Context Matters Partner, Em Campbell-Pretty has been supporting the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (aka RMIT University) with applying SAFe to a large COTS implementation. Last Month, Catherine Haugh (Release Train Engineer) and some of her team presented their success story at the ANZ Oracle Higher Education User Group conference. The presentation at HEUG outlined […]
In my last post, I described the simulation I use to teach Cost of Delay (CoD) and Weighted Shortest Job First (WSJF). This often provides the impetus to begin, and one of the beauties of the model is that you can adopt it before you’ve even begun to change delivery method. Beginning your change with a […]
At Agile Australia, Context Matters Partner Em Campbell-Pretty took time out to talk with Craig, Tony and Renee from The Agile Revolution about the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and Impact Mapping. You can read a summary of the conversation and listen to the podcast here.
Context Matters Partner Em Campbell-Pretty was invited by Gene Kim, author of The Phoenix Project, to speak at the inaugural DevOps Enterprise Summit in San Francisco, 21-23 October 2014. To hear Em talk about implementing DevOps from a business perspective join her in the Grand Ballroom on Thursday 23rd October at 9:10am. Em will be […]
Recently, I’ve noticed a number of threads on the SAFe linked-in groups indicating people are struggling to get started with the SAFe “Weighted Shortest Job First” (WSJF) prioritisation model. When I first heard +Dean Leffingwell teach the model I thought “wow, this fantastic.” His use of a proxy model for Cost of Delay (CoD) seemed […]
Context Matters Partners Em Campbell-Pretty and Mark Richards will both be attending Agile 2014 in Orlando. Em will be presenting two sessions: The Key to the SAFe: Principles over Practices Creating Agile Tribes: Herding CATs for Fun and Customer Delight Come to one of our sessions or just come up and say g’day if you […]
Next week both our principals will be presenting at Agile Australia. Mark will be presenting “SAFe: Corruption, Cop-out or Corporate Kaizen” at 2pm on the 17th, while Em will be presenting “Impact Mapping – Making an Impact over Shipping Software” at 12:15 on the 18th. We’re also an exhibitor so please drop by our […]
Last week Context Matters Partner, Em Campbell-Pretty, presented on “Creating Agile Tribes: The secret to succeeding with Agile @ Scale” at the RallyON conference in Washington D.C. A number of attendees noted the presentation as one of the highlights of their conference experience. You can view the slides for the presentation here.