Planning For Your First Potentially Shippable Increment – Part 2

Written by Anu M. Smalley and William F. Nazzaro In Planning For Your First Potentially Shippable Increment – Part 1 we recommended that organizations should properly plan for their first PSI.  For simplicity, we will refer to this planning as preparatory activities for your first PSI. What is the goal or purpose of these preparatoryContinue reading “Planning For Your First Potentially Shippable Increment – Part 2”

Planning For Your First Potentially Shippable Increment – Part 1

Written by Anu M. Smalley and William F. Nazzaro In 2013 the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) appears to be the de facto standard for those organizations seeking to go beyond team agile and truly bring distributed, scaled agile adoption to their enterprise.  While SAFe has made quite the splash and many companies are seeking to adopt it, weContinue reading “Planning For Your First Potentially Shippable Increment – Part 1”

Building Trust – Not just a cliché

Trust is the main ingredient in an Agile Transformation. Trust is the building block of team cohesiveness and is what allows people not only to feel but also to be empowered.  Building trust is organic and cannot be rushed, scheduled or forced. When a team is first put together they might be a reluctance to rely on and trustContinue reading “Building Trust – Not just a cliché”