SAFe’s content has a range of strength of recommendation, but this is implicit and only weakly articulated. It needs to better define what is mandatory, and what is customisable.
When joining a new team, ask to see evidence of their tests and customer interactions, and use the way they respond as a quick maturity assessment.
By focusing on today’s talent and skills, you are mortgaging your future by stunting the critical capability you will need for tomorrow. Hire for potential and the growth capability to get there.
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I have found a beautiful summary of the way I work with organisations, and the values I seek to amplify.
Working outwith the bottleneck is beneficial. Exploiting & subordinating to the bottleneck are powerful, but don’t discount the value of other improvements