How to enhance SAFe with Lean-Agile

June 15, 2018 — Posted by Al Shalloway
If you are using SAFe, or considering it, or even just using its planning event, you should definitely read this except from our SAFe page.
It covers each of these topics and provides links for more. 
  1. Managing for flow of value 
  2. See potential adverse affects of a new feature.
  3. Allocate capacity to your most important work. Focus on completing releasable work, not features.
  4. Planning events. 
  5. ATDD to focus collaboration, focusing on value realization and using test-frist methods. 
  6. Right sized trains
  7. Consistency across teams while enabling self-organization by teams to better fit their context
  8. A scorecard to see your progress that can also be used as a roadmap in your transformation
  9. Initial Team training with ATDD
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About the author | Al Shalloway

Al Shalloway is the founder and CEO of Net Objectives. With 45 years of experience, Al is an industry thought leader in Lean, Kanban, product portfolio management, Scrum and agile design. He helps companies transition to Lean and Agile methods enterprise-wide as well teaches courses in these areas.



        

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