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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

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

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

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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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
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