Multi-Team Agility - Advanced

Assessment Template Details

Lean Agile Intelligence

Multi-Team Agility - Advanced

This scaled Agile assessment enables the development of high-performing Agile teams working at scale. Influenced by many Agile & Lean thought leaders, this template provides an opportunity for Agile Teams to measure and improve the behaviors, skills, and practices required of a high-performing cohesive group.

Ideal For

Cross-functional leaders of a multi-team product, program, or value stream.

References

Works of thought leaders that influenced the Growth Criteria, assigned Stage, and associated Business Outcomes.

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Questions by Dimension

26 total questions

Value Driven

• Multi-Team Backlog Refinement
• Multi-Team Envisioning & Ideation
• Multi-Team Focus on Value
• Multi-Team Product Backlog
• Multi-Team Product Leadership

Dynamics

• Multi-Team Accountability
• Multi-Team Safety
• Multi-Team Synergy

Quality

• Multi-Team Agile Architecture
• Multi-Team DevOps
• Multi-Team Focus on Quality
• Multi-Team Technical Enablers

Adapt

• Multi-Team Cadence
• Multi-Team Composition
• Multi-Team Demo
• Multi-Team Flow of Value
• Multi-Team Release Plan
• Multi-Team Roadmap
• Multi-Team Stand-Up
• Multi-Team Sustainable Pace

Improve

• Multi-Team Learning Culture
• Multi-Team Measures
• Multi-Team Retrospectives

Leadership

• Multi-Team Lead Facilitator
• Multi-Team Leadership
• Multi-Team Self-Organization

Question Growth Criteria Example

Multi-Team DevOps

Starting (0)

No application monitoring

The Multi-Team Effort builds, tests, and releases manually

Operations and Development are two different silos

Environment inconsistencies exist all over the place

Developing (1)

The Multi-Team Effort has a centralized dedicated build server for widely-used/high volume product(s)

An automated build is triggered every commit for the widely-used/high volume product(s)

Unit tests are written as part of story development for widely-used/high volume product(s)

Application health is monitored and managed for widely-used/high volume product(s)

Operations and development teams of the Multi-Team Effort collaborate to manage risk and touchpoints when they need to

Emerging (2)

Issues flagged by application health monitoring of widely-used/high volume product(s) are immediately acted upon

Unit Tests are triggered every commit for widely-used/high volume product(s), and issues are addressed immediately

Automated releases for widely-used/high volume product(s), including data migrations, can be deployed across multiple environments with one-click deploy

Operations and development teams of the Multi-Team Effort regularly collaborate to manage risk and touchpoints

Adapting (3)

Automated acceptance tests are written as part of story development for widely-used/high volume product(s)

Automated acceptance tests for core features of widely-used/high volume product(s) are triggered during the build process

Automated test suites enforce a quality gate requirement for widely-used/high volume product(s)

Automated security testing exists for widely-used/high volume product(s)

Automated performance testing exists for widely-used/high volume product(s)

Contributors to the Multi-Team Effort coach other Multi-Team Efforts on advanced DevOps techniques

Optimizing (4)

Automated acceptance tests for all features of widely-used/high volume product(s) are triggered during the build process

The Multi-Team Effort consists of both development and operations people that are responsible for the product all the way to production

Thanks to the Multi-Team Effort’s success, influence, and commitment to knowledge sharing, their advanced DevOps techniques have been adopted throughout the enterprise and is considered a best practice supported by leadership