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Systems thinking takes aholistic approach to solutiondevelopment; one thatincorporates design,development, deployment,and maintenance of thesystem itself.Variability is not inherentlybad or good. Rather, it isthe economics associatedwith the timing and type ofvariability that determinesthe outcomes.SCALED AGILEf©Scaled Agile, Inc2-20
SAFe Lean-Agile Principles detail (cont.)Build incrementallywith fast, integratedlearning cyclesBase milestones onobjective evaluationof working systemsCadence-based integrationpoints become the primaryfocus of the systemsbuilder via a developmentprocess and a solutionarchitecture that isdesigned in part for thatspecific purpose.SCALED AGILEf©Scaled Agile, IncThe system can bemeasured and assessed,and evaluated by therelevant stakeholdersfrequently, and throughoutthe solution developmentlife cycle.Visualize and limitWIP, reduce batchsizes, and managequeue lengthsTo achieve the sustainablyshortest lead time, Leansystems builders strive toachieve a state ofcontinuous flow, wherebynew system capabilitiesmove quickly from conceptto cash.2-21SAFe Lean-Agile Principles detail (cont.)Apply cadence,synchronize withcross-domainplanningUnlock the intrinsicmotivation ofknowledge workersDecentralizedecision-makingCadence makes routinethat which can be routine,so the intellectual capacityof knowledge workers canbe devoted to managingthe variable parameters.Lean-Agile Leadersoperate within a relativelynew, fundamental truththe "management" ofknowledge workers is anoxymoron.Decentralized decisionmaking reduces delays,improves productdevelopment flow andthroughput, and enablesfaster feedback and moreinnovative solutions.SCALED AGILEf©Scaled Agile, Inc2-22
In groups, learn about three SAFe Principles together, and then teach it back.#1-Take an economic view#2-Apply systems thinking#3-Assume variability; preserve options#4-Build incrementally with fast, integrated learning cycles#5-Base milestones on objective evaluation of working systems#6-Visualize and limit WIP, reduce batch sizes, and manage queue lengths#7-Apply cadence, synchronize with cross-domain planning#8-Unlock the intrinsic motivation of knowledge workers#9-Decentralize decision-makingPREPARESHARESCALED AGILEf©ScaledAgile, Inc.tii?2-23Summarize key learnings and insights from this lesson in your workbook.Get up and share your learnings and insights with someone new.DURATIONSCALED AGILEf©ScaledAgile, Inc2-24
Lesson reviewIn this lesson you:Connected the Product Owner andProduct Manager rolesEmbraced a Lean-Agile Mindsetr;:'Suggested Scaled Agile Framework reading:"Product Management","ProductOwner","SAFePrinciples" and "Lean Agile Mindset" articlesSCALED AGILEf©ScaledAgile, Inc.2-25

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