Videos

Featured Videos

Coaching Agile Teams Course Review – Coaching Agile Teams is a training experience that covers both the being and the doing of agile coaching. Hear our consultants, Lloyd Jones, Russell Smith, Jon Gedge and Philiy Lander talk about the Coaching Agile Teams course that they recently attended with Lyssa Adkins and Antoinette Coetzee and the impact it’s had upon them, both professionally and personally.

InfoQ Interview: Coaching Approaches and Coaching the Agile Enterprise – At Agile 2013 in Sydney, Lyssa Adkins and Michael Spayd explore different coaching approaches and coaching the Agile enterprise.

Hiring (or Growing) the Right Agile Coach – At YOW! 2013 in Sydney, Lyssa Adkins and Michael Spayd explore The Agile Coach Competency Framework and provide lightening-talk-style case studies that showcase how it has been used in the real world.

The Agile Revolution-Episode 66: Agile Coaching with Lyssa Adkins and Michael Spayd – At YOW! 2013 in Sydney, Craig Smith, Renee Troughton and Jeremie Benazra catch up with Lyssa Adkins, author of “Coaching Agile Teams“ and Michael Spayd, both Agile Coaches at the Agile Coaching Institute and chew the fat on What is Agile?, Lyssa’s “Coaching Agile Teams” book, The difficulties in being an Agile Coach, The XP Coach, Coaching as a more mature version of leadership, Where professional coaching fits into Agile Coaching, Why Agile Coaches are sought after whereas general organisational coaching is less prevalent, The training of managers and its impact on mindsets, Michael’s “Coaching the Agile Enterprise” book, Team coaches vs enterprise coaches – what is the difference, Scrum Mastering an enterprise transformation, ICAgile, How to teach a pig to sing, The coaching oath of non-allegiance, Certified Scrum Coach versus ICAgile Coach, The myriad of skill sets needed as an Agile Coach, Agile Management, Agile Coach as term and riding waves, Agile Coaching resources.


High Performance Tree – This video shows how Lyssa Adkins, coach of agile coaches, provides the framework, language, and metaphor setting agile teams on their journey, taking up the deliberate and joyful pursuit of high performance.


Interlocking Roles in Agile – This is a 9 minute video that explores the interlocking roles in Agile – Agile Coach, Product Owner, and Agile Manager.

Agile-Lean Practitioner


Scrum Framework – Agile coaches should be able to teach the agile framework to their teams clearly and quickly. The example in this video shows how Lyssa Adkins does this in 10 minutes or less.


Wedding Cake – How in the world do agile teams produce real value every few weeks? This video shows how agile helps businesses to slice the wedding cake of value, one slice at a time.


What Does Working Agile Feel Like – Several agilists share their views on what working agile feels like. Hosted by coach of agile coaches, Lyssa Adkins.


The Road From Project Manager to Agile Coach – 1 of 2 – This video talks about what it is to BE an Agile Coach, what it means to coach high performance teams, and ends with a tidbit on Powerful Questions.


The Road From Project Manager to Agile Coach – 2 of 2 – This video talks about what it is to BE an Agile Coach, what it means to coach high performance teams, and ends with a tidbit on Powerful Questions.


Conflict Keynote – When people work in a maelstrom of constant collaboration and change, conflict is certain to arise. In this video, Lyssa reveals how agile teams can turn conflict into a force for greatness.

Transformation Mastery

Essential Transformations Keynote – Keynote given by Lyssa Adkins and Michael Spayd at the Scrum gathering in Shanghai in June, 2012, Essential Transformations: How Scrum Calls Forth Change in Everybody (includes a live coaching demo).

Interviews

Lyssa Adkins and Michael Spade on Conflict Facilitation as a Leadership Skill – In this interview, Lyssa and Michael talk with Dave Prior about some of the key ideas from their Agile 2013 presentation on helping coaches develop conflict facilitation skills


Lyssa Adkins on Coaching Agile Teams – Lyssa Adkins is interviewed by Catherine Augustin from Conscires Agile Practices. Lyssa and Catherine speak about Agile Coaching, and Lyssa’s book, Coaching Agile Teams.


InfoQ Interview: Lyssa Adkins on Agile Coaching 2011
– Lyssa Adkins discusses Agile Mentoring and what makes a good Agile Coach, as well as some of the lessons recorded in her recent book.


InfoQ Interview: Lyssa Adkins and Michael Spayd in the Role of the Agile Coach 2011
– In this interview, Lyssa and Michael discuss the role of the Agile Coach and the competencies necessary to become effective in that role.