FAA’s – Administrator Huerta Offers Farewell to MMAC Employees as His Term Comes to a Close

As the month of November comes to a close, so will Michael Huerta’s time as the FAA Administrator, as his 5-year term ends, January 2018. Aeronautical Center employees were pleased that the Administrator chose to make one last visit to the Center as he finishes out his 7-year career with the FAA. During his two-dayContinue reading “FAA’s – Administrator Huerta Offers Farewell to MMAC Employees as His Term Comes to a Close”

2017 Agile Online Summit vlog

This is my (Marshall Guillory) vlog interview and discussion with Tom Henricksen for the 2017 Agile Online Summit – The virtual agile conference. Tom is a very generous gentleman and I sincerely appreciate the opportunity to share my ideas and thoughts with the AOS community. Thank you Tom, we all owe you a debt ofContinue reading “2017 Agile Online Summit vlog”

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)