Gradual Maturation (Simplification) of Definition of Ready (DoR)

Related reading: Following FTAM By Expanding DoD VS. Becoming A Hostage To Traditional Org Structure.   Maturity of Definition of Done (DoD) has been the area of focus for many teams and organizations. Expansion (maturation) of DoD can be aligned with a Feature Team Adoption Map (FTAM), and it is covered on this page.  In … Read more

LeSS Talks: GEMBA SPRINT Go, See and Do!, with Ahmad Fahmy

Also, watch: “Introducing the Gemba Sprint” (4 min) Synopsis: If teams are self-managing, why do you need managers? This was the question that Google’s Larry page and Sergey Brin debated in 2001. Ultimately, they decided that that management was unnecessary and initiated what they called a Disorg and fired all managers. A year later, there was an intellectual … Read more

LeSS with Gene and James: Communicate in Code & Integrate Continuously

The following two LeSS guides for technical excellence are captured in LeSS book 1 and 2: Guide: Communicate in Code. This is the best way for developers to exchange information and understand each other’s work. Reading someone’s clean code and not having the need to be given additional interpretation of what the code means is … Read more

Following FTAM By Expanding DoD VS. Becoming A Hostage To Traditional Org Structure

Related reading: Maturation (Simplification) of Definition of Ready (DoR)   When a team is not able to deliver a product increment (PSPI) at the end of a sprint, we should not automatically assume that its developers poorly estimated, refined or planned their work.  There could be other reasons.  In fact, there are many teams that … Read more

LeSS Talks: German Big Insurance Case Study Discussion, with Wolfgang Steffens

Case Study | Wolfgang Steffens – Author/Presenter | LinkedIn Profile Initial Questions Submitted to Wolfgang Steffens: Why in Faux (Fake) Scrum =”Scrum” with component teams, there a 1-to-1 ratio between a team and “PO”. Who and How was involved in defining Requirement Areas (RAs)? How were people chosen? Who validated that they were right people? … Read more