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Jan 24th Richard Knaster, Lean & Agile

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Jan 24th Richard Knaster, Lean & Agile

Time: January 24, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Vertex Inc
Street: Old Cassatt Road
City/Town: Berwyn - Paoli
Event Type: meeting, safe, slides
Organized By: John Voris, Lead Coordinator
Latest Activity: Jan 31, 2017

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Event Description

 Richard Knaster speaks on SAFe Scaled Agile Framework

Date of the meeting was Tuesday Jan 24th


Richard Knaster, a local favorite, presenting on one of his favorite topics:

The Lean-Agile Enterprise Awakens: the future is scalable and modular!

( This is the topic that has gotten a lot of good traction. If you agree or disagree, comment below.

And look for Richard's other talks that will be coming in the future and given the interest in the topic, we will try to repeat the popular talk on the leaner version of SAFe called LESS ,  or Nexus.  See this talk in November 2015

and other Large Scale Scrum / Nexus ideas

- - Other favorite talks by Richard Knaster are:

Program Increment Planning Simulation - needs at least 20 people, 40+ is even better.  This is a simulation of "Big Room" planning
Value Stream Workshop

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Vertex Inc was also our Food Sponsor for this meeting

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- An Agile Haiku -

Consumed by the Becoming

   I who shall become Agile

        Spread the warmth among friends

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Comment by Marie C Lord on January 3, 2017 at 4:40pm

Ahhhh.  I see.  Good analogy.

Comment by John Voris, Lead Coordinator on December 6, 2016 at 10:37am

Yes.  But you missed my presentation on Agile Haikus ( October 10th Half Day Conference ) . . . Yes, the form of Haiku is very strict.  Form and Format are the rule. 

Just like Scrum. 

And we have seen in Scrum implementations, several adjustments made that seem to violate the Form and Format of Scrum.  And we at AgilePhilly debate if that is now anti-Scrum or a variation of Scrum.

So the Haiku is my analogy to Scrum-But - - - and like the middle line, deciding what it is that gets us to Become Agile - for one does not just do Agile Things, one becomes Agile.

This work on Haikus is for me, Shu-Ha-Ri : learning the basics, mastering them, and then extending them into new found areas.

I think you will like how I reworked my Groundhog Haiku that I have on the meeting for Feb 21st   It does follow the format of Haiku.

Comment by Marie C Lord on December 5, 2016 at 3:35pm

A traditional Japanese haiku is a three-line poem with seventeen syllables, written in a 5/7/5 syllable count. Just sayin...

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