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12 Incredible Reasons You Should Get a SAFe® Agile Certification

Agilemania

46% of the organizations reported inconsistencies in practices and processes as their main challenge with agile transformation. Source: 15th State of Agile Report. There sure is an Agile framework called SAFe. And SAFe is the road to Business Agility.

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Agile Transformation: ChatGPT or McBoston?

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Agile Transformation with ChatGPT or McBoston? I was interested in learning more about a typical daily challenge many agile practitioners face: How shall we successfully pursue an agile transformation? Make the approach more agile.

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Scaling Agile Practices – Improve Business Outcomes

Agilemania

Scaled Agile Framework, SAFe® is the world’s leading framework for Business Agility. The seven core competencies each have three dimensions making it a total of twenty-one dimensions to enable Business Agility. Develop on Cadence; Release on Demand.

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Is SAFe® (Scaled Agile Framework®) not Agile?

Agilemania

Some Agile experts are not hard-core fans of SAFe. And this makes SAFe more complicated, bureaucratic than the Agile manifesto recommends. They also have this opinion that SAFe is so heavy, maybe it is not Agile at all. For a long period, our idea of Agile was only Scrum.

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Managing A Hybrid-ScrumBan Project with MS Project Agile

MPUG

Many times, managing a Hybrid-Agile project with a sole Lean-Agile approach doesn’t meet the needs of an organization, the expectations of stakeholders, required delivery frequency of customers, or address uncertainties associated with engineering work.

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Benefits of Scaled Agile Framework ( SAFe®) – Agilemania

Agilemania

Recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on Lean-Agile best practices, Dean Leffingwell took it on himself to do something about it. He introduced the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). SAFe is based on following 10 Lean-Agile principles-. certification.

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The Complete Guide to Scaling Agile and SAFe for Business Agility

Agilemania

What is Scaling in Agile? Agile is a set of values and principles. Agile is an umbrella term for a group of iterative product development frameworks. Most organizations started their Agile journey with one of the frameworks mentioned above, and Scrum is the most popular one.

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How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?

Agilemania

What is SAFe agile. Scaled Agile is an agile framework for developing or delivering large products or solutions produced by multiple teams working in parallel at an enterprise level. As businesses grow, more and more teams start adopting agile. If not SAFe agile then what?

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10 Reasons Why Agile Transformations Fail – And How To Fix Them

Agilemania

Organizations generally start their transformation by piloting Agile frameworks and methods to provide autonomy to developers and product representatives and empower them to make relevant decisions around implementation. Top 10 Reasons Why Agile Transformations Fail.

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How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?

Agilemania

What is SAFe agile. Scaled Agile is an agile framework for developing or delivering large products or solutions produced by multiple teams working in parallel at an enterprise level. As businesses grow, more and more teams start adopting agile. If not SAFe agile then what?

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Transformation, Business Architecture, and Scaling

Leading Agile

Mike Cottmeyer was recently a guest on the Agile to Agility podcast with Miljan Bajic where he discussed Transformation, Business Architecture, and Scaling. Agile to Agility Website. What do you do with planning cadences? How did you get into this agile space?

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The Inevitable Collapse of Agile - David Stackleather

PM That Works

We also want to announce if you haven't had a chance to come join us at the pm tribe calm please do as for my project managers that are listening out there my agile lists that are listening out there. And you know, when I asked for a topic for the show, you know, the inevitable collapse of agile and so boy already I can feel the Agile is just, you know, just breathing heavy. Why do you see it as an inevitable collapse of Agile? The certification is one component of it.

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Sprint Burndown and Burnup Charts with MS Project Agile

MPUG

Two frequently and widely used charts in projects using Agile frameworks are the Burndown and Burnup Charts. These charts are important because, in Agile approaches, emphasis is on getting the work done and having working increments in every iteration or a timebox as much as possible.

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Difference Between Agile Project Management and Scrum

Brad Egeland

There has been a rise in the transition of project management, product management and software development teams from traditional Waterfall methodologies to Agile ones. Those who don’t know much about agile, are also unaware of its popular frameworks like Kanban that is used to implement agile software development. Scrum is also the framework of agile for completing complex projects. The scrum master is a facilitator of an agile team. What is Agile?

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Is Your Agile Project Healthy?

