IV&V in an Agile World

Does Independent Validation and Verification (IV&V) have a role on an “agile done right” initiative? In this article, we provide our views and a rationale. We also provide an agile-friendly alternative to traditional IV&V. Click to Download:...

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...