Blog Archives

Kanban Agile Method Update – (Kanban, Agile Scaling and Devops)

We take an updated look at Kanban, the basics, and how it works with DevOps and Agile Scaling.

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Posted in Agile, Agile Scaling, DevOps, Docker, JIRA, kanban, lean, Puppet, SAFe, Salt, Scrum, Toolchain

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 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

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

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