For Martin Seibert’s newest book – We Run on Agile – he had the opportunity to speak with Richard Wilson. With over 20 years of implementing Agile at scale, Richard co-founded the company with Mark Richards – a SAFe fellow who probably has launched between 30-50 trains over the last 10 years.
SAFe helps businesses enable their agile practices at scale. But what does scaling involve and how can you improve your business agility with SAFe? Read on to learn about the seven core competencies of Lean Enterprise to get you on the right track.
When companies are looking into implementing SAFe, more often than not, they are faced with SAFe resistance from within. To make the initial process as painless as possible for your organization, we’ve put together a plan to help you tackle SAFe resistance within your company.
To successfully drive your organizational change, you need to have a team. At first, this team might be external consultants, but over the long term, this will be your “Lean-Agile Change Agents.” This is the team that will provide the knowledge and engine to power your change. It is important that, organization-wide, everyone knows who the Lean-Agile Change Agents are to use this team as a resource when implementing SAFe and continue to use them as a resource after implementation.
How should you approach a SAFe implementation as a company? Who should be on the team? The software engineering industry …
It’s always exciting to see how a world-renowned corporation moves from its traditional roots towards a more dynamic mindset. This …
Why do organizations use SAFe? Ultimately for the same reasons that they introduced Scrum at the team level: to increase productivity, improve product quality, shorter, market-oriented release intervals, a higher customer focus, and higher employee satisfaction. Only on a much larger scale.
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.
Agile Hive fulfills the prerequisites for a successful scaled implementation by providing you with the software tools and functionality you need. We are very pleased to announce that we are a certified Scaled Agile Platform Partner with Agile Hive!
Paul Pasler shares some insights gained at this year’s Scrum Day conference in Stuttgart. From leadership to decision making, the “done” increment to using Scrum for good – the conference certainly delivered plenty of food for thought.