Scaled Agile Framework
New White Paper on Accelerating Business Value with SAFe® and Technology Business Management – Scaled Agile Framework
Check out Richard’s newest blog article on #TBM and #ScaledAgileFramework.
SAFe for Lean Enterprises
It is an exciting time for the SAFe as the Product Management and Portfolio Management guidance in the framework will receive significant enhancements this year! Yours truly participated in the SAFe LPM Alpha course with Luke Hohmann, Richard Knaster, and a great group of folks earlier this year. We all learned a ton and were able to provide feedback to the PO and team developing the courses. The new guidance in 4.6 and the new course materials are building up to provide a much deeper set of patterns for best practice and skills development in these critical areas. Systems and product thinking prevails!
SAFe for Lean Enterprises
Lot’s of instructors will tell you about the common escape clause for Scrum, “Scrum Is Simple but Not Easy.” I read another article that makes a much more valid point, “Scrum is easy, people are hard.” The latter diving into how people learn and more importantly, how they change. Or not.
Any two-day course is only the beginning. In two days, you are getting exposed to a breadth of knowledge about Scrum. If you are lucky enough to learn Scrum from a provider that includes Bowman’s Back of the Room and/or Gamification techniques then you will also be exposed to a surface level experience of how Scrum is intended to work.
Bill, Chris, John, Patty, and Wes walk into a bar to fret over the demise of their accomplishments…
If only they had conceived that constraints also exist outside of the IT manufacturing system.
All they accomplished was to build a faster, more reliable and better handling car for Steve to drive like he stole it. Steve’s behavior didn’t change, nor did the culture. The culture changed in the part but not the whole. Read the rest of this entry »
#leangovernment #SAFe #lean #Scrum #agile #government
Video Posted on
Interesting conversation in the latest orgmindset podcast with Alex and Andrew. In this Coaching Tip I expand on a topic they discussed regarding organizational anti-patterns.
*my coaching videos are unscripted and unedited. Apologies for my ugly mug. This particular video was done in one take. Some, I’ve redone a few times because I said something incredibly amazing, but didn’t want to share. I don’t have time to retake videos. I’d prefer to get something good down and post the content. 🙂