AFH 060: Kickstarting Agility with Allen Holub [PODCAST]

Allen Holub (@allenholub) joined me (@RyanRipley) to discuss his Kickstarter project: Agility with Allen: The Whole Caboodle.

Agility with Allen Holub

Allen is a trainer, writer, speaker, and coach who takes a non-tribal view of software development. He is a highly regarded instructor for the University of California, Berkeley, Extension. Allen eschews the dogma that surrounds many of the current agile topics and practices.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Insights in to creating a Kickstarter project
  • How LEAN is at the center of most of the things agilists do
  • Where to go to learn more about Allen’s Kickstarter project

Links from the show:

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Want to hear another podcast episode with Allen Holub? — Listen to my conversation with Allen on episode 21. We discuss #NoEstimates, #NoManagement and what it truly means for an organization to adopt agility

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