Behavior-Driven Development

Behavior Driven Development Larger backlog items don't use the same syntax as stories do. Learn more about BDD!
In the world of SAFe, a Dev team should have a unified foundation of work to ensure ease of application for all code that is written. The smaller a story is, the faster it gets put into development, and production, and we catch bugs sooner and more efficiently. However, there are tools and methodologies we can use, to help us mitigate these errors ...
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PI Planning Checklist

PI Planning Checklist
Introduction In the world of SAFe, there is no perfect, secret recipe, for making sure your PI Planning session runs perfectly; we are all merely human, and couldn't possibly predict every outcome with 100% accuracy. However, what we CAN do is make sure that we set up our teams for success to the absolute best of our ability. As it so happens there...
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SAFe Backlogs 1.2

SAFe-Backlogs-graphic-1.2 Now, we're starting to get this wood stacked up nice and neat.
The Hierarchy  This section may seem like its coming out of order; shouldn't we cover the specifics of each work item before we talk about their organizational structure? Maybe, but I'm coming at the topic in this sequence because I believe that where these work items sit in the Big Picture is such a huge part of understanding what they are. W...
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SAFe Backlogs 1.1

wallpaperwoodlog Trees, trunks and branches... Learn more about our backlogs!
​When I am working with a client who is new to the Scaled Agile framework, or I'm delivering a training course for soon-to-be agilists, there's always a large number of questions about how the SAFe backlogs and work items relate to each other. These questions are understandable when you look over the Big Picture and see all of the different element...
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Percent CA: The Hidden Gem of Processes

quality What level of quality is built into your process?

Percent CA (%CA) is a great little tool that is a huge part of process mapping, and speaks directly to the quality of the work that your teams are doing.

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No Devops? No Agile!

nodevopsnoagile Your agile teams operate like F1 cars, does your DevOps support them?

Would you be willing to take a $10 million dollar F1 car off-roading in the mountains?

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Is the SAFe DevOps Certification For Me?

Scaled Agile, Inc has a new certification course called SAFe DevOps. Is this course right for you, your career or your organization? Find out more below!

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