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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

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. If You enjoy

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More Agile Scaling Methods – This week DAD and Spotify

A few notes on this week’s video blog: A good reference on Communities of Practice can be found here The primary and secondary roles in DAD can be found here More background on the Spotify method can be found here

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Posted in agile enterprise, agile methodology, Agile Scaling, Disciplined Agile Delivery, Scrum

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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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, agile enterprise, agile methodology, Agile Project Manager, Agile Scaling, Budget, Release Plan, Roadmap Plan, Servant Leadership, T-Shirt Sizing

Why Should I use a Framework to Scale Agile?

In my career and that of many Agile coaches and consultants that I have worked with scaling of Agile to the Enterprise level has come up while working with customers and companies.  The idea of scaling Agile is not new,

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Posted in Agile, Agile Adoption, agile enterprise, Agile Framework, agile methodology, Agile Scaling, Disciplined Agile Delivery, kanban, Large Scale Scrum (LESS), SAFe, Scrum, Scrum of Scrums, XP