Transformation Library

Transformation requires shifting culture, organizational structure, activities and mindset. The Lean-Agile Framework provides a visual layout of the required components

Transformation involves a shift in practice and social behaviors and organizational structure to move use from where we are now to where we want to go. It is a years-long journey and involves support from all across the organization. The goal is to realize the highest level of Business value in the quickest amount of time sustainably.

The portal offers a number of tools and approaches to help guide and coach the transformation including FLEX, the Guardrails and the Inflection Point System for deciding among transformation options. In addition, the Lean-Agile Framework provides a visual layout of the required components.

Resources in this topic

A SAFe Implementation Retrospection (Article)
About the Lean-Agile Portal (Article)
Achieving Cross-Functional Teams to the Greatest Extent Possible (Article)
Agile at Mid-Scale (Article)
Aligning Organizations at Scale (Article)
Analyzing Capabilities and Challenges (Article)
Are We Using Automated Acceptance Tests? (Article)
At What Pace Should We Transition? (Article)
Common Challenges and Their Remedies Faced by Teams New to Scrum and Related FAQs (Article)
Common Challenges to Flow (Article)
Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (Article)
Core (Primary) Inflection Points (Article)
Core (Secondary) Inflection Points (Article)
Core Decision Inflection Points (Article)
Create Clarity on What Represents Value for the Business and Its Customers (Article)
Create Visibility (Article)
Creating a Roadmap with FLEX (Article)
Creating the Beat for the Team (Article)
DevOps Library (Article)
Do We Have So Much Technical Debt That We Need to Pay Some Down Before Proceeding? (Article)
Do We Push, Plan or Pull Our Work? (Article)
FLEX FAQs (Article)
FLEX Resources (Article)
FLEX Steps for Transformation (Article)
FLEX Updates (Article)
FLEX and Technical Agility (Article)
FLEX as an Operating Model (Article)
FLEX at the Team Level: Team Agility (Article)
FLEX: FLow for Enterprise Transformation (Article)
Go for Understandable, Not Simple (Article)
Guardrails (Article)
Guardrails for Different Roles in the Organization (Article)
Guardrails for the Team and Scrum Master (Article)
History of FLEX (Article)
History of FLEX from Insights Learned (Article)
History of FLEX from Quotes and Insights (Article)
How Are We Managing Our Transition / Implementation? (Article)
How Can We Release Innovation in Software Development? (Leveraging "Laws") (Blog Entry)
How Do We Align People / Teams to the Work To Be Done? (Article)
How Do We Ensure There Is a Focus on Finishing? (Article)
How Easily Can We Import a Lean or Agile Framework Into the Organization? (Blog Entry)
How Is Integration Across Teams Being Handled? (Article)
How Is Work Within the Program Being Sequenced? (Article)
How Should We Coordinate Teams? (Article)
How Should We Manage the Number of Items in the Portfolio? (Article)
How Should Work at the Portfolio Level Be Sequenced? (Article)
How Should the Intake Process Be Controlled? (Article)
How Small Are Our Stories? (Article)
How Will Architectural Capabilities Be Handled? How Will Architecture Be Prioritize Against Business Needs? (Article)
How Will DevOps Be Involved? (Article)
How Will Shared Services Be Handled? (Article)
How Will Tactical Work Be Handled? (Article)
How Will Teams Work and Deliver Together? (Article)
How Will UX Work With the Teams? (Article)
How Will We Create Visibility Throughout the Program? (Article)
How Will We Express, Decompose and Validate Requirements? (Article)
How Will We Make Visible Our Work at the Program Level? (Article)
How Will We Make the Work at the Portfolio Level Visible? (Article)
How can We Use SAFe® in Smaller Organizations? (Blog Entry)
How to Start with ATDD using BDD (Article)
How to Use Scrum in Mid to Large Scale Organizations (Article)
If We Do Estimate, What Estimation Method Should We Use? (Article)
Improve the Efficiency of the Technology Group (Article)
Improving Frameworks with Operating Models (Article)
In Transformations, Attend to Human Psychology (Article)
Introduction to Team Agility (Article)
Is This a Transition or an Implementation? (Article)
Iteration Planning Meeting (Article)
Lean-Agile Coach Library (Article)
Manage Work-in-Process (WIP) (Article)
Minimum Business Increments (MBIs) (Article)
Net Objectives' Approach To Scrum (Article)
Portfolio Level Supportive Inflection Points (Article)
Properly Sequence Work (Article)
Refine the Product Backlog (Article)
Resistance is Not to Change (Article)
Resources for FLEX (Article)
Scale: What It Is, Why It Is Important (Article)
Scrum as Example (Article)
Scrum with Agile Requirements: Achieving Sustainable Agility (Article)
Select the Value to Realize (Article)
Series: FLEX from Product Management to the Team (Article)
Should I Put Re-organization Plans on Hold? (Blog Entry)
Should We Estimate Our Work? (Article)
Software Development Skills Roadmap (Article)
Some Laws of Software Development (Article)
Start at the Team or Start With the Value Stream? (Article)
Supporting Information Relating to Change and FLEX (Article)
Systems Thinking Philosophy as it Applies to Frameworks, Methods, and Approaches (Article)
Team Agility Objectives (Article)
Technical Debt from a Systems-Thinking Point of View (Article)
Templates that are Useful for Scrum Teams (Article)
The Basis for Deciding on First Steps in a Transformation (Article)
The FLEX Mindset (Article)
The Foundations of FLEX (Article)
The Interesting Parallel Between SAFe and the Kanban Method (Article)
The Pickup Sticks Model of Teaching (Article)
The Systems-Thinking View of Simple, Complicated, Chaotic, and Complex (Article)
To What Extent Will Test-First Methods Be Used? (Article)
To What Extent Will We Automate Tests? (Article)
Transition Supportive Inflection Points (Article)
Understanding the Pull of SAFe (Article)
Use Full DevOps (Article)
Using Consistent Objectives to Enable Self-Organization of Teams Across an Enterprise (Article)
Using FLEX to Enhance SAFe® (Article)
Using MBIs in SAFe (Article)
Using SAFe in Smaller Organizations (Article)
Using the FLEX Mindset and Experience to Determine What Must be Done (Article)
Weighted Shortest Job First (Article)
What Design Method Will Be Used? (Article)
What Framework / Method / Approach Are We Using? (Article)
What Is Lean-Agile? (Article)
What Is the Budgeting Cycle? (Article)
What Is the Economic Cost of Delayed Software Delivery? (Blog Entry)
What Is the Ecosystem Structure at the Team Level? (Article)
What Organizational Concepts Matter the Most to Agile at Scale (Blog Entry)
What Roles Are Missing? Which Roles Need To Be Redefined? (Article)
What Should Team Process(es) Be: Scrum, Kanban, Leanban? (Article)
What Should the Planning Cycle Be? (Article)
What Test Harness for Acceptance Tests Will Be Used? (Article)
What Value Does the Middle Manager Add in Mid-Scale Agile? (Blog Entry)
What You Need to Get Started with Scrum (Article)
What is Agile at Scale? The Different Approaches to Achieve It | FLEX from Product Management to the Team (Article)
What to Say When Someone Just Doesn't Get It (Article)
Why Not to Focus on a Company’s Culture (Blog Entry)
Why WSJF Should Be Done on MBIs and Not Features (Article)
Why You Should Grow Your Own Scrum Masters Instead of Bringing In Outside Scrum Masters (Article)
Will We Focus on Improving People or Improving the System? (Article)