are, b) envision the next steps and c) identify constraints or obstacles to our development.

About Matteo Vaccari

Matteo is a fan of extreme programming. Through his work and experience he has become interested in how teams can deliver quality software, at reasonable cost. He thinks the two things are connected 🙂 Matteo worked first as a developer, then as agile coach and currently he is a developer/consultant in ThoughtWorks.You can link with Matteo Vaccari on LinkedIn and connect with Matteo Vaccari on Twitter.

You can also follow Matteo’s latest projects, including his unfinished book on TDD on his site: http://matteo.vaccari.name/

Matteo Vaccari on the 3 critical stakeholders for success

Matteo walks us through his 3-stakeholder model of success and how he measures and aims to reach success for all 3 stakeholders.

In this episode we refer to “the 10 critical improvements” by Tom Gilb, and the Happiness Index


About Matteo Vaccari

Matteo is a fan of extreme programming. Through his work and experience he has become interested in how teams can deliver quality software, at reasonable cost. He thinks the two things are connected 🙂 Matteo worked first as a developer, then as agile coach and currently he is a developer/consultant in ThoughtWorks.You can link with Matteo Vaccari on LinkedIn and connect with Matteo Vaccari on Twitter.

You can also follow Matteo’s latest projects, including his unfinished book on TDD on his site: http://matteo.vaccari.name/

Matteo Vaccari on the art of focusing as a change tool

What helps teams evolve and change? Matteo tells us the story of how the art of focusing, and not following the book helped his team evolve to a point where every practice was developed for the right reasons and how that helped the team reach a level of high performance.

In this episode we refer to Arlo Belshee’s Naked Planning methodology.

About Matteo Vaccari

Matteo is a fan of extreme programming. Through his work and experience he has become interested in how teams can deliver quality software, at reasonable cost. He thinks the two things are connected 🙂 Matteo worked first as a developer, then as agile coach and currently he is a developer/consultant in ThoughtWorks.You can link with Matteo Vaccari on LinkedIn and connect with Matteo Vaccari on Twitter.

You can also follow Matteo’s latest projects, including his unfinished book on TDD on his site: http://matteo.vaccari.name/

Matteo Vaccari on the Anti-pattern of the Dungeon Master

Having a star programmer in a team can be a life saver. But is it always? Matteo explains the story of a team that had a star programmer, someone that had been involved in the product development since the start, and how that led to the team’s self-destruction.

About Matteo Vaccari

Matteo is a fan of extreme programming. Through his work and experience he has become interested in how teams can deliver quality software, at reasonable cost. He thinks the two things are connected 🙂 Matteo worked first as a developer, then as agile coach and currently he is a developer/consultant in ThoughtWorks.You can link with Matteo Vaccari on LinkedIn and connect with Matteo Vaccari on Twitter.

You can also follow Matteo’s latest projects, including his unfinished book on TDD on his site: http://matteo.vaccari.name/

Matteo Vaccari explains the error of the perfect project

Sometimes things are going so well that we forget to verify the obvious, and this is one of those stories, where the most obvious problem wasn’t in the team’s radar because everything was working so smoothly. Listen in as Matteo explains the error of the perfect project.

About Matteo Vaccari

Matteo is a fan of extreme programming. Through his work and experience he has become interested in how teams can deliver quality software, at reasonable cost. He thinks the two things are connected 🙂 Matteo worked first as a developer, then as agile coach and currently he is a developer/consultant in ThoughtWorks.You can link with Matteo Vaccari on LinkedIn and connect with Matteo Vaccari on Twitter.

You can also follow Matteo’s latest projects, including his unfinished book on TDD on his site: http://matteo.vaccari.name/

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