SAFe® The Evidence Series #1 Check out the amazing things that high performance, motivated teams can do. This is business agility and Lean-Agile culture at its best. The transformation of my client’s organization is amazing. We are using Lean, Agile, Scrum, Kanban (and systems thinking), SAFe®, OrgMindset®, and other tools to inspire and persuade aContinue reading “How to PI System Demo like a rock star”
Category Archives: Lean
VersionOne 12th Annual State of Agile Report – Scaling Methods Growth Comparison
This year doesn’t have any big surprises. Disciplined Agile Delivery is up a few points while Nexus remains stagnant.
The Output Trap
It was that day again. Powerpoint Commando day. Just like every day on this job. I had never felt more frustrated in my entire career.
Business Outcomes and Measuring the Wrong Things
April 3, 2018 – by Marshall Guillory Just read an interesting article. The average Chic-Fil-A unit brings in $4.4M in revenue. The average McDonald’s $2.5M. With many similarities, it begs the question of what is it in Chic-Fil-A’s system that creates almost 2X the amount of value for shareholders for a single unit? My hypothesis:Continue reading “Business Outcomes and Measuring the Wrong Things”
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”
Blogagility Learns: Feedback Loop Markers – Org Mindset Enterprise Coach Class Panel
Prosperity has its benefits. I was blessed with the opportunity to visit beautiful Boulder, CO last week to learn about the Org Mindset body of knowledge from my vlog buddy Alex Yakyma. I promised a few folks I would create a vlog review of the course. I will pull that story in my next iteration.Continue reading “Blogagility Learns: Feedback Loop Markers – Org Mindset Enterprise Coach Class Panel”