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Agile Ceremonies Promote Collaboration Across Agile Teams

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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…
SAFe® 5.0 Available Now

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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,…
Agile Release Trains are Key to Scaling Outcomes

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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…
Global SAFe Summit Learnings: Start Small with Lean Portfolio Management

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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…
Experience the Scaled Agile Difference

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Experience the Scaled Agile Difference

This is the third installment in a series of posts about the benefits of scaled Agile. If you haven’t read the first two posts, click through the links below to catch up on anything you missed: Part 1: 3 Key Shifts Necessary for Scaling Agile Part…
Realizing the Benefits of Agile at Scale

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Realizing the Benefits of Agile at Scale

This is the second installment in a series of posts about the benefits of realizing Agile at scale. Be sure to check out part one, “3 Key Shifts Necessary for Scaling Agile,” first. There are many benefits to scaling Agile, both…
Lean Portfolio Management: Frequently Asked Questions

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Lean Portfolio Management: Frequently Asked Questions

We recently did a webinar with Richard Knaster, SAFe® Fellow at Scaled Agile, Inc, and Jon Terry, Chief Evangelist here at Planview, called “Lean Portfolio Management: What is it and how is it changing value delivery?” We encourage you to listen…
3 Key Shifts Necessary for Scaling Agile

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3 Key Shifts Necessary for Scaling Agile

With the blistering pace of technological, economic, and socio-political changes, it’s clear that enterprises have to change—not just in the products and services they provide, or the platforms through which they provide them—but also…
8 Guiding Lean Principles

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8 Guiding Lean Principles

Transformation is a necessary part of business. It helps companies ensure they provide value to the customer. Organizations have always explored new ways to transform the way they work, but it’s only recently that many started applying Lean…