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Thursday, May 25 • 9:35am - 10:35am
Comparing Scaling Frameworks - LeSS and SAFe

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Scaling Agile is easily misunderstood. Scaling is the term we often hear used to describe using Agile methods with large enterprises. Larger enterprises often deal with bigger and more complex problems than small ones. They have more employees, subcontracting companies, different business units, more processes, and a strong culture that defines how things are done. At the same time, they need to be able to deliver results in an ever-changing business environment. They need to be Agile, but the bigger the company, the bigger the challenges are for scaling Agile. 

Scaling frameworks available in the market today are maturing quickly and provide a variety of choices. Like the Agile Manifesto, these frameworks are based on principles, and they vary widely in the specificity of the recommended approach.

In this session, we will compare how two scaling frameworks, LeSS and SAFe, address the challenges of agility at scale. We will talk about how these two frameworks align, coordinate, and manage dependencies across multiple teams to maintain consistency and agility at scale.

 


Speakers
avatar for Leland Newsom

Leland Newsom

Agile Coach, CapTech Consulting
Leland Newsom is a seasoned Lean-Agile transformation practitioner and coach supporting and guiding organizations and teams in their Agile journey. Before becoming an Agile Coach, Leland came up the ranks in software organizations through roles of software developer, manager, managing... Read More →


Thursday May 25, 2017 9:35am - 10:35am
Room 7

Attendees (32)