A summary of my Twitter posts from May 2012:
smithcdau: RT @SMRobson: #agileaus James Hird dealing with ego…one way to deal with it – if you don’t respect the team you don’t get to play! Wow!
smithcdau: RT @rowanb: If the #agileaus conference were held in the USA and had same per capita turnout, there would be 18,000 people here. Did I h …
smithcdau: RT @jchyip: After implementing unlimited sick leave at Seek, sick leave dropped from 2.9 to 2.1 days per year #agileaus
smithcdau: @rowanb concerning and interesting…
smithcdau: RT @rooosterboy: Can we officially use the term ‘Death by Pressi’ yet? #agileaus
smithcdau: RT @warren_reyes: New term: “Don’t get Kodaked” – Keith Dodds. #agileaus.
smithcdau: RT @agileben: at #agileaus currently watching ‘the trouble with time machine.. ‘bow ties are cool’ http://t.co/KIssWLhY
smithcdau: RT @AgileRenee: @smithcdau filling in time – adaptive planning having to be used at #agileaus http://t.co/b2cJ82it
smithcdau: RT @brentsnook: Thanks to all organisers, speakers and sponsors for a great #agileaus
smithcdau: RT @p_werdna: Last session of #agileaus, lots of great speakers over the last couple of days
smithcdau: RT @jonathanrcolema: Colin getting into the swing of the talk at #agileaus leadership secrets. #agileaus #yam http://t.co/fzEbxIuK
smithcdau: RT @vivierose: @colinmccririck Speaking to packed house on leadership secrets + war stories in Sucorp’s claims team #agileaus http://t.c …
smithcdau: iTWire – Suncorp invests $275m to kill legacy http://t.co/YRfal888
smithcdau: RT @vivierose: no one can get angry at you with a mouth full of cake! Great concept – #failcake @tomsulston #agileaus
smithcdau: RT @vivierose: Wow – 3 Trillion USD on failed software projects every year! @tomsulston #agileaus
smithcdau: RT @Prash_Sagar: Software Project success chances 2008 – 32% , 2004 – 24% and worse 1991 almost 0 #agileaus
smithcdau: Love that BankWest shared that they got their original approach to Agile wrong – 4 months writing a manual #agileaus
smithcdau: RT @jonathanrcolema: Cool video at #agileaus for bank west. Well done ladies!! Lots of energy right up front.
smithcdau: RT @slatteryit: #agileaus Suncorp’s Paul Watson: Agile portfolio governance can’t live with it, can’t live without it .
smithcdau: @pennyhagen that was @simonbristow but yes, printed paper /requirements. People standing at a whiteboard/butchers paper is more effective
smithcdau: @jonathanrcolema thanks mate!
smithcdau: @stephlouisesays thanks Steph, appreciate that!
smithcdau: RT @stephlouisesays: Always look forward to hearing @smithcdau at #agileaus -didn’t disappoint! Valuable messages and images that make y…
smithcdau: RT @lukasm: Great start to #agileaus Inspiring talk by Dr Fiona Wood followed by a thought provoking panel on where agile is, has been, …
smithcdau: RT @justinhennessy: There is no “the business”, we are all the business #agileaus
smithcdau: RT @justinhennessy: Power point is not a collaboration tool.#agileaus
smithcdau: @AgileRenee yeah, you have me there…
smithcdau: RT @andrewlitvak: Why paper documentation is the worst way to collaborate – no rich interaction, not effective communication #agileaus h…
smithcdau: RT @SMRobson: #agileaus these guys are saying it loud! I agree -agile is a verb not a noun!
