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Agile Scaling Round-up

This week’s Auspicious Agile video blog takes a look at an updated set of Agile scaling methods.  There is coverage from VersionOne’s 11th Annual State of Agile Survey, which provides some good perspective.  Methods covered included SAFe, Scum-of-Scrums, LESS, RAGE,

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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, agile enterprise, Agile Framework, agile methodology, Agile Scaling, Aikido, Business Agility, Kaizen, Large Scale Scrum (LESS), lean, Martial Arts, NEXUS, Portfolio, Product, SAFe, Scrum, Scrum of Scrums, Shu-Ha-Ri, Spotify

SAFE Agile Contracts

This week’s Auspicious Agile video blog takes a look at the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) approach to Agile contracts.  This blog is a continuation of the series on Agile contracts. The first blog post in this series can be found

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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, agile business, agile enterprise, Agile Framework, Agile Manager, Agile Project Manager, Agile Scaling, Budget, contracts, Finance, SAFe, Scrum, Software Development

Discuss Agile – Agile & DevOps Scaling Tour Webinar

The Agile Scaling and DevOps Tour compares some of the most popular Agile scaling methods today including SAFe, LESS, DAD, Spotify, Nexus and Scrum-of-Scrums. The DevOps portion of the tour covers how Agile and DevOps are related, and aspects of

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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, agile enterprise, Agile Scaling, DevOps, Disciplined Agile Delivery, Large Scale Scrum (LESS), NEXUS, SAFe, Scrum of Scrums, Shu-Ha-Ri, Toolchain

SAFe Agile Portfolio – CapEx and OpEx

This week’s Auspicious Agile video blog looks at the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe4) Portfolio Level – CapEx & OpEx.  A practitioner’s perspective on the recent SAFe and Dean Leffingwell article on the topic.  CapEx & OpEx are accounting and financial

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Posted in Accounting, Agile, Agile Adoption, agile business, agile enterprise, Agile Framework, Agile Scaling, Budget, Business Agility, Finance, Legal, Portfolio, SAFe, Tax

Scaled Agile Framework 4.0 – A Practitioner’s Perspective

This week we take a look at the new version of SAFe 4.0. I will give a practitioner’s perspective on the changes and updates, covering interesting and noteworthy areas. SAFe 4.0 represents a significant update and is beneficial to learn

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Posted in Agile, agile enterprise, Agile Framework, agile methodology, Agile Scaling, Agile Teams, Community of Practice, DevOps, kanban, lean, Opinion, SAFe, Scrum, T-Shirt Sizing

Sticky Notes from the Agile Scaling Tour

“Sticky Notes” from my recent Agile Scaling Speaking Tour covering Agile Scaling Methods (SAFE, LESS, DAD, Spotify, SOS, Nexus).  This week we cover some key points and learnings from the conferences, and conversations with speakers and participants. Support the Auspicious

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Posted in agile business, agile enterprise, Agile Framework, Agile Scaling, Agile Teams, DevOps, Disciplined Agile Delivery, Large Scale Scrum (LESS), Leadership, lean, Micro-Learning, NEXUS, SAFe, Scrum, Scrum of Scrums, Servant Leadership, Shu-Ha-Ri, Sticky Notes, Uncategorized

Agile Scaling Tour – SAFe v LESS

Today we re-visit one of the most popular Auspicious Agile video blog posts.  This one covers a comparison of LESS vs SAFe. Here is the full playlist of Agile Scaling videos prepared for my “Agile Scaling Tour” speaking series covering

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Posted in Agile, agile enterprise, Agile Scaling, Disciplined Agile Delivery, Large Scale Scrum (LESS), NEXUS, SAFe, Scrum, Scrum of Scrums