Leading SAFe 4.5 August 15-16, 2017

Join us the 15th and 16th in Arlington, VA in August to broaden your horizons in the two day Leading SAFe 4.5 course with your humble servant leader instructor Marshall Guillory, consultant and trainer from i360 Technologies, a bronze Scaled Agile partner. $995 per student including all the learning materials and dizzying heights you canContinue reading “Leading SAFe 4.5 August 15-16, 2017”

Figuring out PI Objectives in SAFe

SAFe® and Scaled Agile Framework® are registered trademarks of Scaled Agile Inc.   I am no artist but at least I try. Here are the general guidelines to develop PI Objectives. Try not to regurgitate your teams pulled features as objectives. Think about how your team is going to deliver business value to the customer.Continue reading “Figuring out PI Objectives in SAFe”

Jem D’jelal: How to be an agile politician in 6 steps.

Reblogged with permission from Jem D’jelal, the original author of this content, as a contributor to blogagility.com. Originally published on LinkedIn July 23, 2017.  Jem D’jelal Coaching individuals & teams to find “better” ways of working. 1.Distance yourself from anything controversial You need to make yourself look attractive to companies who don’t want to change. ThisContinue reading “Jem D’jelal: How to be an agile politician in 6 steps.”

The Agile End Game 

And the Agile Game of Thrones continues, a self-defining and destructive process where no people or processes or frameworks win. Everyone loses. The Agile End Game. Next time can we do it TOGETHER? Or, perhaps we should work on common ground now to defeat the enemies that so called “Agilists” claim to challenge?

SAFe 4.5 updates & thoughts

I have been studying the new SAFe guidance articles. I’m trying to focus on key learning areas mostly around the program level so that I can integrate the new material into courses I’m instructing. The new construct around CE/CI/CD and RoD are particularly exciting because they help us consultants map the path to agility moreContinue reading “SAFe 4.5 updates & thoughts”