LeSS Organization: Big Ideas and Organizational Design in Large-Scale Scrum

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2 days

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In this course you will learn the big ideas is LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum), with a special focus on organizational design change implications.

This workshop covers the key concepts and practices that we've learned work for Large-Scale Scrum and agile adoption.

Methods of Education

Discussion, presentation, Q&A, workshop exercises


Anyone interested in scaling -- managers, developers, technical leads, product management




  • Thorough familiarity with standard 1-Team Scrum.


  • Large-Scale Thinking, Organization, and Action Tools
  • Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS): Frameworks LeSS-1 & LeSS-2
  • The LeSS Rules and Guides
  • Adopting LeSS
  • Organizational design & organizing by customer value
  • Scaling with Requirement Areas
  • Feature and component teams
  • Scaling the Product Owner role, and Product Management
  • Product Backlog in LeSS
  • ScrumMasters @ Scale
  • Scaling the Definition of Done, and organizational design implications
  • Preparing for Sprint 1 @ Scale, and Initial Product Backlog Refinement
  • Scaling Sprint Planning
  • Scaling coordinating & integration within a Sprint
  • Scaling Product Backlog Refinement
  • Joint and multisite Sprint Reviews
  • Joint and multisite Sprint retrospectives
  • Large-scale estimation, release planning and scheduling
  • Enterprise-level policies and systems that support agility
  • Architecture & design in LeSS
  • Hierarchical continuous integration systems
  • Agile documentation in large products
  • Agile offshoring
  • Multisite and agile development
  • Contracts

Maximum Participants


Environment - Room, Tools, Texts

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Text and Notes

  • Participants will receive copies of 3 books: (1) Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Thinking and Organizational Tools for Large-Scale Scrum, (2) Practices for Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Large, Multisite & Offshore Product Development with Large-Scale Scrum, (3) Large-Scale Scrum: More is LeSS