6 Crucial Elements of Tracking Business Value from Strategy through Delivery

6 Elements Agile Devops End-to-End Visibility


Do you have end-to-end visibility of business value as it flows from strategy through Agile development and DevOps delivery? Dean Leffingwell, the co-founder and chief methodologist at Scaled Agile, Inc., explains the 6 key elements of tracking the flow of value through the entire value stream in this series of short and insightful videos.

1- What is a value stream?

Do you know exactly what a value stream is and how it will impact your organization when you adopt SAFe for your Agile transformation? In this video Dean Leffingwell defines what a value stream is and explains how it is a fundamental element of the Scaled Agile Framework.

2- Why is it critical to manage value streams over projects?

In this video Dean Leffingwell explains why it is critical to manage value streams over projects and how cost accounting fits in. Learn how managing value streams enables you to deliver more value to your customers.

3- Why is it important to track the flow of value?

Are you tracking the flow of value as it goes from strategy through development and delivery? In this video Dean Leffingwell explains why it is important to track and visualize the flow of value end-to-end.

4- How does Agile merge with DevOps?

In this video Dean Leffingwell explains how DevOps fits in with SAFe. Learn why seamlessly integrating Agile and DevOps is a crucial step to delivering more value to your customers.

5- What are the benefits of tracking the flow of value from strategy through delivery?

Can you easily identify the bottlenecks across your entire software lifecycle, from strategy to delivery? In this video Dean Leffingwell explains the benefits of tracking and visualizing the flow of value end-to-end.

6- What are the challenges of tracking the flow of value from planning through delivery?

In this video Dean Leffingwell explains the challenges of tracking the flow of value as it transitions from development to delivery. Learn how the tracking and visualization of the flow is impeded when development stories turn into binary code entering the delivery pipeline.

Solution for tracking the flow of value end-to-end

VersionOne provides the end-to-end visibility you need to track business value as it flows from strategy through development and delivery. Track and visualize value as high-level initiatives are decomposed into epics, features, and stories and then continue to track that business value as those stories are recomposed into artifacts, packages, releases, and deployments.

Learn how VersionOne will enable you to track value from strategy through development and delivery.

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The ‘Game’ of Agile Compared to Football: Training Camp & Preseason

The Game of Agile Compared to Football

More than 30 years ago Hirotaka Takeuchi and Ikujiro Nonaka wrote an article titled ‘The New New Product Development Game,’ which compares product development to rugby. This year’s NFL draft inspired me to make a similar analogy to American football. This is the second in a series of articles comparing agile and football around the major events including: Draft Day, Training Camp & Preseason; Kickoff Game; and Super Bowl.
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Product SAFeTY

Product SAFeTY

About seven years ago, I started a deep dive into all things product. I found myself coaching teams that could consistently produce, but not consistently produce the right product. I shifted DevJam coaching to be a blend of product discovery and product delivery. The shift included more time spent learning about all things product from brilliant design thinkers like Alan Cooper, as well as any and all product producers, UX designers and product managers who are passionate about learning more about who they are building for and what these people really need.
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