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Day 60. Don’t just get through the day… get from the day! Seize the day! Be in the moment… be in the zone… in the
Day 59. So true…
Day 58. Imagine that your are in your car, on a highway; you are in a mad rush hour, bumper-to-bumper, in a big city… you
Day 57. Can you think of a very simple story? A story that you know that it is done with just one simple acceptance criterion
Day 56. A good story — user type or enabler type — is estimable. In order for it to be implemented, the agile team must
Day 55. Good stories provide Value! In SAFe, there are two story types: User and Enabler. A User story directly impacts the user, customer, or
Day 54. A good user story is negotiable and negotiated. A user story is a placeholder for requirements to be discussed, defined, designed, developed, tested,
Day 53. Plan versus Value… which one wins? Value wins — all the time! With the backdrop of ‘winds’ of variability and uncertainty — specially
Day 52. Plan versus value … which one wins?
Day 51. Quote for servant leaders: ‘Get out of your head and get into your heart. Think less, feel more.’ — Osho https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajneesh
Day 50. This quote is apt for SAFe Principle #2 — Apply Systems Thinking: ‘What we need to do is learn to work in the
Day 49. Agile is all about people. Think of this quote all the time and project it… you will be amazed of the positive vibes
Day 48. Subconscious mind… is powerful and limitless. ‘Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.’ —
Day 47. This quote is for retrospective: ‘Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.’ — Auguste Rodin https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auguste_Rodin
Day 45. Happy Mother’s Day to my wife and to all Moms in the world!!!
Day 44. According to the father of quality, W. Edwards Deming: quality and management are linked… the efficient production of the quality the market expects.
Day 43. SAFe measures the predictability of the Solution Train (Large Solution level), Agile Release Train (Program Level) and Teams (Team level). Note: starting from
Day 42. It’s often stated by some folks that ‘predictability’ kills ‘agility’. Do you know why? To be continued…
Day 41. It’s like Waterfall folks versus Agile folks… one talks in terms of fixed scope; the other talks in terms of variable scope.
Day 40. Here’s something fitting for today…May 4th! Very cool orchestra! What they bring is like that of SAFe’s core values: all in alignment, everything
Day 39. It’s refreshing to see a commercial re-mastered. This 1971 vintage is so refreshing! That jingle came about via the collaboration of creative people…
Day 38. ‘There is no greatness where there is not simplicity.’ — Leo Tolstoy https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Tolstoy
Day 37. ‘Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it.’ — Brian Tracy https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Tracy
Day 36. ‘Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.’ — William Blake https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Blake
Day 35. ‘Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.’ — Ovid https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ovid
Day 34. ‘You can’t calm the storm, so stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself. The storm will pass’ — Timber Hawkeye https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timber_Hawkeye
Day 33. Did you know, that back in 2011, when SAFe was in its infancy, the ‘Program Increment (PI) Planning’ that we know today was
Day 32. Watching American Idol… wow, the show has adapted to the changes! Sing at home! Judge at home! Very Agile.