Comparisons of Agile flavors: Scrum, Safe, and Spotify

Comparisons of Agile flavors: Scrum, Safe, and Spotify

Agile experts are familiar with the different flavors and will float easily through this comparison, however for Agile virgins this article might bring the necessary insights in the Agile framework. Over this piece of paper, we will make a comparison of Scrum, the Spotify model and Scaled Agile Framework (Safe).

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How to use Holacracy as the new Management System in a Rapidly Changing World?

How to use Holacracy as the new Management System in a Rapidly Changing World?

How to make a proper transition of the management role in Agile? Most organisations start booking trainings.  Experience teaches us that mostly this is not sufficient to launch a transformation to Agile and an additional layer of coaching is necessary. An Agile mindset is just one of the success factors, and it is of outmost importance to involve the organisation structure to guide management in an efficient way to Agile.

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The Transformation office and PMO: how to achieve breakthrough value?

The Transformation office and PMO: how to achieve breakthrough value?

More and more companies set up a project management office (PMO) in order to lead major transformation programs and to avoid program failure. Unfortunately, traditional PMOs have become quite ineffective at managing transformation initiatives to achieve results. Further, the added value of PMOs is not always perceived and they tend to be considered as an administrative layer that gathers project information and generates reports for the top management. Transformation offices seem to be the solution. They are action-oriented, have the credibility to make decisions regarding priorities, schedule and investments and are focus on value creation opportunities. But if they want to work on an efficient and pragmatic way, to create a framework that ensures value delivery and to move fast and to reinvent themselves when necessary, they need to work side by side with corporate PMOs. These two entities reinforce each other. What are the key factor successes of this collaboration? Why? How do they achieve breakthrough value?

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Embracing Scaled Agile Framework in banking & investment industry

Embracing Scaled Agile Framework in banking & investment industry

Major European banks and providers of investment management software solutions for the world's leading financial organizations strongly believe in the added value of Scaled Agile Framework through its cross-fertilisation from autonomous teams, bringing these teams closer to the customer and enhancing transparency in vendor relations.

In the course of the article the main features of SAFe will be depicted, as well as the lessons learnt and the measuring of before and after implementation of Scaled Agile Framework. Are things really better after the roll out

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