Scaling Agile

Lean Budgets - LPM team collaborating

Implementing SAFe: Lean Budgets

What are Lean Budgets? Lean Budgets in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) focus on funding value streams over projects, streamlining value delivery, and minimizing the bureaucracy of conventional project cost accounting.


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Implementing SAFe: Portfolio Kanban

The SAFe Portfolio Kanban SAFe Portfolio Kanban is a method for visualizing and managing the flow of portfolio Epics, aligning strategy and execution in SAFe. In SAFe, Portfolio Kanban is a crucial tool for managing the flow of portfolio Epics, guiding them from ideation to analysis,…


SAFe Core Competencies

The 7 SAFe Core Competencies

The SAFe Core Competencies The SAFe Core Competencies encompass seven areas vital for achieving Business Agility. They are central to PI Planning as this event aligns teams on the business strategy and execution for the upcoming Planning Interval. by Morne Wiggins

SAFe Planning Process Illustration

Mastering SAFe PI Planning

What is SAFe PI Planning? PI Planning (Program Increment Planning), a regular event in SAFe, orchestrates Agile teams to envision shared objectives, devise strategic roadmaps, manage dependencies, and strengthen collaboration, aligning team efforts with overarching business goals. PI Planning…


Scaled Agile Program Management

Implementing Essential SAFe

Implementing Essential SAFe What is Essential SAFe? Essential SAFe is the simplest starting point for SAFe implementation, providing minimal elements necessary for Agile Release Trains (ARTs) to deliver solutions.


Agile Product Delivery

Mastering Agile Product Delivery with SAFe

What is SAFe Agile Product Delivery? SAFe Agile Product Delivery is a customer-centric approach to defining, building and releasing a continuous flow of valuable products and services. SAFe Agile Product Delivery (ADP) reflects a profound shift from project-based to product-based delivery, hinged…


70-20-10 Learning Model for Agile Training Coaching Facilitation and Leadership Development

Mastering Lean Portfolio Management with SAFe

What is SAFe Lean Portfolio Management? SAFe Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) is a strategy execution framework for aligning strategy and execution in organizations. In the context of SAFe, LPM becomes a critical instrument that helps businesses connect strategy with execution, ensuring the work…


Software Development

Implementing SAFe: Requirements Model (v6)

What is the SAFe Requirements Model? The SAFe Requirements Model is a hierarchical structure that manages and organizes requirements in large-scale Agile projects. The SAFe Requirements Model helps organizations align their business objectives with their development efforts, ensuring that teams…


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Agile Requirements Management in Multi-team Agile Environments

Introduction Effective requirements management is critical for identifying and managing dependencies in multi-team agile environments. Breaking down large-scale initiatives into manageable work units, aligning them with business needs, and prioritizing and managing dependencies between teams…


Lean Portfolio Management Illustration

Discovering Lean Portfolio Management

Introduction to Lean Portfolio ManagementA brief overview of LPM and its importance Definition of Lean Portfolio Management Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) is an adaptive approach to traditional portfolio management that focuses on customer centricity, organizational agility, and waste…