Agile at Scale Advanced
In this category of posts, discover the advanced principles of Agile at Scale described in this blog as a combination of Spotify and SAFe, sometimes called Spotisafe. Those principles cover League, Agile Squad Design, Horizontal Management and the change in roles and responsibilities.
What is a League in Agile at Scale? What is the difference with a Guild?
The Agile at Scale League is not coming from Spotify neither from SAFe. We will review the definition and the characteristics of a League in Agile at Scale. Then we will point out the differences with a Chapter or a Guild. At last, we will check the role of the League Manager and the League Members.
How to design Agile Squads? How to align them on the Value Chains?
We will explore the principles of alignment on Value Chains. Firstly, we will see how to limit the need for scaling agile when possible. Then we will review how to align the Tribes and the Agile Squads on the Value Chains. At last, we will learn about the setup of an Agile Train for cross organization initiatives.
What is the Spotify Management? Why going for horizontal management?
We will learn about vertical and horizontal managements. Then we will check the reasons for going to horizontal management. To continue, we will explore the prerequisites of horizontal management and team empowerment. At last, we will discover what is the journey to Agile Squad’s autonomy.
What are the roles and responsibilities impacted in Agile at Scale?
We will explore the roles and related responsibilities impacted in Agile at Scale. Then we will see how these responsibilities are reallocated.
Team Topologies, in a nutshell, is an approach elaborated on the Conway’s law and the Cognitive Load Theory to support an optimal design of organizations for both business and technologies. Surely, Team Topologies enables fast flow and flexibility in product discovery and delivery.
Horizontal Management in Agile at Scale. Understand vertical and horizontal managements. Learn the reasons for going for horizontal management. Explore the prerequisites of horizontal management and Squad empowerment.
How do application, test and support manager roles and related responsibilities change in Agile at Scale? Learn how Agile at Scale reallocates these responsibilities.
Understand the definition and the characteristics of a League in Agile at Scale. Point out the differences with a Chapter or a Guild. Review the role of the League Manager and the League Members.
Design Agile Squad in Agile at Scale. Understand the principles of alignment on Value Chains. Limit the need for scaling agile when possible. Review how to align the Tribes and the Agile Squads on the Value Chains. At last, learn about the set up of an Agile Train for cross organization initiatives.
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