Beyond DevOps: Bringing Agile to the Enterprise. Why SAFe and Kanban are Leading the Way.

"Companies rarely die from moving too fast, and they frequently die from moving too slowly." Reed Hastings, Netflix In the last 3 years, Agile has leaped beyond Software Development & IT to find receptive ears in the offices of important CEOs and their management teams. This time unlike what happened in the early 2000s the…

The 12 Commandments of Done

The philosophy behind Agile, Lean and Kanban can go beyond business projects or products to actually inspire our life, our dreams, and personal projects. Guided by this fact, and also by the writings of Bre Pettis and Kio Stark, I give you the 12 Commandments of Done, hoping they can inspire you to conquer your mountains: Thou shall…

What is the Scaled Agile Framework or SAFe?

My SAFe Journey Before answering the question that is the main topic of this article, I would like to comment on my own personal journey to the Scaled Agile Framework or SAFe. As an Agile Coach, ScrumMaster and Kanban Ace Trainer I frequently run into the challenge organizations face to extend the benefits of agile…

Kanban: Fly Different – An Introduction

Several people have asked me to explain the basics of Kanban’s Agile approach to Software Development. This presentation is a simple, straight forward, fun way to get what Kanban is all about. Feel free to comment on it, or contribute for a future revision. You can click below to see it: (Source: http://www.slideshare.net/)

jhurtado-deactivated20130607: Less noise, less “information”, leads to less stress and that equals more peace. Image Credits: here. Which is actually one of the main principles of Kanban: Limit Work in Progress. A blog post about this topic will come since it’s also an essential part of HKanban. However in the meantime this post by Matthias…