Elizabeth Wilson, SPC
Executive Agility Consultant | Agile Coach | Facilitator at Open Systems Technologies
Delivery Practice Team Lead and Agile Coach at OST – Open Systems Technologies, Inc.
What is SCRUM
Scrum is a framework for project management that emphasizes teamwork, accountability and iterative progress toward a well-defined goal. … The three pillars of Scrum are transparency, inspection and adaptation. The framework, which is often part of Agile software development, is named for a rugby formation.
SAFe is SCRUM on Steroids
What is Agile development?
Agils is a way to do things.
What is a good definition of SCRUM and when should it be used?
SCRUM is a way to get things done
Do you always have 2 week cycles?
Is Agile’s goal to move faster?
Why is a daily stand up necessary?
What did you do today?
What needs to be done?
How do you pass acceptance criteria
What is SAFe?
What is PI Planning?
Why would you use SAFe?
Does SAFe slow a project down?
What is the benefit of using SAFe?
Is SAFe anti Agile?
Once a company adopts SAFe what do they complain about?
How long does it take a company to work through the growing pains?
There are too many meetings! Why?!?
Is SAFe a good methodology to adapt within a startup?
What size company is a good fit for SAFe?
How do you go about doing an assessment if someone is a good fit for SAFe?
If they are not a great fit for SAFe as a whole, can they use any part of it?
Small batches of work
What are the different levels of SAFe
What occurs to make you decide you need to switch from SCRUM to SAFe?
Multiple Teams working together, but on different products?
Will SAFe give me more visibility?
Is SAFe only a single vision, or can you make it fit your requirements?
What are the key roles within SAFe?
Release Train Engineer
Cross Functional Developers
Does Design Fit within this team?
Do you need to fill roles that are T shaped?
Should you only fill with E shaped individuals?
How do you get better participation in Sprint Planning?
Everyone should weigh in on pointing (Other than SCRUM Master/PO)
“SAFe is SCRUM on Steriods” ~ Elizabeth Wilson
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