SAFe & Agile Methods

The SAFe Bet: Your Top-10 FAQs Answered About Business Architecture and Scaled Agile Framework

This installment of StraightTalk addresses the top-10 Frequently Asked Questions about business architecture and SAFe with Guest Star Jo Gilmore.
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10-Minutes With Jo Gilmore: 10 Frequently Asked Questions About Business Architecture and SAFe

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Alignment of The Business Architecture and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Value Streams

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The Composable Business: Business Architecture as an Organization’s Common Business Components

What’s a composable business? Composable means modularity. This installment of StraightTalk describes why modularity is beneficial to organizations and how business architecture serves as THE common, reusable business components for an organization.
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Products As Seen Through the Business Architecture Lens

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Brave New World: How Business Architecture Benefits BizOps

This installment of StraightTalk explores the topic of BizOps, how it relates to other approaches, and how business architecture can help. It is based upon the podcast with business architecture and enterprise architecture guru Mike Rosen.
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BizOps and Business Architecture At-A-Glance

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10-Minutes With Mike Rosen: How Business Architecture and BizOps Improve Business Outcomes


Overcoming Cognitive Dissonance: Crucial Business Architecture Topics for Bridge Building

There are topics that can make us scratch our business architecture heads. This installment of StraightTalk explores a few of them with the intent of creating clarity and understanding so that we can come together and move forward.
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Guiding Initiative Prioritization and Planning

Explore how business architecture can be leveraged to guide initiative prioritization and planning.