Lego product development simulation game

Enhancing the understanding process by simulation of cadence and ceremonies. A very valuable teaching technique. Still experimenting with how to effectively integrate into various courses. #SAFe #Scrum #Agile #Lean

SAFe© – The Program Board, a real life working example

I promised a picture of the (jokingly) “super duper milestone, feature, dependency board runway” (PB) for our Agile Release Planes (ART) two weeks ago from my amazing uber client people at ESC. Well, here you go. before the ART 1 and ART 3 PI4 Planning (P4 PIP):

How to describe a Fractal in Agile

A fractal is a mathematical set that exhibits a repeating pattern displayed at every scale. Modularity and Fractal behaviors of scaling “Agile” frameworks. Do you see the consequential behavior of scaled Agile implementations as fractal patterns? Shouldn’t they be or are they? Should a team’s relative estimating be fractal? performance in value and successful outcomes?Continue reading “How to describe a Fractal in Agile”

SAFe® Business Value (BV) & Reflection

I encourage all readers to check out the SAFe® guidance article on the subject before reading this article. SAFe® and Scaled Agile Framework® are registered trademarks of Scaled Agile Inc. Last Updated: Saturday, September 22, 2018 An aside about Business Value & Reflection Some SAFe® acronyms defined: Epic Owner (EO), Business Owner (BO), Product OwnerContinue reading “SAFe® Business Value (BV) & Reflection”

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 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.”