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If you are interested in the Value of Essence and Essence WorkBench™ and how that technology can help teams optimize their development capability, then you are in the right place...

Example Alpha State Checklist to Track Progress

This article explains how to track progress of an Endeavor using the Essence standard and the key concept of Alphas.

Ivar Jacobson International (IJI) and Dr. Stefan Malich | Architectural Change Management are delighted to announce a partnership to describe and enhance architectural practices using the Essence language. The newly essentialized practices will be added to the ever-growing Essence based practice eco-system, giving organizations and teams even more flexibility as they select a way of working that is right-sized for them. The Essence and practice based approach is revolutionizing the way that the industry thinks about and presents development ‘methods’. Essence provides the architectural ‘...

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Ivar Jacobson International (IJI) and PEM Systems are delighted to announce a partnership to describe multiple industry-critical problem-solving practices using the Essence Language. The newly Essentialized practices will be added to the ever-growing Essence based practice eco-system, giving organizations and teams even more flexibility as they select a way of working that is right-sized for them. The Essence and practice based approach is revolutionizing the way that the industry thinks about and presents development ‘methods’. Essence provides the architectural ‘glue’ that is helping...

A free MeetUp looking at how Essence brings extra value to The Flow System and other frameworks

Ivar Jacobson (IJI) and Joakim Sundén are delighted to announce a partnership to describe the Spotify Model to help people better understand what it is, and using Essence as an enabler, evolve the industries understanding of how it can be of value.

In 2021, Wood Mackenzie started a journey to scale and improve their development capability with support from IJI. Whilst the journey started with SAFe, following resistance, it evolved into a practice based approach founded upon the Essence industry standard. The case study below follows that journey from the viewpoint of Wood Mackenzie and shows how sometimes all-encompassing concrete method frameworks struggle to meet the needs of diverse organizations who have many ways of working in-play. This is especially true when teams crave autonomy of approach to properly embrace agile...

Ivar Jacobson International (IJI) and Professional Development Network LLC. are delighted to announce a partnership to describe The Flow System using the Essence Language. The newly Essentialized practices will be added to the ever-growing Essence based practice eco-system, giving organizations and teams even more flexibility as they select a way of working that is right-sized for them. The Essence and practice based approach is revolutionizing the way that the industry thinks about and presents development ‘methods’. Essence provides the architectural ‘glue’ that is helping...

Ivar Jacobson International (IJI) and Ken Pugh Inc. are delighted to announce a partnership to describe the practices of Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD) and Behavior Driven Development (BDD) using the Essence of Software Engineering Kernel and Language. The newly Essentialized practices will be added to the ever-growing Essence based practice eco-system, giving organizations and teams even more flexibility as they select a way of working that is right-sized for them. The Essence and practice based approach is revolutionizing the way that the industry thinks about and presents...

Ivar Jacobson International (IJI) and Ambysoft Inc. are delighted to announce a partnership to describe key Ambysoft practices, including Agile Modeling and Agile Data using the Essence of Software Engineering Kernel and Language. The collaboration to “Essentialize” these assets will pave the way for their wider adoption and in particular facilitate their inter-operability with other industry standard practices in an ever growing Essentialized practice eco-system. Essence brings a paradigm shift to the world of software and the potential for its adopters to reap huge benefits in...

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