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Lean and Agile
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…
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Lean and Agile
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,…
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Lean and Agile, PMO
We facilitated a roundtable discussion of our customers at the 2019 Planview Horizons Customer Conference where enterprise agility in financial services organizations was discussed. We learned more about some of the biggest struggles…
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Lean and Agile
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…
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Lean and Agile
By 2027, according to research by Innosight, the average lifespan of an S&P 500 company is expected to be just 12 years, exactly half of what it was only a few years ago (24 years in 2016). This shrinking lifespan is caused by a number of factors—reco…
18 Practices for Organizational Agility

18 Practices for Organizational Agility

Researchers at McKinsey&Company have found that in order to achieve organizational agility (in order to be agile)—which the firm defines as “…the ability to quickly reconfigure strategy, structure, processes, people, and…
Why Lean-Agile Culture Shifts Fail

Why Lean-Agile Culture Shifts Fail

It’s difficult to ignore the significant changes that are happening in and to the world’s largest companies. According to a recent report by Innosight, at the current churn rate, about half of today’s S&P 500 firms will be replaced over…
Scaling Agile with Kanban

Scaling Agile with Kanban

Scaling Agile helps organizations change the way they plan and deliver value to the customer. It allows them to shift to market changes more rapidly and ultimately helps to prime the organization for embracing new ways of working. All of these…
Lean Portfolio Management: Lean-Agile Governance

Lean Portfolio Management: Lean-Agile Governance

This blog is part of a series on Lean Portfolio Management (LPM). If you haven’t already, we recommend reading parts one through three first, which you can find here: Part 1: What is Lean Portfolio Management? Part 2: Lean Portfolio Management:…