The Agile Operations Podcast

The Agile Operations Podcast


Latest Episodes

Buy Some Software or Outsource: Anum Hussain
November 14, 2019

Mike's guest is Anum Hussain. She's the Co-Founder of acciyo, Inc.  A start-up is constantly in flux, but if we don't take the time to ensure certain processes are in place, great things won't happen. It's too easy in a start-up to push off "minor" task..

CEOs want to hear the bad news, not the complaints.
October 10, 2019

Rob May thinks a lot about growing fast and empowering people to make the best decisions. As the co-founder of Talla and Backupify, he’s managed to learn how to go slow in order to go fast, and the importance of routine, high-quality employee training. I.

Why Italian Cooking and People Operations are Similar -Christina Luconi Podcast
October 02, 2019

Building a strong, diverse corporate culture is not easy, but if anyone has the framework down, it’s Christina Luconi. As the Chief People Officer at Rapid7, Christina has honed her ability to focus on authentic growth and operations instead of best pr...

How Operations Should Use KPIs - Will Collins from Drift a Podcast
September 05, 2019

  Have you ever wanted to hear a high-velocity CEO and an Operations Executive talk about the what, why, and how of business KPI's? Here's your chance.  Will Collins and host Mike Volpe dig into sources of truth, platforms, automation vs. manual processe.

What it Means to be Data Informed and not Data Driven - Dusty Davidson: Flywheel
August 21, 2019

Transparency and trust. When creating a company culture that is successful, you need to give everyone the resources and information across all the things you do. Inspire them to make the decision as if it is their company. That's where DIFUFEE comes in...

Atlassian - $1.2B in Revenue reaches a $25B MarketCap
August 05, 2019

Many companies adhere to well-established business models; Atlassian, founded in Sydney Australia in 2002, decided to do things a little differently.  Atlassian follows a freemium, self serve model, targeting developers as an entry point to establishing..

Beautiful Numbers: Zoom's Story - $150M to 300M
July 23, 2019

Plenty of companies turn a profit. Many companies experience high growth. Some companies are able to accelerate growth even after they reach massive scale. But it is the rare company indeed that somehow manages to accomplish all three at once. Only the ..

Will Collins: Putting KPI's into context
July 11, 2019

    Have you ever wanted to hear a high-velocity CEO and an Operations Executive talk about the what, why, and how of business KPI's? Here's your chance.    Will and Mike dig into sources of truth, platforms, automation vs. manual processes, and more. W.

6 minutes: Virtually Rethinking Lunch and Company Meetings
June 25, 2019

Jessica Meher talking about the success in sending executives to remote offices during those company meetings. You want to give remote sales teams dealing with different time zones a good experience. Posting a conversation on our wiki it kept the convers.

5 Minutes: It's OK to not fix things until they break or are breaking.
May 13, 2019

Karen Rubin talked about the learning curve of operations with start ups. With startups, it's the 80/20 rule where 20% of the tasks take the most amount of time. Karen says, "But actually, 40% is good enough in startups on the operational side.Ask yourse.