Agile Can’t Scale: Fact or Myth?

If you define ”Agile” as a team-level methodology, then I’ll be a little provocative here and suggest that Team Agile is not scalable.  That’s my observation having worked with Agile PMO and Portfolio Management for the better part of the last eight years with a number of companies.  I’ve watched more than one company crash…

Scaling Agile White Papers

Here are some useful links to White Papers on Scaling Agile that I have co-authored with Ted along with one from Stephen Bungay in the UK.  Ok, so I’m a little biased, but check them out anyways. The Three Journeys to a Truly Agile Culture walks you through the three journeys of Investing in People, Professionalism…

Culture Makes or Breaks Scaling Agile

One of the primary reasons Scaling Agile is so difficult is Culture.  Yes, I know the list of other reasons is long, but this one is most important. Let’s be a little realistic for a moment. It’s a pretty good bet that not all of us get to work for Spotify, King or for any of the other…

Courses and Seminars in Scaling Agile – Spring 2014

Agile teams are now working in many organizations, but how do you get the enterprise and Agile teams aligned?  Knowit Management focuses on Agile Leadership – methods and frameworks for Scaling Enterprise Agility.  Here are some of our upcoming courses and events. Breakfast Seminars The Impact of Agile Quantified Larry Maccherone, Rally Software 27 May 2014 07:30…

Kurser och seminarium inom Scaling Agile – våren 2014

De agila teamen finns nu i många organisationer, men hur får man organisationen och teamen att gå i takt? Inom Knowit Management fokuserar vi på agilt ledarskap – metoder och ramverk för Scaling Enterprise Agility. Här är några av våra kurser och seminarier kring detta. Frukostseminarier The Impact of Agile Quantified Larry Maccherone, Rally Software…

From the SAFe SPC course in April 2014

In the beginning of April Knowit hosted a 3-day Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Program Consultant class with Dean Leffingwell in Stockholm. SAFe is a field proven and evolving framework based on principles from agile, lean and product development flow which scales from team level up to a portfolio of programs to enable enterprise agility. Knowit`s…