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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.


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Leland Newsom

Sr. Agile Coach, WellSky
Leland is an Agile practitioner and coach. He has CSM, CSP-SM, SPC4, and SDP certifications. In his career, Leland has been a developer, Manager, Managing Director, and Technical Director. He is passionate about learning and sharing knowledge and experience with others and improving... Read More →

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

Attendees (32)