• Comparing Agile Scaling Frameworks: LeSS, S@S, SAFe by Brad Swanson

    Hyatt Place Denver-South/Park Meadows

    Comparing Agile Scaling Frameworks: LeSS, S@S, SAFe Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), Scrum @ Scale, and the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) are all competing for mindshare and market share. This presentation will evaluate: 1) What are their primary differences? 2) What are their important commonalities? 3) How well does each one embody the Agile values and principles??? About the Speaker: Brad Swanson Brad is a Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST) and Certified Enterprise Coach® (CEC) with expertise in Scrum, Lean, and Kanban, and an early adopter of eXtreme Programming (XP) in 1999. Brad is a former President of Agile Denver and co-founder of the Mile High Agile conference, the region’s largest Agile gathering. Brad is a speaker at international conferences including numerous Global Scrum Gatherings in the USA and Asia, Agile[masked], Mile High Agile, Agile Development Conference East & West, Scrum Colombia Meetup, and PMI Mile Hi Symposium. He is passionate about building the “right product” — products that users love and achieve business results. More information about Brad can be found at https://www.agility11.com/about/ Note: Join our Certified LeSS Practitioner class in Denver by Craig Larman on June 24-26. More information - https://www.doyouscrum.com/classes/lessjune Ask Manoj ([masked]) about discounts available for this group

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  • Learning LeSS - Feb 2019 meeting - Feature Teams vs Component Teams

    Hyatt Place Denver-South/Park Meadows

    This is our second meeting of this meetup group. We had a great bunch of people join our first meeting and started setting our direction. In this meeting, we will go a little deeper on the topic of LeSS Please encourage your friends/colleagues to join the group. Agenda: 5:30 PM (30 Minutes) Gather, mingle, network, pizza, beer! 6:00 PM (60 minutes) Presentation on LeSS and Scaling. After a brief introduction (depending on the audiance), we will take on the topic of Feature teams Vs. Component team. How one is different from the other and why Feature teams are better in product development. What is LeSS? LeSS is a lightweight (agile) framework for scaling Scrum to more than one team. It was extracted out of the experiences of Bas Vodde and Craig Larman while Scaling Agile development in many different types of companies, products, and industries since 2005. More information can be found at https://less.works/

  • Learning LeSS - first meeting

    Hyatt Place Denver-South/Park Meadows

    This is our first meeting. Join us to set our direction and start a conversation about LeSS - A chance to talk about LeSS and organizational change. Agenda: 5:30 PM (30 Minutes) Gather, mingle, network, pizza, beer! 6:00 PM (30 minutes) Kick Off - Who are we? - What do we want this Meetup to be? - What challenges are we facing from a large Organizational perspective? 6:30 PM (30 Minutes) - Introduce LeSS briefly Plan next meeting Retrospective Hope to see you all there! What is LeSS? LeSS is a lightweight (agile) framework for scaling Scrum to more than one team. It was extracted out of the experiences of Bas Vodde and Craig Larman while Scaling Agile development in many different types of companies, products, and industries since 2005. More information can be found at https://less.works/