Review: A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development

Review: A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development
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Martin Burns

Transformation Consultant at CA Inc (formerly Rally)
Previously: Leader of software delivery portfolios in large scale orgs.
Specialism: Transforming complex delivery organisations to be more Lean/Agile.
Mindset: Continuous Improvement Obsessive
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Despite being called (and being) a practical approach, this is extremely well principled: the directives around metrics are worth the price of the book alone. It’s also a very honest and humble book, documenting failure, challenge and regret as much as triumph,...

SAFe: Responding to Ron Jeffries’ Review

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Martin Burns

Transformation Consultant at CA Inc (formerly Rally)
Previously: Leader of software delivery portfolios in large scale orgs.
Specialism: Transforming complex delivery organisations to be more Lean/Agile.
Mindset: Continuous Improvement Obsessive
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Reviews of SAFe based on knowledge rather than supposition are increasingly supportive that it has positive intentions, and useful practises. While there are still genuinely held concerns, some of these are based on risks rather than certainties, and assert...

Review: The Principles of Product Development Flow

Review: The Principles of Product Development Flow
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Martin Burns

Transformation Consultant at CA Inc (formerly Rally)
Previously: Leader of software delivery portfolios in large scale orgs.
Specialism: Transforming complex delivery organisations to be more Lean/Agile.
Mindset: Continuous Improvement Obsessive
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The Principles of Product Development Flow: Second Generation Lean Product Development by Donald G. Reinertsen My rating: 5 of 5 stars Anyone considering themselves as part of the Lean-outside-manufacturing community should read this – it’s the scientific...