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Scaling Agility Without Killing Agility

Frameworks for scaling agile methods have exploded in variety and popularity over the past few years: Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), LeSS, and DAD are a few prominent examples. A common facet of these methods is the delineation of Portfolio, Program, … Continue reading

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Shiny Objects and SAFe

Recently, while I was teaching new teams on how Scrum fits in a larger Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) structure, the question kept coming up from a product owner. “Yes, all this new Scrum stuff is great, BUT how do I juggle multiple … Continue reading

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Building Complex Systems with SAFe

By Alex Yakyma and Harry Koehnemann Version 4.0 of the Scaled Agile Framework® SAFe® was released just about two months ago but has already generated keen interest on behalf of complex systems builders and large software enterprises. The new version … Continue reading

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Is it time for a SAFe Health Check?

Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) is exciting!  It’s easy to see the possibilities that the framework can bring to your enterprise as it blends numerous best practices, values, and principles with a constantly evolving library of courseware. If you’ve begun your SAFe … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things to Know About SAFe 4.0

Are you considering Scaled Agile FrameworkⓇ (SAFeⓇ) 4.0 for your organization? You’re not alone. More than a thousand people participated in VersionOne’s recent AgileLIVE webinar series on SAFe 4.0 featuring Dean Leffingwell, the co-founder and chief methodologist at Scaled Agile, Inc. … Continue reading

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3 Things To Like About SAFe 4.0

Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) 4.0 for Lean Software and Systems Engineering was officially unveiled last month, and I like what I see. Here are three things that stand out to me: The Framework Has Matured I believe that SAFe can … Continue reading

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How VersionOne Supports SAFe 4.0

Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) 4.0 clarifies many aspects of the framework that have been evolving since its inception. It also adds explicit support for the development of very large systems. Even so, you may still be finding your SAFe transformation a little … Continue reading

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Frameworks for large agile projects?

Things are getting more and more interesting with the use of agile in larger and larger projects. We now have a number of frameworks that we can use, such as LeSS, Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), DAD and Scrum at Scale. … Continue reading

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7 Tips We Learned About SAFe from Dean Leffingwell

SAFe is a marathon, not a sprint, and it can sometimes be fairly challenging, so who better to provide some tips than Dean Leffingwell, the creator of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). Here are seven tips I learned from the recent AgileLIVE … Continue reading

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SolutionsIQ: Automating Application Development, SAFe, and Other Takeaways from AgilePalooza Seattle

“How do we get the servers to be as responsive as our software development?” SolutionsIQ developer/coach Ben Tomasini asked this question last week at AgilePalooza in Seattle. It was just one of the many topics that he and a number … Continue reading

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