It is Sunday December 29th, 2012 and the Software Process and Measurement Cast 218 features my interview with Bob Galen. We talked agile, agile charters, prodcut owners and beginning agile projects WELL!
Bob Galen is an Agile Methodologist, Practitioner & Coach based in Cary, NC. In this role he helps guide companies and teams in their pragmatic adoption and organizational shift towards Scrum and other Agile methods and practices. He is currently President & Principal Consultant at RGCG, LLC. He is also Director of Agile Solutions for Zenergy Technologies where he applies his experience helping clients accelerate their agile adoption.
Bob regularly speaks at international conferences and professional groups on topics related to software development, project management, software testing and team leadership. He is a Certified Scrum Coach (CSC), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), and an active member of the Agile Alliance & Scrum Alliance. In 2009 he published the book Scrum Product Ownership – Balancing Value from the Inside Out. The book addresses the gap in guidance towards effective agile product management. You can find the book here. Also we discussed Bob's new book, Agile Reflections it can be found at http://www.rgalen.com/books-references/
Bob also has a podcast! The Meta-Cast - http://www.meta-cast.com/ Check it out!
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The Software Process and Measurement Cast 219 will continue my essay on why the belief in the agile philosophy is a minimum entry fee for agile change to be effective.