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I'm offering my first Scaled Agile Class

- October 30, 2021 // Barry

After 20 years in software development, my frustations with watching organizations hurt themselves from bad practices finally boiled over in my article, Reality Driven Development. The response and discussion from Hacker News lead me into the work of Donald Reinertsen, who laid out the math that validated everything I was experiencing. Much of the Scaled Agile Framework is based on his work, which lead into my journey with SAFe 3 years ago. Join me on December 9th for my first class, Leading SAFe 5.1.

Reality Driven Development

Pairing | Business | - May 21, 2018 // Barry

Not a lot of people know this about me, but I've almost exited programming at three different times in my career...because I wanted to get into project management at a high level. Ever since my first project management class in grad school, it just made sense to me...but after about 15 years in software it doesn't anymore. Let me explain how to fix it.