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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

Nuances for Agile Budgeting

Hi All, This week I would like to revisit Agile budgeting.  In the last Auspicious Agile video blog post we discussed some approaches that can be used to budget for Agile projects.  This week we will look at some nuances

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Budgeting for Agile Projects and Initiatives

How do we budget for Agile Projects?  This Auspicious Agile (www.auspiciousagile.com) video blog entry talks about some techniques that can be used to plan and budget for Agile projects. Please note that in the first video example the “most likely

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Pointers on Enterprise Agile Transformation

Hi All, This week I want to discuss some pointers to being successful with Enterprise Agile from my experience: Program and Portfolio Planning First when it comes to Agile Program and Portfolio planning it can be very valuable to align

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The Company That Went Agile With a Big Bang!

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Are there really no managers in Scrum?

Teaching classes over the past few weeks the question of what role managers have in Scrum has come up several times.  In answering these questions I mentioned that Scrum describes three primary roles – ScrumMaster, Product Owner, and Team.  However,

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