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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

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

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

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

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

SAFE vis-a-vis LESS Update Plus More Agile Scaling Methods

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Posted in Agile, agile enterprise, agile methodology, Agile Scaling, Large Scale Scrum (LESS), SAFe, Scrum