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Scaled Agile: SAFe® 5.0 changes and how Agile Hive maps them

We’re happy to announce the release of the new version of the Scaled Agile Framework SAFe®, version 5.0, which aims to help companies scale agile principles and methods beyond agile IT and development teams to the entire organization. Onboarding all employees to the Scaled Agile Framework SAFe® requires a comprehensive and detailed plan, and ours has now been extensively updated and supplemented. In this short overview we’ll show you what we’ve changed in SAFe® version 5.0 and how Agile Hive – SAFe® with Atlassian Tools supports you as you map your SAFe® implementation.

Building an Onboarding Portal in Confluence with Blueprint Creator Templates

Confluence is the perfect solution for your knowledge management and documenting tasks. Teams and companies also need knowledge management and documentation, and that’s why these are the main use cases for Atlassian’s collaboration software and wiki platform. Alternatively, there are several other interesting scenarios where Confluence can also be used sensibly and profitably, including HR processes such as onboarding and training new employees.

Looking back at Tools4AgileTeams 2019

Tools4AgileTeams

At the end of 2019 our annual conference, Tools4AgileTeams, took place. It started as an open-ended experiment aimed at bringing Agile enthusiasts from the Rhine-Main region together in order to learn from one another. Today it’s considered to be a tradition and has long since become a permanent fixture in events calendars across the German-speaking Agile community.

Distributed Collaboration: Big Meetings, Big Problems?

No longer is it a special case for companies and their teams to find themselves in a meeting with participants who aren’t sitting (or standing) in the room with them. It’s critical for clients and stakeholders to be involved in communicating and coordinating with external partners. Teams are often distributed or they have individual team members who work remotely. Since I’m a remote employee who is a part of a local Scrum team at //SEIBERT/MEDIA, I have a lot of experience in this area which I’d like to share with you in this article.

Jan Einfach: Agile and Atlassian explained | A short introduction to “Agile Hive – SAFe with Atlassian Tools”

Are you thinking about implementing the scaled agile framework (SAFe) in order to meet your business needs? Curious about how Atlassian tools can help you achieve your goals?

In this video from “Jans Einfach” (Jans Easy), my goal is to give you a quick overview on how to use Agile Hive, our in-house developed solution that can help you manage your SAFe planning and your business.

Five to 50 things that employees can do for an agile organization

The dynamics of the modern-day business world mean that even large corporations cannot shy away from the changes that need to be made in organizational structures to keep up. Here we look at what organizations and employees can do to make their companies and corporations more agile and robust to the complexity and dynamics of today’s markets.

Five important things that change for leaders in an agile company

The process of transitioning into a modern agile company has come with occasional growing pains. We had to take many of our traditional ways of thinking and throw them out of the window. Several of our classic methods and tools ended up being mothballed. Power had to be redistributed. See how Martin explains his approach as a leader in an agile company in this keynote presentation at Audi AG in Ingolstadt.

Agile Poker for Jira – evaluation tools for agile teams

You can use a variety of different methods and tools to support you as you plan for your team. Some of them integrate playful elements into the process (gamification) and want to promote productive exchanges from within the team. In this webinar with Jacek Wizmur-Szymczak and Pawel Mazur from Spartez, we stepped through and discussed Agile Poker for Jira.

Tools4AgileTeams Conference 2019: Early bird tickets now available

T4AT 2019 is already rearing its head and our organization team has already taken its first steps: we’ve set the date, organized the new venue, and we’re already taking bookings for early bird tickets. Tools4AgileTeams 2019 will take place on November 21 and 22. You should get your tickets soon: even with our increased capacity this year we’re anticipating another sold-out crowd!