Interested in taking the Leading SAFe® 6.0 course, or already enrolled to take the exam and become a certified SAFe® Agilist (SA)? Here’s the lowdown on what to expect as well as expert tips on how to prepare for and ace the exam.
Planning Increment (PI) planning is a foundational event for the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®); it requires regular collaborative alignment between teams and stakeholders. PM-Partners Agile Learning Consultant and Facilitator Quinn Dodsworth explains what to expect and how to prepare for your first PI planning event, whether you’re an agile team member, release train engineer or
Planning Interval (PI) planning is a fundamental practice that underpins the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), improving the alignment of stakeholders and teams (Agile Release Train) to a shared vision and mission. In this guide, Quinn Dodsworth, Agile Learning Consultant and Facilitator at PM-Partners, explains what PI planning entails and how it can benefit your agile
Experimentation is a powerful tool for increasing agility, driving creativity and innovation, and fuelling a culture of continuous improvement. Ready to plan and execute your first experiment? Our Experiment canvas is a handy tool to help you organise your thinking when defining a single experiment. It then provides a working document for running the experiment,
Experimentation provides valuable opportunities to optimise the value we create – so why aren’t more of us doing it? If it’s simply a case of not knowing where to start, we have the perfect tool. Our Experiment iterations canvas is an indispensable resource to help you easily plot out your first experiments. Use it in
The benefits of experimentation are too frequently overlooked, and we are missing out on valuable opportunities to optimise the value we create. Terry Haayema, Principal Agile Consultant at PM-Partners, makes the case for incorporating experimentation into your work and shares his step-by-step approach to planning and executing your first experiments.
Like any other agile tool, the success of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) lies in its alignment with both the users’ needs and the overarching organisational culture. Here Darryl Wright, Enterprise Agile Coach and PM-Partners Training Facilitator, discusses how agile coaches and leaders can better assess if and when SAFe fits into their context.
The three levels of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) aim to help organisations adopt lean-agile practices according to their needs. This guide explains what to expect at each level and which organisations should choose according to their requirements.
As awareness grows of the advantages of implementing agile project management into organisations, the training market is becoming increasingly saturated with agile certifications. Here Jourdan Clark, Professional Development Manager at PM-Partners, explores how certification can benefit you and your team and what to consider when choosing a course. In today’s highly competitive job market, any
Cultivating agility is more than just deploying agile methodologies – it’s about nurturing a mindset that permeates every aspect of the business. Here, PM-Partners Agility Practice Lead/ Agile Principal Consultant Matt Sharpe unravels the distinctions between the two and outlines the role and steps senior leaders should take to drive true agility within their organisations.