SAFe Team Program Increment Objectives in Community Topics

March 8, 2016 Mark Des Biens

Using the VersionOne Communities and Topics to present team objectives is a fast and efficient way clearly display your Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) Team Program Increment (PI) objectives.  Integrated into the TeamRoom via the Topics panel, the VersionOne TeamRoom topic conversations also allow your suppliers and customers to communicate and discuss the objectives and status of different PI’s.  This can be done as a member of the team, or as a guest collaborator via an email address.Using Topics for PI Objectives

Key Benefits:

  • Alignment to the SAFe PI Objectives at any level
  • Transparency for team and leaders across the organization
  • Collaboration with your suppliers and customers
  • Ability to change as situations change by using the conversations to document decisions
  • Ability to use @Links in the rich text editor on topics to link to any other asset in VersionOne
  • History tracking of every update to the Communities > Topics

How to Use Communities and Topics for Your PI Objectives:

  • Add a new community for your team using the  VersionOne Collaboration capability
  • Create a new topic for your team’s PI Objectives (e.g. PI#xxxx)
  • Pin the topic to your TeamRoom
  • Start collaborating

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About the Author

Mark Des Biens

Mark Des Biens is currently working as a Solutions Engineer and Implementation Consultant at CollabNet. Mark has more than 20 years of project experience and has worked with dozens of companies looking to improve their enterprise agility. He has been a Scrum Master and agile program manager and is one of the founding members of the Midwest Agile Community Meetup group. Mark has presented at numerous PMI, Agile Alliance, Agile Day Chicago and Agile Meetups.

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