Sweet! That’s what I felt when I saw / reviewed SAFe 5.0! I had a great time reviewing it.
ScrumXP KanbanXP SAFe 5.0 is embracing XP! Very cool! Management + quality code. Build-in quality — a SAFe core value; with XP added to Scrum
Everyone has a purpose (an intent of what to accomplish (i.e. ‘CI = Commander’s Intent’ In the military realm) in mind on what to do
Other than having a Kanban board with swim lanes by ‘Classes of Service’, you may also want to use other swim lanes categorization scheme. Like…
A SAFe Product Manager is like a film director. Both seek out key people to collaborate with… they don’t do things alone. Diverging ideas will
At El Paso Texas …
I really like, very much, SAFe 5.0… smack in the middle of the framework is Design Thinking! A much needed element that is added to
An NFR was once a Story… an Enabler (a type of a story) to ‘enable’ — like a needed piece of the puzzle to complete
Learn… Practice… Teach! Learn something. Try it out … practice it. Stay with it… see it through good and bad times … complete something… Care
ROWE versus WADE… My wife — a savvy and astute business woman… and a voracious reader on business and history — sent me a link
Amazon sent me an email this weekend … with this photo I like this book a lot!
A month ago, we’ve purchased three whole toilet bowl systems from a major hardware store; we paid $150 for each of the three to be
If you are shifting paradigms or mindsets, change the way you respond to things. We all respond in a patterned way. If you are to
Early this year, SAFe hinted — in one of the SAFe Partners’ calls, of which I’m a member of under my company, Applied Lean Agile
Lean Agile’s strength over waterfall is ‘Fast Feedback’… for fast learning. As you learn, you get to see some insights. Try those !
This blog item is dedicated to my students in SSM class of Oct 12-13, 2019! Clogged workflow? WIP at maximum? Work not flowing?; clogged at
Are you aware of the SAFe requirements model? Yup, there is such a thing — a one-glance look of the over all picture of the
Sharing this eerie photo … Fireman hat’s shadow touching the top of one of the twin towers… eerily looking like smoke coming from one of
Celebrate … downtime is good!
They put booms on the highway to deter usage of lane ..,
Saw this online… caught my attention… it correlates directly to Scrum– the art of the possible… and the scrum team’s focus on expanding what is
I still remember in my days as Civil Engineer, I used the PERT/CPM — Program Evaluation and Review Technique/ Critical Path Method — to manage
The estimate is in Points — a measureless thingy to gauge the team’s effort to define, build, test, and potentially deploy a thing of value.
Here is a quote from Warren Buffet… something for the team as they go through their retrospective. Always assume positive intent.
Do this… You cycle through it until you are done. Be innovative… never stop investing new ways of solving problems. Hence the SAFe ‘Innovation and
The Daily StandUp (DSU) is a way for the team to communicate at least once a day. It is not a status meeting;instead, look at
A person must know what it is that they must do… then do it well… with training. SAFe is role-based… and as such, SAFe offers
Today, I was going through my old books… scanned a book on SAFe published in 2011… here is how SAFe looked like then: Here is