Alyssa Hamilton

Alyssa Hamilton
Alyssa served as ICON's receptionist for a few summers during college and returned ten years later to spearhead the company's marketing efforts. Her favorite part of her job is collaborating with clients, coaches, and partners to create relevant content.

Recent Posts

2020 SAFe Summit Lean Coffee with Dean Leffingwell

Posted by Alyssa Hamilton on Nov 5, 2020 8:41:48 AM

In this short, interactive Lean Coffee with Dean Leffingwell, the creator and co-founder of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe), Dean presents his excellent musings and chalk-talk answers on the following topics:

  • Critical Success Factors for a Lean-Agile Center of Excellence and Roadmap for Organizational Agility
  • Roadmap for SAFe 6.0
  • The Do's and Don'ts when implementing Lean Portfolio Management
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Topics: SAFe®, Transformation, Sustainability, Lean Portfolio Management

Business Agility: What Leaders Need to Know in the Time of COVID-19

Posted by Alyssa Hamilton on Aug 24, 2020 11:55:23 AM

Business agility is an increasingly important focal point for companies across all industries. It’s a necessity for survival, and this was true long before 2020. But now, in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, business agility is more important than it ever has been. If you want to stay ahead of your competition, then your entire organization must know how to adapt and innovate quickly when producing solutions at scale.

Before we discuss what you need to know about business agility in the time of COVID-19, this is the most important thing for you to keep in mind:

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Topics: Business Agility

Interview with a Coach: Virtual SAFe® PI Planning

Posted by Alyssa Hamilton on Apr 17, 2020 12:04:12 PM

COVID-19 has been an unwelcome catalyst into fully remote teams, but making optimal use of technology to keep in lockstep with business agility is a powerful illustration of the agile mindset. Recently, a large financial services client pivoted in one week to a fully virtual SAFe® PI-Planning event with great success. ICON Coach Gillian Evans acted as Solution Train Engineer, and so we asked her some questions about what to consider in a virtual PI Planning.

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Topics: SAFe®, Coaching, PI Planning