SAFe PI Planning Tips

We’ve facilitated SAFe Program Increment (PI) Planning for over 50 teams across 6 Agile Release Trains (ART), and are often asked for helpful tips. The attached file shows some guidelines we’ve learned over the years. If you need help preparing for and...

Detecting Agile BS Revisited

The Department of Defense (DoD) Innovation Board (DIB) coined the term “Agile BS” to highlight a major issue: teams claiming they are “agile” but not delivering the value real agility creates. To support their work, we developed the following indicators of potential...

Map of Key Scrum@Scale Terms to SAFe

We were recently asked to map Scrum@Scale terms to similar Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) terms. Approximate terminology matches are shown in the attached document. Please reply if you have suggested additions or changes. Click to Download: Map Scrum@Scale to SAFe...