Category Archives: Podcast

Podcast: Organizational Factors that Influence Lean-Agile Transformation – with Andrew Long

Had a pleasure to talk to Andrew Long this time. Andrew is a managing agile consultant with LitheSpeed ( I was waiting long for this conversation to happen (yes, pun intended!). We talked about key factors that influence organizational agility and flow, the disconnects between the actual state of those factors (that include important structural… Read More »

New Podcast: Managing Assumptions and Risks in Complex Organizations – Michael Kuesters and Alex Yakyma

Michael Kuesters was on my podcast recently, folks. This was Michael’s second appearance (you can find the first podcast recording here). It was great to virtually host him (he feels a lot like a family now…) and discuss an interesting topic that every enterprise that depends on software or systems development for their success, has… Read More »

High Reliability Organizations (HROs) – Podcast with Brian “Ponch” Rivera

In this podcast we are discussing how High Reliability Organizations (HROs) manage information flows, risks, team dynamics and more. Here’s the podcast recording: To reach out to Brian: @PonchAGLX LI: References to books mentioned in the podcast: Managing the Unexpected: Resilient Performance in an Age of Uncertainty By Karl Weick and Kathleen Sutcliffe… Read More »

Org Mindset Podcast: Key Constructs In Organizational Agility

We took a liberty to go a little bit beyond regular time box as the conversation evolved toward some interesting aspects of organizational agility. We talked about constructs that support responsiveness and flow (as well as anti-patterns to be avoided). We finished by touching on organizational learning and what’s needed to enable it in your… Read More »

Org Mindset Podcast. Metrics: Leading and Lagging Indicators.

I had a wonderful conversation with Sunil Mundra, Agile Evangelist, Principal Consultant at ThoughtWorks, on metrics… More specifically: Leading and Lagging Indicators. Metrics are always the representation of current organizational thinking and therefore become a very important aspect of the Lean-Agile transformation, often representing a lot of challenge to the change agents. This conversation is… Read More »