SAFe PI Planning Tips

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

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...
Is Your Scrum Team Ready to Start Sprinting?

Is Your Scrum Team Ready to Start Sprinting?

Are you preparing to launch a new Scrum team? We are frequently asked for a list showing what a “sprint-ready” team looks like. While every situation is a little different, this checklist is a great place to start. Are You Ready to Start Sprinting Job Aid...