Retrospectives @Scale within SAFe® portfolio context

Did you know that the value of facilitating retrospectives is also valuable at scale? In other words, facilitating cross-organizational retrospectives. Improvement is necessary to create better business outcomes. Relentless improvement should be a prime directive in every Lean-Agile organization. In particular, if you are working within a Lean-Agile SAFe® portfolio you may be familiar withContinue reading “Retrospectives @Scale within SAFe® portfolio context”

SAFe® Epic + Capabilities Board An example of a physical SAFe® Epic + Capabilities Board

My client has been working hard to implement the Lean Portfolio Management functions of the Scaled Agile Framework. Part of that process is to identify value streams flowing through the organization and begin the process of identifying the work that is on the streams. The value streams were identified well over a year ago. TheContinue reading “SAFe® Epic + Capabilities Board An example of a physical SAFe® Epic + Capabilities Board”

Agile Moment: New SAFe planned business value tool for business owners…

I was just having a bit of fun this morning, but perhaps there is some way to enhance our learning? From my original LinkedIn post. “Business Value Bowling” everyone is ten pins and one frame away from accurately assessing business value at the end of the PI! #SAFe #SAFeSummit #havingfunonmonday

The amazing CFD, visualizing your workflow; Little’s Law

The Laws and the rules Little’s law “The average number of work items in a stable system is equal to their average completion rate, multiplied by their average time in the system.” ~ John Little, 1961 “A Proof for the Queuing Formula” by Little, J. D. C. (1961)

Lego Serious Play Build Example

This is from a course on September 20-21, 2017. That thing in the red circle is the second iteration of three outcome of the “Autonomous Drone Ambulance / Medical Transport” product the team decided to build for their simulation. Very creative! It was decent when finished. I forgot to get a pic, apologies. I haveContinue reading “Lego Serious Play Build Example”