smithcdau: RT @KiwiHoria: Is your organisation retrenching to waterfall? Hold stand-ups in stairwells, hide kanban boards under the desk – #Guerril…
smithcdau: RT @jonathanrcolema: Agile is actually about changing behaviors and mindsets. Not just zealotry and ceremonies #agileaus
smithcdau: RT @SMRobson: #agileaus agile won’t solve your problems -it will highlight the issues that are holding you back
smithcdau: RT @SMRobson: #agileaus @smithcdau agile adoption is like playing Donkey Kong. Level 1 is hard & everyone throws barrels at you…bu…
smithcdau: RT @AgileRenee: “our job as a community is to keep renewing the product – the product that is #agile” @smithcdau #agileaus
smithcdau: RT @SMRobson: #agileaus Nigel Dalton – take agile beyond IT, your job is to work with the business, principles can apply to everyone
smithcdau: RT @KiwiHoria: #Agile job demand increased steadily in AU/NZ - lots of emphasis on Product Management now http://t.co/3ljrnBjk #AgileAus
smithcdau: RT @rowanb: “At a team level it is job well done but… In terms of business agility, we still have a fair way to go.” @dpjoyce #agileaus
smithcdau: @vivierose thanks!
smithcdau: RT @vivierose: So great to see @smithcdau on the main stage opening #agileaus
smithcdau: @carolineggordon absolutely!
smithcdau: RT @justinhennessy: Great intro from @smithcdau #agileaus
smithcdau: @justinhennessy thanks mate!
smithcdau: RT @SMRobson: #agileaus cool potted history of Agile from @smithcdau & even better – lets change it to Raccoon so we get over the name
smithcdau: RT @andrewlitvak: Problem solving as a carwash: scan to understand the problem, act to remove the damage… Then extreme rebuild! #agileaus
smithcdau: RT @SMRobson: #agileaus Dr Fiona Wood say thank you to those who help you while you can. We are all part of something, no one works alone
smithcdau: RT @SmarterSWdel: There are 2 things you need to be a good leader – You need to just do it and you need to communicate -Dr Fiona Wood #A …
smithcdau: RT @KiwiHoria: Explain the vision for your Team, so everyone can see the path ahead. Take time for reflection, do it every so often, who …
smithcdau: You should learn something from every day so that tomorrow is better (Fiona Wood) #agileaus
smithcdau: Thsnks! RT @agilebench: Agile Australia kicks off today. Good luck to @smithcdau @nxdnz @simonbristow @dpjoyce with their panel discussion
smithcdau: RT @jedro74: Not to many people here at #waterfallaus , they must all be at #agileaus
smithcdau: Full house at #agileaus keynotes… (@ Hilton on the Park Hotel Melbourne w/ 6 others) http://t.co/VpErjuKi
smithcdau: Full house for our Agile Coaching Workshop with @adrianlsmith at #agileaus today! Great discussion and sharing!
smithcdau: Workshop day at #agileaus, great turnout & energy at First Steps in Agile session http://t.co/OJ1Ufby6
smithcdau: Wheels down MEL (@ T3 (Domestic – Virgin Australia & Regional Express) Terminal) http://t.co/nTYVqbcR
smithcdau: Finally, finished my 3 #agileaus presentations / workshops!
smithcdau: F1 Monaco: Webber! @AussieGrit wins in Monaco!
smithcdau: Thanks! RT @SuAkers: Congratulations on the new look and feel of the Brisbane Agile & Lean User Group @smithcdau @adrianlsmith Looks great!
smithcdau: Off to Melbourne for #agileaus (@ The Lounge (Virgin Australia) w/ 2 others) http://t.co/MdL3JL7T
smithcdau: RT @SPEED: Fun fact: An Aussie will start from the front row for each major race tomorrow: Webber (Monaco GP), Briscoe (#Indy500) & …
smithcdau: RT @iJasonBright: Aussies on Pole at Monaco and Indy 500 in the same weekend! Great to see! @aussiegrit @ryanbriscoe
smithcdau: F1 Monaco: Wow, Schumacher on pole! …But a five grid place penalty puts Webber on pole tomorrow!
smithcdau: RT @donaldegray: And, in honor of @YvesHanoulle’s upcoming wedding, use coupon AgileMarriage this weekend 4 discount on #WhoIs book! htt …
smithcdau: @YvesHanoulle Congratulations Yves!
