Beyond Agile

Issues with SAFe

Recent Twitter conversations inspire me to pull out some of my concerns with SAFe and talk about them.

The Annals of Kate Oneal

Classics

Doing the Impossible

Dogbert teaches us all a management lesson. He's even offering a diploma. Is that better than a certificate?

Recent Articles

Refactoring — Not on the backlog!

There has recently been a lot of noise on the lists, and questions at conferences, about putting refactoring “stories” on the backlog. This is invariably an inferior idea. Here’s why:


Ref01

When our project begins, the code is clean. The field …

SAFe – Good But Not Good Enough

I recently took the SAFe SPC training. My bottom line assessment is that it will be a marketing success, organizations trying it will see improvement, and some will see great improvement. And I don't like it.