Framework-Related Resources

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There are many different ways to introduce Agile into your organization by a variety of frameworks. Our framework resources explore the different Agile frameworks including Scrum, Extreme Programming, Kanban, SAFe, DAD, LeSS, and several others.

Evolve-Ability: The need for an adaptive business evolution
Adaptability is a fundamental competence that organizations must have to achieve sustainability. The ability of any system to adapt transcends the world of organizations and has been a major focus of study in disparate disciplines…
Milestone-Kanban: A hybrid project scheduling technique
The Milestone-Kanban Schedule (MKS) is a hybrid project scheduling and management technique that combines traditional and Agile best practices. The technique is well-suited for projects where the required deliverables are clear bu…
What to look for in a certifying organization
Note: Agile Alliance does not endorse any specific type of certification. This post is for information purposes only and represents the opinions of the author. Are you considering getting an Agile certification? The…
Should your user stories fit into one sprint?
Should a user story fit entirely into one sprint? What are the benefits of having Stories smaller than one iteration? Why should you split bigger user stories? And why divide stories into even smaller pieces? What is the v…
The fury of OKRs
Objectives and key results, OKRs for short, are in vogue all over the world. And while they can certainly be valuable, unfortunately, bad, decontextualized, and inappropriate practices have run wild in the world of OKRs. The tw…
Simple and Effective Solutions to Agile Finance
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Agile impacts and challenges today’s finance organization requiring innovative new approaches for success. Unfortunately, financial guidance related to agile is sparse and often lacks practical guidance for adoption. The Agile Fin…
Looking Ahead Using Wardley Mapping
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In a company, department, or team, we will often talk about “strategy”. This term is rarely well defined, or at least not defined in a way that is useful. It usually means that we need to see into the future to outmaneuver our com…
Joy of Agility – Joshua Kerievsky
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Agility isn’t a formula, a framework, nor a set of roles and rituals to follow. It’s a timeless way of thinking and being that matures with practice and skill. Becoming agile involves knowing the difference between being quick or …
Practicing Business Agility with the Agile Kata
(Kata is a Japanese word meaning "form." Traditionally, it referred to a detailed choreographed pattern of martial arts movements meant to help one learn/improve through repetition. You can learn more about kata in a business sens…
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In 2021, we noticed a trend with several of our full-stack development squads (scrum teams) of a stagnant or decreasing sprint velocity. My colleague Scrum Master Lauren Williams and I theorized that the cause of this was consiste…

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