smithcdau: @twasink @agilerenee is editing it, her version of editing is uploading directly to the website
smithcdau: Laughing fit… not good… funny though @agilerenee @SvenNotnop #agilerevolution
smithcdau: Seven Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started out as a ScrumMaster –> http://t.co/xQslXxGp Some basic but good points here #yam
smithcdau: RT @estherderby: Rather than pushing your ideas on other ppl, try pulling them in by piquing their interest—work by attraction. #change
smithcdau: RIP FedEx Day, Meet [Your idea here] Day | Atlassian Blogs http://t.co/ugAUsjT2 (FedEx should have exploited this rather than kill it…)
smithcdau: Interview with Jeff Smith, CIO Suncorp Business Services by @fstmedia –> http://t.co/Q5zNoS5U #byod #yam
smithcdau: @AgileRenee Touche
smithcdau: Working on #agileaus coaching workshop with @adrianlsmith (@ Ennova) http://t.co/I7OvT2z7
smithcdau: RT @YvesHanoulle: Version 18 (an adult book now) of “Who is agile?” http://t.co/nfbt3Gfk via @leanpub
smithcdau: Today I get let down again by @TransLinkSEQ Veolia 255 bus not showing up, solution: wait 90m for next bus #fail #257
smithcdau: RT @Yammer: “Things get more useful the more people you have in the group” Yammer: It’s A Group Thing http://t.co/F4eV1er4 – by @smithcdau
smithcdau: Good interview with @smrobson by @shanehastie on @InfoQ –> http://t.co/zc3CH29c
smithcdau: @twasink No, its iiNet equipment, hasn’t worked since they converted me, but static on the line was blamed on Telstra.
smithcdau: @Internode No, as I only have limited net access on my 3G phone (3 weeks without internet has drained my quota)
smithcdau: So @internode have now told me the port is faulty in the exchange, and no internet access until at least the end of the week #fail
smithcdau: RT @haruki_zaemon: I suspect very few “agile” teams actively work towards eliminating all the ceremony: standups, retrospectives, etc. i…
smithcdau: V8 Supercars Race 11 Phillip Island: The @FPR_Australia charge continues with @will_davison taking the win (much better drive this time!)
smithcdau: Survey Confirms Scaling Agile Across The Organisation Is Still A Challenge (my latest article for @InfoQ) –> http://t.co/GWK4fpYh #in #yam
smithcdau: RT @InfoQ: Survey Confirms Scaling Agile Across The Organisation Is Still A Challenge http://t.co/pORBUZW7
smithcdau: Starting to lose respect for @will_davison, always seems to be the fault of the other guy –> http://t.co/6iRsW8nA #v8sc
smithcdau: V8 Supercars Race 10 Phillip Island: Nice work @mwinterbottom, ahead of @shanevg9 & @timslade47. Gotta feel for @daffidreynolds though…
smithcdau: RT @daverooneyca: Reading a lot lately about estimation woes, work carrying over from sprint to sprint, DoD issues etc. Just try Continu…
smithcdau: RT @TheAgilePodcast: The Agile Revolution @TheAgilePodcast Ep31:An Apple A Day http://t.co/6R5RqaxB Features@giz_au @JuanBarberis @flowc …
smithcdau: @Internode Will do when I get a better connection and keyboard than this phone. Appears a breakdown in comms with the Telstra tech.
smithcdau: I am more annoyed with @telstra Bigpond and their so-called Premier Hosting Service. They can’t change NS records so have to transfer domain
smithcdau: @jonathanrcolema Imagine how lean they would have been if they hadn’t done that
smithcdau: Very disappointed with @internode. They lost my paperwork and I am now going to be at least another 3 days without internet connection #fail
smithcdau: I just ousted Shaun S. as the mayor of Chumley Warner’s on @foursquare! http://t.co/ctAXBx9G
smithcdau: NAB credits lean processes for lower staffing demand –> http://t.co/GGfU8OJ8 It’s stories like these that give lean/agile a bad name
smithcdau: Get a taste of what it’s like to step into an Agile workplace at #activateagile http://t.co/ghn4pACB #agileaus
smithcdau: Well @telstra appear to have fixed my noisy telephone line, but said that @internode equipment made it noisy so have pulled net connectivity
smithcdau: Wheels down BNE (@ Domestic Terminal w/ 3 others) http://t.co/GouE7FRB
smithcdau: Going home! (@ Virgin Australia Lounge) http://t.co/xP6tfI1I
smithcdau: Awesome attendees and time teaching Agile IM with @agilerenee (@ Suncorp Place) http://t.co/En6ccQAt
smithcdau: Day 1 of Agile Iteration Management training with @agilerenee (@ Amora Jamison Hotel) http://t.co/Yg0d2T8V
smithcdau: I just unlocked the “Ten Hundred” badge on @foursquare for checking in over 1000 times! http://t.co/tZBtbtzW
smithcdau: @Internode Yeah, line profiles do nothing, as I can’t even synch if I change them…
smithcdau: @spidie Safe travels, we’ll organise that coffee when you get back
smithcdau: @AgileRenee I look forward to hearing about this enthusiasm later
smithcdau: @dwhelan you just made my morning!
