Remember, we are trying to reduce the transaction cost of a batch.
Artificial Limitations are not controls Don’t limit your team to using just Scrum or Kanban. Don’t even limit yourself to using watered down versions of a combination of Scrum and Kanban. High-performance teams master both the empirical process framework and controls called Scrum, and the use of Kanban (system; Lean). Continuous Learning (The Three Ways) &Continue reading “Walk the Kanban while Scrumming it”
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”
Agile has already ended its game
Authored by Preetam De, a blogagility.com contributing author. In the last few days several people have asked me a question about stretched targets on Scrum sprints – not sure if it was a co-incidence or an ongoing vibe. So I will take a moment to explain it. This article will not revisit the negative consequencesContinue reading “Stretched Target on a Sprint? Please Stop!”
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”