Project Management Essentials

Experienced agile coaches and practitioners develop a sixth-sense. They can quickly assess the health of an agile project or team just as doctors do with their patients. In my agile training and consulting practice, I have witnessed similar symptoms when an organization is struggling with its agile adoption. Like a competent physician, an agile coach can quickly diagnose problems by listening, observing, and asking probing questions. Outsourced Agile.

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Professional Development Day 2022 – IGNITE!

International Institute for Learning

Has COVID-19 made you see the need to adopt a more agile way of thinking? Estimating and Applying Points with Agile – How to apply, and when is it done? Risk and PMI’s Risk Management Professional (RMP) Certification.

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How to Pass Implementing SAFe SPC Training Exam in your First Attempt

Agilemania

Here’s a simple guide to help you pass the SPC Certification. If you aspire to become an Agile Coach and then need to lead the SAFe implementation in your organization, becoming a SAFe Program Consultant is the right choice. Thriving in the digital age with business agility (7%).

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Comprehensive Guide to Becoming A SAFe Agilist

Agilemania

Added to this is the complex problem of managing multiple agile teams. The question still stands as to how to make an organization agile so that different functions within the organization can work together and not in silos? Planning and execution through Agile Release Trains.

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From Order Taker to Opportunity Maker…IT’s Digital Transition for Driving the Business

Leading Agile

Professions such as Medicine, Law, Beauty, Teaching, Transportation, Security, Accounting, Engineering, and Project Management all have one thing in common; certifications and internal governance. Teams delivering on a predictable cadence earn the trust of the business.

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Top 7 Benefits of SAFe® Training for a Product Owner / Manager

Agilemania

The agile philosophy is at the core of Product Management. Teams can build products faster and more efficiently by utilizing agile methodologies from the Product Management perspective. Many agile teams can benefit from SAFe®’s alignment, collaboration, and delivery strategies.

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What is Lean Portfolio Management? Primary Focus | Objectives

Agilemania

Portfolio management teams apply these principles and approaches to strategy and investment funding, Agile portfolio operations, and governance. Incorporating agile and lean portfolio management offer a path to improving business agility.

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The Roles and Responsibilities of a SAFe Agilist You Never Knew

Agilemania

It was circa 2011 when Dean Leffingwell decided to conceptualize the Scaled Agile Framework. SAFe is a knowledge base of proven, integrated principles, practices, and competencies for achieving business agility using Lean, Agile, Systems Thinking, and DevOps.

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The Three — Wait: Four — Elements of Empiricism

Scrum.org

You can sign up here for the ‘Food for Agile Thought’ newsletter and join 35,000-plus subscribers. ?? Professional Scrum Master Training w/ PSM I Certificate — Live Virtual Class: October 4-5, 2022. ?? ?? ???? TL; DR: Elements of Empiricism.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Agile Project Management (#APM). Agile Software Development (#ASD). Integrating Agile and Earned Value Management (#AEVM). Agile and Earned Value Management Bibliography of papers, books, and thesis (#Biblio). Agile Project Management. Managing agile projects have many of the same principles as traditional projects and have principles much different from tradition projects. Agile and all SW development operates in the presence of uncertainty.

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Overview of the PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition – Lesson 3 Transcription

MPUG

Especially when they released the Sixth Edition, giving this agile guide. And they say, well, you know, if all else fails, you could try this agile guide as well. What’s deliverable, cadence, project phase?

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

Workamajig

It doesn’t matter whether you’re working towards your PMP certification or simply managing projects casually in your organization, knowing core project management terms always helps. Agile: A project management methodology that focuses on delivering work in an iterative fashion.

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How Charles Byrd Gets It Done: Project Management & Networking Tips

Project Management Hacks

Out of college with a BBA in information technology I started on a help desk providing 2nd and 3rd level support for Cadence, a Silicon Valley software company. An Agile approach wins every time in these situations due to its inherent flexibility and delivery focus. In today’s Q&A interview, you will learn how Charles Byrd developed his productivity practices, managed products and built relationships.

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Webinar Recap: Introduction to the Power BI Suite

MPUG

You can print or download your transcripts and certificates of completion, including the one for today. ” And often this is part of the agile world. Power BI gets refreshed every month so it has a high cadence.

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