Connect for Community in Distributed Teams

Late in 2015, I participated in a great discussion with Ryan Ripley and David Horowitz on distributed agile teams on the Agile For Humans podcast. In that discussion, I mentioned “the importance of explicitly encouraging communication in the team; otherwise […]

Thankful Thursday: AgileOrlando, AgileFlorida, DATFlock and more

  Over the last week in the USA, there has been a welcome sentiment of gratitude from last Thursday’s Thanksgiving holiday to #GivingTuesday. Since I’m involved in a few communities, I just wanted to take a moment to thank those […]

InfoQ Interview: Distributed teams and distributed user groups

While at Agile2015, InfoQ interviewed me and some of my colleagues and you can now see the InfoQ interview and transcript (25 min). In the interview, we talk about our distributed network of user groups and how we collaborate.  A […]

Discussing Distributed Teams and Agile Coaching with @Retrium

Recently, I was interviewed by David Horowitz of Retrium.  We discussed agile coaching and distributed teams as we have both seen many.  I appreciate the opportunity to have the discussion with David and I look forward to speaking with him […]

Why You Want a BackChannel in Distributed Meetings

When I started facilitating my first distributed meetings, I ran into a problem that many encounter: my primary collaboration tool would fail. It usually involved one person “losing connection” or in some cases the whole collaboration software system crashing for […]