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Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: communicating with models

Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: communicating with models

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Welcome to video eight in our series designed to jump-start your understanding of the core principles and practices of Agile Software Engineering (ASE). In this vlog, Ken Pugh, one of our Lean-Agile thought leaders, talks about effective communication with models. Models create common understanding and alignment on what a system will do, primarily by providing a common vocabulary, overall architecture, and domain terminology. In this video, Ken introduces two kinds of models (static models and.

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Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: creating a shared understanding with Behavior-Driven Development

Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: creating a shared understanding with Behavior-Driven Development

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Welcome back to our video series designed to jump-start your understanding of the core principles and practices of Agile software engineering. In this seventh installment, Lean-Agile thought leader Ken Pugh tackles the question of how to create a shared understanding of code behavior. Customers, developers, and testers think about behavior from multiple perspectives. So, how can you avoid problems that arise when people in this triad of roles think about behavior differently? Behavior-Driven Development (BDD).

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Introducing a preview of SAFe 5.0

Introducing a preview of SAFe 5.0

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Hello Folks, On behalf of the entire Scaled Agile team and the SAFe Contributors, we are delighted to announce a preview of SAFe® 5.0 for Lean Enterprises. Why is this update important? Globalization, fast-moving markets, disruption, the unprecedented pace of technological innovation. Organizations know that they need to transform—now—to compete. But their existing business models, organizational hierarchy, and technology infrastructure simply can’t keep up with how quickly the company needs to adapt. Agile product delivery isn’t enough. You need business agility..

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Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: scenarios of behavior

Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: scenarios of behavior

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Now for video six in our series designed to jump-start your understanding of the core practices and principles of Agile software engineering (ASE). Here, one of our Lean-Agile thought leaders, Ken Pugh, talks about discovering story details with scenarios. A scenario defines a system behavior from an external point of view. A story, a short description of a small piece of desired functionality, can have many scenarios. Watch as Ken breaks a story down into.

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Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: shift-left testing

Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: shift-left testing

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Here is the fifth video in our series designed to jump-start your understanding of the core practices and principles of Agile Software Engineering (ASE). In this installment, Lean-Agile thought leader Ken Pugh talks about the significant advantages of an ‘always-think-testing’ approach. By thinking about testing early in the development process (‘shifting testing left’), we can avoid the exponentially higher costs of finding defects late in the timeline from requirements definition to production. Shifting testing left.

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What’s in store at the 2019 Global SAFe® Summit

What’s in store at the 2019 Global SAFe® Summit

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In just a few weeks, 2,000 members of the SAFe® community will gather for the 2019 Global SAFe Summit in San Diego from September 29 – October 4 at the Marriott Marquis. I continue to be humbled at how people like you have helped us grow this event from humble beginnings into one of the industry’s must-attend experiences. This year’s Global SAFe Summit is nearly sold out, our event agenda is packed, and we’ve got.

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Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: testability

Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: testability

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Here’s video four in our series designed to jump-start your understanding of the core principles and practices of Agile Software Engineering (ASE). In this video, Ken Pugh, one of Lean-Agile thought leaders, talks about the principle of ‘testability.’ Testability is a key quality attribute of code. We want tests that are fast, repeatable, and that can be automated. To design the right tests, we need to consider context of the system (state) and identify the.

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Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: accelerating flow

Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: accelerating flow

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Video number three in our series designed to jump-start your understanding of the core practices and principles of Agile software engineering (ASE) is live—and all about flow. Flow is how we deliver value to the customer, and in the video, Lean-Agile thought leader Ken Pugh discusses how to accelerate flow in the Value Stream. The flow in delivering a feature to a customer involves several phases—decide to deliver the feature, analyze the feature’s requirements, design,.

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Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: Built-in Quality

Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: Built-in Quality

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Great news! We’ve launched the second video in our series designed to jump-start your understanding of the core practices and principles of Agile software engineering (ASE). Lean-Agile thought leader Ken Pugh discusses why and how to build in quality from the start. Namely, how to build the right thing and build the thing right using a test-first approach. Ken describes the two important concepts behind building the right thing. The first is the minimum marketable.

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New vlog series: Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise

New vlog series: Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise

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Using new skills, approaches, and technologies, organizations are delivering higher-quality software faster and more predictably. Scaled Agile’s new series of short videos will jump-start your understanding of the core practices and principles of Agile software engineering (ASE). Think of this video series as a guide to best practices in software development. Lean-Agile thought leader Ken Pugh will cover topics that align with the Agile Software Engineering course, offering a sneak peek into key elements including: .

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