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 related to transformation

About the Lean-Agile Portal (Article)
Adopting SAFe® at Small to Mid-Scale Overview (Article)
Adopting SAFe® for Small to Mid-Scale Organizations with FLEX (Article)
Agile at Mid-Scale (Article)
Aligning Organizations at Scale (Article)
Analyzing Capabilities and Challenges (Article)
Are We Using Automated Acceptance Tests? (Article)
Common Challenges to Flow (Article)
Contents Moved (Article)
Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (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)
Deciding If and How to Use SAFe at Small to Mid-Scale with FLEX (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 from Product Management to the Team (Webinar Sessions) (Article)
FLEX: FLow for Enterprise Transformation (Article)
Go for Understandable, Not Simple (Article)
Guardrails (Article)
Guardrails for Different Roles in the Organization - THIS IS IN THE NETO WIP ZONE (Article)
History of FLEX (Article)
History of FLEX from Insights Learned (Article)
History of FLEX from Quotes and Insights (Article)
How Can We Release Innovation in Software Development? (Leveraging "Laws") (Blog Entry)
How Easily Can We Import a Lean or Agile Framework Into the Organization? (Blog Entry)
How Is Integration Across Teams Being Handled? (Article)
How can We Use SAFe® in Smaller Organizations? (Blog Entry)
How to Start with ATDD using BDD (Article)
Improve the Efficiency of the Technology Group (Article)
Improving Frameworks with Operating Models (Article)
In Transformations, Attend to Human Psychology (Article)
Lean Leadership and Systems Thinking (Article)
Manage Work-in-Process (WIP) by Focusing on Finishing (Article)
Minimum Business Increments (MBIs) (Article)
Northwestern Mutual Case Study: A SAFe Implementation Retrospection (Article)
Product Manager and Product Owner (Case Study) (Article)
Properly Sequence Work (Article)
Refine the Product Backlog (Article)
Resistance is Not to Change (Article)
Resources for FLEX (Article)
Right Sized Epics in SAFe (Article)
Scale: What It Is, Why It Is Important (Article)
Select the Value to Realize (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 and How It Can Be Applied to Frameworks and Methods (Article)
Team Agility Objectives (Article)
Technical Debt from a Systems Thinking Point of View (Article)
The Basis for Deciding on First Steps in a Transformation (Article)
The Essence of FLEX (FLow for Enterprise 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)
Understanding the Pull of SAFe (Article)
Use Full DevOps (Article)
Using Consistent Objectives to Enable Self-Organization of Teams Across an Enterprise (Article)
Using MBIs in the SAFe Planning Event (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 Is Lean-Agile? (Article)
What Organizational Concepts Matter the Most to Agile at Scale (Blog Entry)
What Value Does the Middle Manager Add in Mid-Scale Agile? (Blog Entry)
What to Say When Someone Just Doesn't Get It (Article)
Why Not to Focus on a Company’s Culture (Article)
Why WSJF Should Be Done on MBIs and Not Features (Article)