Monthly Archives: April 2014

Be careful with self-directed and self-selected teams

I believe too much power to the teams is risky in large scale agile implementations. Some of the reasons I have describe in When to use SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework). Another aspect that concerns me is the level of self-organization.  … Continue reading

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When to use SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework)

There is a huge debate in the agile community around the SAFe framework. A lot of agilists seem to pretty much hate it. Ken Schwaber for example: unSAFe at any speed. Ken’s main criticism seems to be that consultants and … Continue reading

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Scaling agile in small organizations

The organization does not have to be huge to have a need for scaled agile decision making. A while back (before SAFe existed) I was working in a small organization (30 people, 3 Scrum teams, 2 products). We were doing … Continue reading

Agile Management