The Corona crisis and the upheaval it caused in the economy are an extreme example of market disruption. An exceptional case of the much-cited VUCA scenario, adaptability is now more important than ever. Here we look at how the Leadership Agility model can help leaders create a solid foundation for true adaptability in their organizations.
3 tips to get you started so you can create a learning platform in Confluence using Blueprint Creator
The larger the company, the more complex and multifaceted its structure becomes. Thanks to software solutions such as Scrum or Kanban, we can now scale planning and management processes, but they no longer cut it if you want to implement a comprehensive approach for all of your teams. Introducing: Agile Hive, our own SAFe with Atlassian tools, which made us a certified Scaled Agile Platform Partner and was developed together with our partner, KEGON.
With the outbreak of the Coronavirus crisis, teams were suddenly forced to start working from home. This resulted in all their usual team structures to be turned upside down. Lots of teams experienced how their teamwork and personal work organization changed entirely within just a few short days.
Our aim was to get involved in the general conversation about sustainability, to signal our commitment to sustainability so that it’s recognized internally, and to establish regional contacts in order to learn and exchange ideas together. We here in the organizational team were very happy to receive the positive feedback and animated discussions that came from the event. Our plan is to hold two more Meetups this year.
The COVID-19 Coronavirus is forcing agile communities to consider adopting a course of action we would normally reject: to avoid meeting in person when possible, especially with regards to gathering in big crowds. Under these circumstances, we must rethink strategies such as Program Increment (PI) Planning, a critical element of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
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.
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.
From live data to task management and transparency at all levels, Atlassian Jira gives you the tools you’ll need for effectively managing your projects. We’ve seen Jira pushed to its limits through our customers’ numerous projects and we’d like to share our experiences with you here.
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.