Scaling Scrum Across Modern Enterprises: Implement Scrum and Lean-Agile techniques across complex products, portfolios, programs

Scaling Scrum Across Modern Enterprises: Implement Scrum and Lean-Agile techniques across complex products, portfolios, programs

English | 2020 | ISBN-13 : 978-1839216473 | 618 Pages | True PDF | 7.66 MB

Establish business agility in your organization by applying industry-proven scaling strategies from popular Scrum frameworks such as Scrum of Scrums (SoS), Nexus, Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS), Disciplined Agile, and SAFe
Key Features

Learn how to be Agile at scale by implementing best practices
Understand how Lean-Agile practices are incorporated in Disciplined Agile and the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
Customize Scrum and Lean-Agile practices to support portfolio and large product development needs

Book Description

Scaled Scrum and Lean-Agile practices provide essential strategies to address large and complex product development challenges not addressed in traditional Scrum. This Scrum/ Lean-Agile handbook provides a comprehensive review and analysis of industry-proven scaling strategies that enable business agility on an enterprise scale. Free of marketing hype or vendor bias, this book helps you decide which practices best fit your situation.

You'll start with an introduction to Scrum as a lightweight software development framework and then explore common approaches to scaling it for more complex development scenarios. The book will then guide you through systems theory, lean development, and the application of holistic thinking to more complex software and system development activities. Throughout, you'll learn how to support multiple teams working in collaboration to develop large and complex products and explore how to manage cross-team integration, dependency, and synchronization issues. Later, you'll learn how to improve enterprise operational efficiency across value creation and value delivery activities, before discovering how to align product portfolio investments with corporate strategies.

By the end of this Scrum book, you and your product teams will be able to get the most value out of Agile at scale, even in complex cyber-physical system development environments.
What you will learn

Understand the limitations of traditional Scrum practices
Explore the roles and responsibilities in a scaled Scrum and Lean-Agile development environment
Tailor your Scrum approach to support portfolio and large product development needs
Apply systems thinking to evaluate the impacts of changes in the interdependent parts of a larger development and delivery system
Scale Scrum practices at both the program and portfolio levels of management
Understand how DevOps, test automation, and CI/CD capabilities help in scaling Scrum practices

Who this book is for

Executives, product owners, Scrum masters, development team members, and other stakeholders who need to learn how to scale Agile to support large, complex projects and large enterprise portfolios and programs will find this book useful. A basic understanding of the values and principles of Agile and the Scrum-based framework for Agile development practices is required before you get started with this Agile Scrum book.
Table of Contents

Origins of Agile & Lightweight Methodologies
Scrum Beyond the Product Line
Basics of Scrum (Continued)
Systems Thinking
Lean Development/ Lean Thinking
Lean Principles Applied to Software Development
Scaling Scrum
The NEXUS Framework
Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS)
Disciplined Agile
Essential Scaled Agile Framework
Full SAFe
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