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    SPC Journey: Episode 4 - I'm an SPC and a Consultant

    As an SPC, you might see yourself as a trainer, as a coach, as a mentor, or as a facilitator. However, the “C” in “SPC”... Read More

    Sustainable Profitability is a Team Sport

    Are you a sales professional looking for ways to help your team increase profit? The path to sustainable profitability... Read More

    Why Do Product Managers Fail to Increase Profit?

    Are you a product manager and wondering “How can I increase profit?” Well first. It’s important to ask, “What is profit?”... Read More

    SPC Journey: Episode 3 - I'm an SPC and I am a Coach!

    Coaching enrolls people in their own change. It takes the need and desire for transformation and turns it into commitment... Read More

    A Definition of Ready for PI Planning

    Ask the Right Questions to Find Your Best Definition You’re an RTE in PI Planning. As you walk around the tables or... Read More

    Interacting with Scrum Teams - A Stakeholders View

    Are you in Marketing, Sales, or Finance, and your IT organization has used the words “Agile,” “Lean,” “Value Stream,”... Read More

    SPC Journey: Episode 2 - From Theory to Practice

    A critical point in the SPC Journey is when you put your knowledge into practice for the first time – there can be... Read More

    Successful Scrum in the new age of remote working teams

    Corporate America vs. Work From Home At the beginning of summer, Fred Lambert, writing for electrek, broke the story... Read More

    What Lies Beneath: Symptoms of Ineffective Scrum Practices

    I am a fan of Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer, but I am NOT a fan of scary movies. In 2000, the pair starred in a film... Read More

    Expert Tips: Facilitating Large In-person Events

    “If I don’t practice for a day, I know it. If I don’t practice for two days, the critics know…” – Louis Armstrong ... Read More

    Vertical Story Slicing Takes the Cake!

    A common challenge Scrum teams face is how to create and structure stories such that they deliver customer value... Read More

    Recession-Proof Your Software Business Model

    Learn Strategies You Can Implement NOW to Increase Revenue During Economic Uncertainty and Recession-Proof Your Profit. Read More

    SPC Journey: Episode 1 - I'm an SPC! Now what?

    Are you a new SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)? Have you completed the Implementing SAFe® course, earned the SPC... Read More

    Burndown Charts: 7 Tips for Effective Use

    Burndown charts can communicate a team’s Sprint progress quickly and clearly. However, they aren’t easy to create — or use —... Read More

    Get Quality Feedback During the Sprint Review: Ask the Right Questions

    Sprint Reviews are a crucial part of Scrum. They allow team members to inspect and adapt their work to meet customer... Read More