I started a new series of posts where I will answer some actual problems/ideas presented in an I&A problem solving workshop as part of open space facilitation. This is the third of a few dozen that I plan on covering. If you have any comments, please, let’s learn together.
“Outside team interference and noise; unnecessary outside team involvement”
A SAFe Answer
This problem is not unique to the SAFe or Lean-Agile space. It exists in every organization I’ve encountered.
It is, however, a big, common problem. How many times have you or your team been “redirected” to work on the latest fire fighting drill? Was this time accounted for in the waterfall/traditional silo planned WBS that you are working against? I’m certain your manager and project managers always go back to the integrated master schedule (IMS) to reflect lost productivity. IMS’s always account for production down, maintenance, operations? Sure they do. Especially when the team doing costing gets to review the proposal and “tweak” the final numbers. [insert massive sarcasm]
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.
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Reblogged with permission from Jem D'jelal, the original author of this content, as a contributor to blogagility.com. Originally published on LinkedIn March 28, 2017.
I know you have one.
You know, that “thing” you have strong feelings about.
It’s something which is unjust, contradictory to agile…. or just plain doesn’t doesn’t make sense.