smithcdau: Wheels down SYD (@ T2 Multi-User Domestic Terminal w/ 6 others) http://t.co/ETlwwGPR
smithcdau: @Internode no, close to dial up speed and noisy. Telstra coming Friday for second look.
smithcdau: Jetting to Sydney… (@ The Lounge (Virgin Australia)) http://t.co/cyLd5VCM
smithcdau: Formula 1 Spain: Awesome to see @Pastormaldo take his maiden win & first for @WilliamsF1Team in many years!
smithcdau: @jimmcslim Not kidding. More annoying was I was getting 3mB on my old Telstra connection, not fast, but bareable…
smithcdau: Great, I finally get onto an @internode ADSL2+ DSLAM & plan, and I am lucky to keep a connection at 1mB, if it syncs at all…
smithcdau: @Telstra Raised a ticket initially (2 days ago), followed up by phone. Apparently nobody has domain admin access out of hours.
smithcdau: Can’t believe how rubbish @telstra BigPond is at supporting Premium Web Hosting customers. Can’t redirect a domain out of hours. #fail
smithcdau: The Agile Revolution Podcast via @PeterSellars | @scoopit http://t.co/Oyl2jzUK Thanks Pete!
smithcdau: The moon would be a great place for a bar… But no atmosphere! (The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson S08E67) http://t.co/KSOODUML
smithcdau: Day 3 of Agile Fundamentals, if we deliver we get #icagile certified! (@ Software Education) http://t.co/z7op9INv
smithcdau: The Floppy Disk means Save, and 14 other old people Icons that don’t make sense anymore –> http://t.co/tcDgR5r2
smithcdau: Yammer: It’s A Group Thing –> http://t.co/WShyevNw cc: @teale @rosshill @stevehopkins
smithcdau: Day 2 of observing Agile Fundamentals, @smrobson covering Initiate phase (@ Software Education) http://t.co/kSfXcmKB
smithcdau: RT @SpecsRex: ‘The word L-I-S-T-E-N contains the same letters as the word S-I-L-E-N-T.’ Who said this? I love it.
smithcdau: RT @aaronnoonan: Loving @RussellIngall firing up! Life in the Enforcer yet! It’s like it’s the late 90s all over again.. Kudos for offer…
smithcdau: @adrianlsmith & I are running an Agile Coaching workshop at #agileaus conference: http://t.co/xomDi26r. DM me for a discount code!
smithcdau: @PeterSellars thanks dude!
smithcdau: RT @SMRobson: Instead of focusing on building quality in let’s focus on building passion in. Love your work, quality will result!
smithcdau: Observing @smrobson deliver Agile Fundamentals #icagile (@ Software Education) http://t.co/MQzuZwMw
smithcdau: Formula One racing team speeds to agile development http://t.co/4Cy0BRjS My two favourite topics combined! #f1 #agile
smithcdau: RT @eranium: CFO asks CEO “What happens if we invest in developing our people & then they leave us?” CEO: ‘What happens if we don’t, an …
smithcdau: @davidhussman I think #whoisagile is the opposite of a top n list. If it is perceived that way then @YvesHanoulle has a marketing problem
smithcdau: RT @jasongorman: Working software is the bottom rung of excellence. Talk of “value” and “delighting customers” is premature if you strug …
smithcdau: RT @PeterSellars: Good set of quotes from the Moneyball movie from an Agile perspective collated by Criag Smith http://t.co/pJ5itrKq via …
smithcdau: RT @duarte_vasco: People will try to convince you that “the process” will help your team improve. BS! you need to improve, process is ou …
smithcdau: RT @ShanghaiNoob: @smithcdau Just watched your talk on Agile and Kanban http://t.co/lZjQDQ49 very good talk, thanks!
