Scrum is at the heart of LeSS. Doug Rose talks about why that is, pointing out how simplicity is important for LeSS. He discusses the value of scrum as it relates to implementing LeSS at the enterprise level.
- The creators of Large-Scale Scrum…are quick to point out that LeSS is Scrum.…So what does this mean?…Almost all the Enterprise Agile Frameworks include Scrum.…It makes sense, because Scrum is the most widely used…of all the Agile Frameworks.…Yet, what they're saying here is different.…They're saying that LeSS is Scrum.…What they're really saying here…is that Scrum is enough to scale Agile.…Scrum is a very simple and lightweight framework.…It only has three roles, five events,…and even a fewer number of outputs,…or what they call artifacts.…
One of the core ideas behind LeSS…is that you don't need to add additional…roles, events, rules, layers, and bureaucracy.…You can take this lightweight Scrum Framework…and up size it for the enterprise.…This is much different from how other…Enterprise Agile Frameworks deal with Scrum.…The Scaled Agile Framework, or SAFe,…puts Scrum at the bottom of their diagram.…It's seen as just one of several team practices…you can use in Enterprise Agile.…You can easily run SAFe without any Scrum.…
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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