Hello everyone! Great news from Scaled Agile, Inc. (SAI) — the maker of SAFe. Read the image below. In that light, please go ahead and
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This place is always packed with people when we dine here… 2 hours we’ve waited tonight!
Got pulled over for speeding several days ago… too focused on getting to my destination — my daughter’s middle school… so in that zone… in
With Behavior Driven Development (BDD), a typical list-based Acceptance Criteria is dumped and replaced by Tests… using Gherkin ‘Language’… which has the ‘Given… When… Then’
Create acceptance criteria… it is part of the requirement…it clarifies the requirement… it amplifies the requirement… it drives the development.
The Nutcracker — a professional ballet and high-budget show wherein each participant knows his/her role, what he/she needs to do, and he/she does it well.
Pizzeria Omaggio just exudes quality of food and you can sense a pride of workmanship in their people… their service and product — their food
Two things I’ve seen as new in SAFe 5.0: 1) Customer Centric + Design Thinking 2) Organizational / Business Agility These are already in ‘Disciplined
Blockbuster Blackberry Borders Kodak … many more These were strong companies with intelligent people … all went on downward spiral… they did not have a
Inside ‘Georgetown Cupcake’ looking out… Sunday afternoon, December 1, 2019. There is a Christmas season feelings and that aura that comes with it … Where
Long line to get inside this famous ‘Georgetown Cupcake’ Road leading up straight to Georgetown University… the lovely O Street. Wisconsin Street.
At Georgetown, Washington DC
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Last night, my wife, son, daughter and I watched the movie, Frozen II. We had a great time; the movie theatre was nice (gigantic screen–IMAX;
Look at the upcoming stories — these could come from: the program level (i.e. team’s part of a feature/enabler, team’s own context (i.e. refractors, maintenance,
For those product managers and product owners who are still telling teams on how to do things: ‘Don’t tell people how to do things, tell
In SAFe, just like a huge production play like ‘The Nutcracker‘, each participant must know his/her role, know what he/she must do… and to do
Today, I tried to connect together a series of Bose speakers. I followed the instructions that came with it. For some reason, despite following the
Here is a suggestion to leaders of companies transforming to Lean Agile: Slow down… you might be moving too fast that your teams can barely
Chick-fil-A… McDonalds… Firestone… Panera … where else?
Mazda applied the 10th Principle of the Agile Manifesto! ‘Simplicity–the art of maximizing the amount of work not done–is essential.‘ — Agile Manifesto Principle #10
Acceptance criteria not only serve as a way to confirm one’s understanding — via conversations and collaborations with others — of the work on hand
Start with a small win. In ‘Sales’ they call this first small win the ‘icebreaker sale’. Toastmasters call their first speech as ‘icebreaker speech’. Want
Features and Benefits (FAB) is what we are all familiar with. With SAFe 5.0’s customer centricity, this FAB is now BAF… Benefits and Features. Makes
Scrum Masters of teams to populate the program board!