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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

Design Thinking

This week we take a deeper look into the process behind design thinking.  The process varies depending on the company or organization, but the there are several steps that are common to most Design Thinking processes. If You enjoy Auspicious

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Posted in Agile, agile business, agile methodology, Design, Design Thinking, Discover, Ethnography, Gnowbe, Ideate, Innovation, Prototyping, Synthesis, Uncategorized

The DevOps Tool Chain

The DevOps toolchain helps to automate the development and deployment of software.  It works hand-in-hand with the culture change of DevOps and the increased speed of delivery from Agile.  This week the Auspicious Agile Video blog takes a look at

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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, Ansible, Continuous Integration, DevOps, Docker, InfoQ, Jenkins, JIRA, kanban, Salt, Software Development, 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

A Tale of Two (Lean) Start-ups

This week’s Auspicious Agile Video Blog takes a look at two real start-up companies.  We will look at how the principles of Lean Start-up (think Agile for Businesses) applies to each of the companies.  We will see where each company

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Posted in Agile, agile business, agile methodology, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship, lean, lean startup, Learning, Scrum, Uncategorized

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

An Agile Start to the New Year – 2016!

This classic Auspicious Agile blog post, (with a few updates) appears below. I hope it helps you to have a great Agile start to the New Year! ————- Hello and Happy New Year!  In looking forward to the New Year,

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Posted in Agile, kanban, personal Agility, SAFe, Scrum
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