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Emily Peterson

Sr. Demand Generation Manager

Emily Peterson is a Demand Gen Manager for Planview's Enterprise Agile Planning Solution, focusing on helping organizations achieve agility on their terms and timeline. She uses her professional experience in Agile marketing (as the RTE) to leverage new ways of working across the organization, connecting all parts of the business to the overall goals of the organization.

Agile Program Management, Enterprise Agile Planning

Agile Integrations: Get Visibility Across Agile Teams with Agile Program Management

Part: 1: Taming the Agile Chaos So, you’re scaling Agile within your organization. How’s it going? Are you running into challenges along the way? If so, you’re not alone. Scaling Agile can be complicated and every organization is different. We’re here to help. I recently hosted a series of virtual discussions complete with product demos...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

How to Identify Your Value Streams: 6 Strategies for Getting Started

Making the shift from organizing work around products to orienting around value plays a key role in scaling Agile across the organization. But it can also be confusing: what exactly IS a value stream, and how do you go about identifying the value streams in your business? Our recent ebook, How to Identify Your Value...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

Operational vs. Development Value Streams: What’s the Difference?

For many organizations, Agile gains a foothold in a small set of teams that plainly demonstrate its potential. Excited by the results, leaders begin to focus on scaling Agile – but soon discover that it requires some fundamental shifts. One of the most important components of Agile at scale is switching the way work gets...

Enterprise Agile Planning

Identifying Your Value Streams: Frequently Asked Questions

Contributors: Jon Terry, Susan Gibson, Siraj Sirajuddin We recently hosted a webinar titled, “How to Identify Your Value Streams” with Jon Terry from Planview and Siraj Sirajuddin and Susan Gibson from Temenos+Agility. During the webinar, we shared the importance of identifying value streams and how to do so in a responsible and virtual manner. Throughout...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Virtual Teams

Virtual or Remote PI Planning: Frequently Asked Questions

Contributors: Jon Terry, Siraj Sirajuddin, Susan Gibson As organizations try to accommodate a fully virtual workforce, we were asked by our customers, How do I do virtual or remote PI Planning now? We know our customers aren’t the only ones asking this question, and in fact, they’re not; we are, too. We do PI Planning...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Virtual Teams

How to do Virtual PI Planning

Just like many of you, we at Planview are trying to figure out how to do PI Planning in a world that doesn’t allow in-person interactions right now. While I understand the idea of doing virtual PI Planning is daunting, I don’t think the answer is to stop planning together. From my viewpoint, planning together is more...

Enterprise Agile Planning

Agile Ceremonies Promote Collaboration Across Agile Teams

In a previous blog, “Agile Release Trains are Key to Scaling Output,” I reviewed how Agile release trains (made up of multiple Agile teams) are the key to Agile at scale. Building successful teams is a good first step, but alignment across teams doesn’t just happen—it takes an ongoing commitment from Agile leaders. Agile ceremonies...

Enterprise Agile Planning

SAFe® 5.0 Available Now

The latest version of Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) 5.0 expands the framework beyond business operations to embrace business agility. “Business agility happens when the entire organization – business and tech leaders, compliance, development, finance, legal, marketing, operations, sales, security, support – uses Lean and Agile practices to continually and proactively deliver innovative business solutions faster...

Enterprise Agile Planning

Agile Release Trains are Key to Scaling Outcomes

The software industry developed Agile methods decades ago to help it deliver code updates on a timely basis. Over the years, Agile has been adopted elsewhere in the enterprise since many areas in business require continual updates delivered on a routine, predictable basis. Agile typically starts with small teams focused on contributing parts to a...

Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

Global SAFe Summit Learnings: Start Small with Lean Portfolio Management

This year’s Global SAFe® Summit was bigger and better than ever. With over 2,000 attendees, great presentations and the release of SAFe® 5.0, I had a tough time figuring out where to focus this blog. Based on the number of sessions on Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) and the conversations I had at the booth around...