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Agile Chronicles™ Newsletter: September 2014

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September 2014

Featured Blog Post

 Scaling Agile Your Way: Agile Scaling Aspects and Context Matter Greatly (Part 1 of 4)

Scaling Agile Your Way: Agile Scaling Aspects and Context Matter Greatly (Part 1 of 4)

By Satish Thatte, VersionOne

With the vast diversity of organizations and projects, a straight-jacket or prescriptive approach to scaling agile will not work. So how do you determine the scaling agile framework to use? This four-part blog series will provide an overview of the frameworks, along with 25 scaling parameters to help you decide.

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Super-Sized Agile

By Bob Schatz, Agile Infusion, LLC

The good news is that companies are seeing positive results with their agile initiatives. The challenge is recognizing that these early successes require overcoming many obstacles and shifting the mindset of a number of people.

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So You Want to Scale Your Agile?

By AgileBill Krebs, Agile Dimensions LLC

What if the agile project you’re managing has 40 team members? What happens when you have 100 or 300? Projects like these require scaling up your agile and keeping these six factors in mind.

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Why Is It Called an Agile Transformation?

By Charlie Rudd, SolutionsIQ

Most organizational change initiatives are not called transformations. So how come agile change initiatives are not called transformations? To answer this question, this article shares some examples of organizational change.

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State of Agile™ Survey

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AgileLIVE™ Webinars

The Challenges and Rewards of DevOps

Part 1 – October 22, noon-1 p.m. EDT
Part 2 – October 23, noon-1 p.m. EDT

The Challenges and Rewards of DevOps

Is your organization looking for ways to reduce time from idea to delivery? Some organizations can deliver hundreds of changes in a single day, while others find it hard to reduce cycle time because of slow handoff from development to operations. DevOps can solve this by blending together the traditional development and operations silos without violating any necessary controls.

Don’t miss this free, two-part AgileLIVE webinar series! Plus you can earn 1 PDU credit for each webinar. Can’t attend the webinars? No problem! Everyone who registers will get links to the recordings.

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AgilePalooza Early Bird Special

Coming to Seattle Wed., Oct. 29!

Exciting day of affordable agile learning

Whether you’re new to agile or looking to gain fresh perspective on scaling agile across your organization, don’t miss AgilePalooza Seattle!

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 Agile Innovations

VersionOne Accelerates Enterprise Agile with SAFe® 3.0 Alignment

VersionOne Accelerates Enterprise Agile with SAFe® 3.0 Alignment

Organizations undergoing agile transformation now have access to business-level information to scale agile across their enterprise faster, easier, and smarter.

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 Featured Premier Partner


SolutionsIQ provides collaborative agile consulting and coaching services for enterprise IT organizations. Its unmatched experience with successful agile transformations provides the guidance customers need to adopt and scale agile practices beyond small teams and across the enterprise. SolutionsIQ’s structured, business-aligned agile consulting services enable companies to achieve agile transformations that drive business innovation.