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Auspicious Agile Agile Leadership Series 2018

Happy New Year 2018! This year we will be starting a new series on Agile Leadership, a very key topic for succeeding with Agile. We will look at the Lean Leadership foundations of Agile, Modern Agile & Leadership, Business /

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Posted in Agile, agile business, Business Agility, Career, Distributed Agile, Distributed Teams, Leadership, lean, Modern Agile, Uncategorized

Agile “Growth” Mindset, Does it Really Matter?

What is Growth “Agile” Mindset, and does it really matter? Have you been involved in an Agile transformation or initiative. Was the “Growth” mindset present or missing? In today’s Auspicious Agile video we take a look at how important “mindset”

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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, Agile Framework, Agile Manager, agile methodology, Business Agility, Carol Dweck, Collaboration, Innovation, Leadership, Learning, Mindset, Modern Agile, Psychology, Scrum

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

New Distributed Agile Framework

I am working on a new Distributed Agile Framework with my team mates Hugo Messer, Savita Pahuja, and Arjan Franzen. Our latest post can be found on InfoQ. We welcome feedback and comments on the framework draft that we can

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Posted in Agile, Agile Framework, agile manifesto, agile methodology, Agile Scaling, Agile Teams, Business Agility, Collaboration, Communication, Distributed Agile, InfoQ, Kaizen, Large Scale Scrum (LESS), Leadership, lean, SAFe, Scrum

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

The Universe of “Agile” Methods

There are a broad array of “Agile” methods.  From Transformation Design, and Design Thinking, to Agile Scaling, Lean & Kanban, Scrum & DevOps.  This week we take a look at the spectrum of Agile methods from the business oriented to

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Posted in Agile, Agile Framework, agile manifesto, agile methodology, Agile Scaling, Business Agility, Design Thinking, DevOps, Disciplined Agile Delivery, kanban, Large Scale Scrum (LESS), lean, lean startup, SAFe, Scrum, Transformation Design, Uncategorized, vuca, XP

Agile 101

This video introduces you to the basics of Agile: where it came from, what it is used for, what are Agile methods.  You will also learn about the connection of Agile and Lean and what the Agile Manifesto is.  Stay

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Posted in Agile, agile enterprise, agile methodology, Business Agility, kanban, personal Agility, SAFe, Scrum, vuca