Agile in 3 Minutes by Amitai Schleier [Leanpub PDF/iPad/Kindle]
Agile in 3 Minutes
Agile in 3 Minutes
Agile in 3 Minutes

Last updated on 2017-04-13

About the Book

Agile in 3 Minutes (this book) contains essays originally written for Agile in 3 Minutes (the micropodcast). As new episodes come out, new essays will be added to this book. As with any Leanpub publication, once you own it, all updates are free!

Selected feedback from podcast listeners

“Holy zot, this guy knows his shit about Agile.” — Alex Harms
“30 seconds in — I’m sold!” — Marcus Hammarberg
“Best three minutes I spent today.” — Ron Quartel (on Integrate)
“Poetic gems. Insightful, concise and elegant.” — Tobias Mayer
“You have a perfect voice for podcasts!” — Lisa Crispin
“Made me tear up.” — Diane Zajac-Woodie (on Care)
“I cannot recommend this enough. Listen to every episode. Talk about them in your team. Share them with your managers. Managers, share them with your teams.” — Alan Dayley
“A labor of love that I’m grateful to enjoy.” — Ryan Ripley
“In theory this is about Agile. My goal as a parent is to get my kids to understand this, deeply.” — Nathan Arthur (on Free)
“If I had one Agile podcast to take on an island, this would be it.” — Marcel Körtgen
“Stunningly awesome — and it only takes 3 minutes.” — Ruth Malan (on Wrong)

About the Author

Amitai Schleier
Amitai Schleier

Amitai Schleier is an enlightened doofus, software development coach and speaker, legacy code wrestler, non-award-winning musician, and award-winning bad poet. He publishes fixed-length micropodcasts at Agile in 3 Minutes, writes variable-length articles at, and contributes code and direction to notable open-source projects such as NetBSDpkgsrc, and ikiwiki. Amitai’s ideas, prose, music, and puns have manifested at Agile RootsAgile for HumansCodeMash,Self.conferencepkgsrcConPittsburgh Perl WorkshopNYCBUG, the International Rachmaninoff Conference, and the Alfred Joyce Kilmer Memorial Bad Poetry Contest.

About the Contributors

Johanna Rothman
Johanna Rothman

Johanna Rothman, known as the “Pragmatic Manager,” provides frank advice for your tough problems. She helps leaders and teams see problems and resolve risks and manage their product development.

Johanna has been managing projects and programs since the Neanderthal era. She is the current technical editor. She is the author of these books:

In addition, she is a contributor to:

Johanna writes the Pragmatic Manager, a monthly email newsletter. She writes two blogs on her site,, as well as a blog on She is a columnist about management for and is a columnist about agile project management for

Andrea Goulet
Andrea Goulet

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