So many organizations want to scale, but should they? Doug Rose shares the challenges many organizations face when implementing LeSS, and encourages caution with overscaling before moving to LeSS.
- There are many challenges when you're starting out…with large scale scrum.…Some organizations have trouble with feature teams.…Other organizations have trouble with…collective code ownership.…Many teams have scrum masters that act more like managers.…Still others have product owners…that don't spend enough time with the team.…Yet out of all of these, one of the most common…challenges is the problem of overscaling.…This is especially true of the larger organizations…that are more likely to try an enterprise agile framework.…
You can think of overscaling as two related challenges.…The first challenge is making too many changes…too quickly for your organization.…If you go too quickly then you might be…in danger of having all of your efforts pushed back.…In many ways if you make too many changes…you're actually in more danger than if…you're making a bunch of smaller incremental changes.…Big organizational changes should be slow and difficult.…If you feel the winds of change rushing…through your hair, then chances are…
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- Descaling enterprise agile
- Defining Larman's Laws and LeSS principles
- LeSS product owner and scrum master
- Growing Scrum
- Defining "done"
- Organizing a sprint review
- Organizing an overall retrospective
- Approaching key challenges