In theory, agile transformations should go a certain way: the decision to become agile is made, and the process starts. A lot of planning, effort, and dedication is needed to complete the transformation successfully. This does not always go well, in which case you end up in a state of simulated agility. What this is and how to leave it behind you’ll find out in this article.
Working for Vodafone since 1993, Ingo Schneider, a Release Train Engineer, has seen it all. Read on and watch the video to learn how SAFe and Agile Hive helped Vodafone become more agile.
Small startups and enterprises both need to harness agility in order to work in the most efficient way possible. The agile revolution is still thriving throughout the world and large organizations are starting to pick up on the advantages their startup competitors have. So how do enterprises scale the agile practices that seem to come so easily to startups and other lean organizations? Part of the answer is a framework and part of the answer is tooling.
In 2020 and 2021, our partner Kegon helped the company BD Rowa transition into a completely agile working environment. Read on to find out Their “Journey to Mars”, as they called their process of achieving business agility, went.
More and more organizations are adopting SAFe as a means to improve product offerings and decrease time-to-market. Despite its many advantages, implementing SAFe at the enterprise level is an important and complex process that requires an expert consultant’s guidance to ensure a successful transition. A good understanding of SAFe benefits, challenges, and real-world applications will help you decide whether or not it provides an advantage to your organization.
When working with SAFe®, it is important to always keep track of your prioritization. Luckily, there’s a system for this: WSJF, which is based on the Cost of Delay and the individual job size. In this article, you’ll learn what this is and how you can use WSJF in combination with Jira.
The benefits of an agile working environment are huge, and without argument. One of the most well-known and used frameworks is the Scaling Agile Framework for Lean Enterprises SAFe®. But what does a culture for an agile environment look like and which tools can you use? You’ll find out in this article.
Agile Hive is the fully integrated SAFe® solution that seamlessly integrates into your existing Jira and optionally automates documentation in Confluence. This article will explore the role Confluence plays throughout both Agile Hive and Jira, as well as another powerful creative tool that can be included in the mix; Aura. To begin, let’s take a brief look at Agile Hive.
Over the last twenty years, agile has gained more and more traction in not only the technology world, but across all business sectors. Now, it is almost a no-brainer for startups and enterprise organizations alike. While startups seem to thrive with agile, larger organizations tend to struggle when attempting to scale the methodology. This is why frameworks such as SAFe® and Spotify have started to gain traction at the enterprise level.
Agile, SAFe® and Lean – all these terms are becoming common in everyday language. But what exactly do they mean, what is behind them and how are they connected?