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SAFe in a Nutshell – The Simplest Way to Understand SAFe

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SAFe in a Nutshell – The Simplest Way to Understand SAFe

SAFe is the most popular framework in use today to guide an organization’s efforts to scale agile practices beyond the team level. But, when people look into it for the first time, this is what...

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Which Solution Do You Need – Jira Align or Jira Foundation?

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Which Solution Do You Need – Jira Align or Jira Foundation?

When you’re in the midst of a home improvement project and realize you need a unique tool, you’ll probably jump in your car and visit the local hardware or home improvement store. While you’re there,...

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How Design Thinking Powers Agile Product Delivery in SAFe 5.0

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How Design Thinking Powers Agile Product Delivery in SAFe 5.0

If you’ve been using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) for a while now, the basics are pretty clear to you. And, while the recently released SAFe 5.0 is a significant update to the framework, most...

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Seeking Real World Business Agility

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Seeking Real World Business Agility

You’ve probably heard the term “business agility” thrown around a lot in recent years. It’s becoming one of those catchphrases that everyone knows is important, most think they understand, but few agree on what it...

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Overview of What’s New and What’s Different in SAFe 5.0

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Overview of What’s New and What’s Different in SAFe 5.0

OVERVIEW OF SAFe 5.0 CHANGES At this year’s Global SAFe Summit, Scaled Agile Inc. announced a new version of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFeTM). The new version 5.0 provides a simplified presentation of the model...

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Why You Should Strategically Plan on a Quarterly Basis

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Why You Should Strategically Plan on a Quarterly Basis

Webinar transcript - Watch the webinar: How to Thrive in a Fast-Paced Environment – The Art of Quarterly Strategic Planning Myriam - We\'re very happy to welcome you on this Friday to our Webinar to...

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Scaling Architecture, Requirements and Design – The Mystery of the 11th Principle

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Scaling Architecture, Requirements and Design – The Mystery of the 11th Principle

Agile software development is an approach that uses self-organizing, cross-functional teams to develop requirements and solutions by collaborating with customers and end users. It advocates a rapid, flexible response to change, along with the early...

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7 Things You Need Do for a Successful Agile Framework Upgrade

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7 Things You Need Do for a Successful Agile Framework Upgrade

Frameworks evolve because people are learning how to do things better. After analyzing the framework and combining it with what has been observed to work in organizations, some changes can be implemented. For example, as...

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Are You Safe With SAFe?

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Are You Safe With SAFe?

Is SAFe the right framework for my organization? After all, there are numerous other frameworks (Disciplined Agile, Nexus, LeSS, [email protected], etc.) that claim to deliver similar results and impart comparable benefits… This question is at...

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BlueKit: Enduring Agile Transformations at all Levels of Enterprise

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BlueKit: Enduring Agile Transformations at all Levels of Enterprise

In our last blog post we introduced BlueKit, a knowledge platform that allows organizations to harvest, document and disseminate valuable knowledge and know-how. This ‘tribal knowledge’ typically includes best-practices developed by the organization during years...

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Why You Always Want to Be Launching

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Why You Always Want to Be Launching

Always Be Launching is a concept describing how organizations are launching teams (often referred to as a project teams) to work on particular initiatives. This Project Team may include a Product Manager, a QA Lead,...

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10 Steps to Launching your First SAFe Agile Release Train

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10 Steps to Launching your First SAFe Agile Release Train

So you’ve been excited about Agile for quite some time… you’re even more excited now that you learned about the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFeTM) and how it helps organizations scale and successfully implement complex projects,...

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