smithcdau: @ShanghaiNoob Thankyou, appreciate the feedback! A couple of years old now, GreenHopper has improved greatly in that time!
smithcdau: If we try to play like the Yankees in here, we will lose to the Yankees out there. (watching Moneyball) http://t.co/KhOzubX3
smithcdau: @YvesHanoulle almost finished reading it… Loving it so far, recommending to others…
smithcdau: V8 Supercars Perth R8/9: @will_davison takes both races, nail biter in the end between @jamiewhincup & @mwinterbottom #v8sc #shirtsdontlie
smithcdau: @etb_syd Short answer, ATDD & Specification by Example, but it has taken training of leaders and testers for us to get where we are…
smithcdau: @etb_syd 120% agree!
smithcdau: You don’t need Testers – Or do you? http://t.co/rd97pP4j
smithcdau: RT @matttreacy: @MattWhite_7 @v8supercars @mnewsupdates @thestickshift @FPR_Australia and @mwinterbottom makes it 7 out of 7 for #shirts …
smithcdau: V8 Supercars Perth R7: Great drive @mwinterbottom, @jamiewhincup & @craiglowndes888 on the podium. @GarthTander got what he deserved. #v8sc
smithcdau: @shanehastie …and I got you a mention in there too!
smithcdau: RT @InfoQ: The Management View of Agile – Unaware or Unwilling? http://t.co/52U5hYkE
smithcdau: The Management View of Agile – Unaware or Unwilling? (my latest article for @InfoQ) http://t.co/ovlZZM5f #yam #in
smithcdau: The movie “Titanic” cost more to build than the original ship! (The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson S08E64) http://t.co/SPcRvpqz
smithcdau: RT @PeterSellars: Former colleagues @smithcdau and @adrianlsmith have 8 Tips For Agile Coaches ahead of Agile Australia 2012 | @scoopit …
smithcdau: Kanban – lack of roles is a strength –> http://t.co/ElHTUXKK But you do need a change agent & agile/scrum is no different… #yam #kanban
smithcdau: @Pascal_Dufour Thanks for sharing the post Pascal
smithcdau: The “X” Model of Engagement –> http://t.co/uTvL9wdT
smithcdau: It’s not about fear of failure, its really a fear of criticism… #agile #safetofail
smithcdau: @PeterSellars sure!
smithcdau: After 12 agile years has anything really changed? Read ‘No Bull’ by @energizedwork. Download at http://t.co/i3FpvNNy #ewnobull
smithcdau: @PeterSellars Nice
smithcdau: I just ousted @kristinaaa____ as the mayor of Mamma Mia Trattoria Pizzeria on @foursquare! http://t.co/rtUowLFZ
smithcdau: Learning about new collaboration features in @yammer (@ Central Plaza 1) http://t.co/zjGG0cyx
smithcdau: Wheels down BNE (@ Domestic Terminal w/ 2 others) http://t.co/ldqusiTX
smithcdau: Heading home! (@ Virgin Australia Lounge w/ 3 others) http://t.co/bjECSL0q
smithcdau: Just delivered Taste of Agile to a keen cross functional audience (@ Suncorp Place) http://t.co/ZrRc6q0G
smithcdau: RT @InfoQ: Article: Net-Map – A Toolkit to Understand and Visualise Stakeholder Influence http://t.co/LloCoEMj
smithcdau: Net-Map – A Toolkit to Understand and Visualise Stakeholder Influence (my @InfoQ interview with @evaschiffer) http://t.co/nYsinvAP #in #yam
smithcdau: Wheels down SYD (@ T2 Multi-User Domestic Terminal w/ 6 others) http://t.co/IhrxiL4C