Category Archives: Scaling Agile

SQMag published our article on Testing And Quality in SAFe

Proud to share the latest copy of SQmag with you. SQ mag is dedicated to creative software developers, testers and visionaries. For their 5th edition the editorial team put together amazing interviews with powerful leaders of software testing industry, interesting … Continue reading

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Testing and Quality in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe 4.6 version)

  Last night Mette and I presented the closing keynote of the TestNet Fall Event. In our keynote we shared our ideas on how the embed Quality and Testing in Scaled Agile Environments. Ever since we are working on this … Continue reading

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Keynote: Testing and Quality in the SAFe framework

Less than a week to go! On 10 October Mette Bruhn-Pedersen and I will give a keynote presentation on the testnet conference. Proud to be giving a keynote on this great event and enthusiastic about sharing the stage with Mette.  In … Continue reading

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Cover Article Bits & Chips – Ensuring quality when scaling agile

Proud to see that the article I wrote with Mette Bruhn-Pedersen on quality in scaled agile environments is the cover article of the september Issue of Bits & Chips magazine. The article gives an insight in what the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) … Continue reading

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A Game Called Scaling

Scaling agile is becoming a hot topic.  Furthermore organizations more and more start to understand that business agility and responsiveness is a key factor to survive and stay ahead of their competitors. In order to yield value, the work of single … Continue reading

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An Agile Game called Scaling

In May this year Valori piloted a serious game in which participants experience the challenges of inter-team collaboration and gain insight in the various scaling agile frameworks. Eric van de Mark, guild lead of the agile guild at Valori, explains: … Continue reading

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There is still need for test management in Agile but it is done differently

Jeffery Payne wrote a nice blog on agile test management. In this blog he states that agile opens up a lot of career opportunities as the test manager roles becomes more strategic in agile context. “Unfortunately, many test managers try to … Continue reading

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eBook: Testing and Quality in SAFe

In this new 4000 word free eBook Mette Bruhn-Pedersen and I deep dive into quality and the SAFe framework. Although the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) offers a lot of detailed descriptions, it is not very elaborate on how testing and … Continue reading

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Verankering in organisatie cruciaal voor welslagen Agile

For Bits&Chips magazine I wrote an article about successful agile adoptions. In the article I state that embedding the agile processes and mind-set in the rest of the organization is crucial for its success. I refer to Jeff Sutherland’s Aggressive … Continue reading

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Scaling Agile – a workshop to get to know the frameworks

Last Monday we organised an interactive session about scaling agile. During this session we compared some of the scaling agile frameworks and we discuss the challenges that we encounter when we scale up our agile. What problems are introduced when … Continue reading

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Scaling Agile Interactive Session

I am proud to announce that we will host an interactive session at Valori. On Monday 9 April we’ll compare three scaling agile frameworks. Together we’ll discuss the challenges that we encounter when we scale up our agile. What problems are … Continue reading

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Scaling agile @Testnet

17 January TestNet (the Dutch Test Association) another theme-event. This evening will focus on scaling Agile and will host various sessions. Han Duisterwinkel will talk about scaling frameworks and explains how these do (or lack to) address hybrid agile and … Continue reading

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End-to-end testing in agile projects

  Together with colleague Kelvin Geerlings I wrote a (dutch) blogpost in which we shared our experiences we had with End-to-End testing in larger agile projects.  The end-t0-end integration is a difficult challenge for agile teams that are good development teams, … Continue reading

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Big Room Scrum battle (serious game with 400 participants)

January this year Valori organized a serious game for over 400 people. During the Scrum Battle participants experience the agile way of working. This video gives a impression of the simulation game that was held for over 400 people. They … Continue reading

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Scaling Agile using subway mapping

Informatie Magazine is a Dutch magazine on Information technology describing the latest developments in IT. The first issue of 2016 has just been released and deals with DevOps and related trends. I’m proud to announce that we, Valori, contributed with an interesting … Continue reading

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