Tag 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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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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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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New Book on Scrum: Manuscript is sent to the Editor

Last year Valori published the e-book “Agile in the real world, starting with Scrum“. Together with the Bits & Chips magazine I produced a practical guide for organizations that want to make the most of their Scrum implementation! This e-book … Continue reading

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Scaling Agile with Less

Previously I posted a link to the ASK matrix. This Matrix compares various agile frameworks. I revisited the site and noticed two things. It has been updated The content of the matrix means much more to me, after I had … Continue reading

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[SC]² – the Software-Centric Systems Conference

I am proud to announce I’ll be hosting an interactive session on the Software-Centric Systems Conference [SC]². This conference  facilitates the exchange of knowledge and experiences in the crucial and strategic discipline of complex software development and to provide insight … 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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Do not become a bottleneck for the agile project

Last November, during the EuroSTAR conference, I was asked to give a soapbox speech in the grand hall. During this “lightning strikes the keynotes” session I stated that if we testers don’t make haste with our test improvements we’ll become the … Continue reading

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