June 23, 2017

More with LeSS: A Decade of Descaling with LeSS with Craig Larman

More with LeSS: A Decade of Descaling with LeSS – Craig Larman Join us at Ticketmaster on the 6th July 2017 for an evening with LeSS co-founder and one of the top 20 agile influencers of all time, Craig Larman. It’s been an absolute honour and privilege to be able to host Craig in London…

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April 18, 2017

Applying LeSS Thinking to Basic Scrum

Applying LeSS Thinking to Basic Scrum As per Scrum Guide, “…Scrum is a framework for developing and sustaining complex products… It [Scrum] is lightweight, easy to understand and difficult to master”.  The guide talks about basic Scrum, or Scrum by one cross-functional team that works for only one Product Owner, on one single product.  The…

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April 12, 2017

Scrum Alliance Announce Partnership with LeSS Company

Scrum Alliance Announce Partnership with LeSS This is finally public and official: On 4/7/2017, Scrum Alliance interim CEO Lisa Hershman, has announced that Scrum Alliance, the most established and influential professional membership organization and certifying body in the Agile community, entered in a partnership with LeSS Company to support widespread adoption of Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS)….

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April 1, 2016

Agility at Scale NYC Meetup: Component Vs Feature Teams in LeSS

Agility at Scale NYC Meetup: Component Vs Feature Teams in LeSS Thanks to everyone who joined the event and participated. Some great and challenging questions!  Some Kodak moments are below.  Apologies for having most of images facing the wall, next time we shall have more facing our great audience 🙂 GeneGene is an Agile practice…

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March 9, 2016

Learning to scale scrum with LeSS

Learning to scale scrum with LeSS I learned more about Scrum (and at scale) in three days than in the last three years – even thought I am an agile trainer/coach. On top of that, it was great fun. The things you learn on this course are immediately applicable in daily practice. Ahmad Fahmy, Craig…

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January 11, 2016

The Road LeSS Travelled

The Road LeSS Travelled This is the story of how I came to specialise in large-scale Agile development, what influenced my direction and ultimately, why I now consider implementing large-scale agile as at least 80% organisational transformation with only 20%. Any framework that ignores the 80% will give you marginal gains at best.   My…

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January 5, 2016

How using ‘barely sufficient’ prescription can allow for the most effective teams

How using ‘barely sufficient’ prescription can allow for the most effective teams It’s the age old debate: I want self organising teams, but I need to set some constraints. I want some level of prescription, but how much is reasonable? When does it start disempowering the teams? This balancing act is being played out the…

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September 24, 2015

NYC: Certified LeSS Practitioner Course Review

NYC: Certified LeSS Practitioner Course Review In September 2015,  Craig Larman ran a 3-day certification and training course in NYC: Certified Large Scale Scrum (LeSS) Practitioner.  It took place at one of the very conveniently located training centers at the heart of NYC. The class of almost 30 people was composed of individuals coming from…

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August 18, 2015

Why Large Scale Scrum?

Why Large Scale Scrum? Large Scale Scrum was created by Craig Larman and Bas Vodde. Large Scale Scrum is the only full lifecycle Agile scaling framework that is truly Agile throughout the entire value stream flow. Large Scale Scrum is truly Scrum (at scale). We do not end up with lots of Scrum teams; we…

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January 8, 2015

Craig Larman – 5th – 7th July – 3 day course – LeSS for Practitioners

Adventures with Agile is very fortunate and proud to host a 3 day highly-participative course given by Craig Larman in Central London which will result in attendees becoming Certified LeSS Practitioners. Every attendee will also receive the latest LeSS book written by Craig and Bas. LeSS is also supported by the Scrum Alliance – the world’s most established…

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