Monthly Archive: February, 2019

An HR playbook for successful SAFe implementation

Introduction As an organization builds speed for a SAFe implementation, it rapidly becomes clear that significant change is involved. Without due consideration, this awareness of looming change develops fear and uncertainty with respect to those affected by the change. That can be every employee. In any change program, particularly one this extensive, the enterprises Human Resources organization has a significant...

Design for Testability: A vital aspect of the system Architect role in SAFe

Introduction The system architect role is important to the successful definition, design, delivery, and support of any IT project. A system architect analyses and recommends the correct combination of IT components to achieve a particular business, department, team, or functional goal. They objectively analyze wanted processes and outcomes and advice on the correct combination of IT systems and components to...

Challenges with User stories and their common Agile practices

Introduction The highest priority for any software company should be to satisfy customers right on time and continuous delivery of valuable software. And this way, a very good definition of Agile is given by Dr. Alistair Cock burn “Deliver Value to Customer quicker, minimize bureaucracy”. Why are many software organizations battling with this? There are many reasons: development testing, organization...