Looking for SAFe 4.5?

Find it here!

Welcome to SAFe 4.6

What's new in SAFe 4.6?

Lean–Agile Leadership

SAFe 4.6 Five Core Competencies
of the Lean Enterprise

Learn More

Team and Technical Agility

NEW in SAFe sfdsfdsfsdfsdfsdf ®4.6

NEW in SAFe sfdsfdsfsdfsdfsdf ®4.6

Learn More

New Guidance for Government in SAFe 4.6

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

REGISTER NOW

All posts by : Dean Leffingwell

Get a sneak peek into how SAFe is evolving at the European SAFe® Summit

Get a sneak peek into how SAFe is evolving at the European SAFe® Summit

Community News Events

On behalf of the entire company, I’d like to extend my personal and cordial invitation to see you at the upcoming European SAFe® Summit. This year’s event is happening May 7 – 10 and is the place to connect with SAFe coaches, thought leaders, and change agents about topics relevant to the European community. The agenda will be loaded with the newest and most advanced SAFe technical content. Five technical tracks with over 20 sessions.

Read More
How Scaled Agile gives back—the Pledge 1% radio interview

How Scaled Agile gives back—the Pledge 1% radio interview

Community News

Hi folks, One of the best decisions we made as a company was to join the Pledge 1% campaign. If you haven’t heard, this is a growing global movement that encourages startups to contribute one percent of equity, product, profits or employees time (pick some or all!) into their communities.  Since it was started, the movement has 8,500+ members in over 100 countries and have created over $1 billion in new philanthropy. In a recent.

Read More
New locations for SAFe 4.6 and 4.5 websites

New locations for SAFe 4.6 and 4.5 websites

SAFe Updates

Hello folks, When launching a new version of the Framework, our practice is to provide the new and previous version concurrently. As of today, here are the url locations for each active version of SAFe: The SAFe 4.6 site has relocated here, to scaledagileframework.com The SAFe 4.5 site has relocated to v45.scaledagileframework.com The SAFe 4.0 site will be available at v4.scaledagileframework.com until December 1, 2018 Though we will no longer be updating SAFe 4.5, we.

Read More
Deutsche Bahn delivers on time, and stays on track with digital transformation—with SAFe® on board

Deutsche Bahn delivers on time, and stays on track with digital transformation—with SAFe® on board

Case Studies

“For Deutsche Bahn Digital Sales, SAFe is the framework for the strategic digitalization program … With it, we are delivering faster and more effectively on our objectives, which drives our ability to compete in the digital age.” —Matthias Opitz, Senior Program Manager, DB Vertrieb, Deutsch Bahn In SAFe we rely heavily on the metaphor of the train. Value is released through the Agile Release Train (ART). Features are the passengers riding the train. The train.

Read More
Essential SAFe helps Johnson Controls release 2-4X faster with 100% predictability

Essential SAFe helps Johnson Controls release 2-4X faster with 100% predictability

Case Studies

“SAFe brings so much more engagement, which has really been key for all parties. I wouldn’t want to do it any other way.” —Rajbir Bal, Program Manager, Access Control, JCI Our latest case study comes from Johnson Controls (JCI), a multinational conglomerate that produces automotive parts, electronics, and HVAC equipment. With 170,000 employees in more than 1,300 locations across six continents, they have experienced all the familiar aches and pains that come with having distributed.

Read More
Welcome to SAFe® 4.6 for Lean Enterprises!

Welcome to SAFe® 4.6 for Lean Enterprises!

SAFe Updates

Hi Folks: On behalf of the entire Scaled Agile team and the SAFe Contributors, we are delighted to announce SAFe® 4.6 for Lean Enterprises. Why is this update important? It comes down to a single question. How can we better help you build a truly Lean enterprise? We looked at how the Framework has answered that question to date, combined that with what we’ve observed in organizations succeeding with SAFe, and a distinct picture emerged..

Read More
Agile and TBM: transforming the business of IT for the better

Agile and TBM: transforming the business of IT for the better

SAFe Updates

Hello Folks, The title above comes from a new article based on an interview which has just been posted at Emerge, a website from Apptio that features real-world experiences from IT leaders. You may have read an earlier post here, SAFe and Technology Business Management (TBM), where I noted that we were just beginning a journey of knowledge sharing and potential integration between SAFe and TBM. We’ve seen substantial interest from some of our customers on this topic..

Read More
SAFe 4.0 Retirement Coming Soon!

SAFe 4.0 Retirement Coming Soon!

SAFe Updates

Hello Folks, Just want to give you a quick update that SAFe 4.0 will be retired on September 30, 2018. As we committed, we’ve supported this version for over a year following the introduction of SAFe 4.5 in June 2017. Here are the important end-of-life dates to keep in mind: 8/31/18 – The last day to purchase SAFe 4.0 courseware. This is also the last day for SAs and SPCs to upgrade from SAFe 3.0 to.

Read More
Lean-Agile Leading and Managing – Revisited

Lean-Agile Leading and Managing – Revisited

SAFe Updates

Hi Folks, We’ve been engaged in continuous dialog and feedback sessions regarding the role of Lean-Agile Leadership. Most of you know that we have a short, overpacked Leadership Module in Leading SAFe. It’s always well received, and people generally want more time on it, rather than the 90 minutes we give it there. But two days is still two days, so we are going to stick with that timebox in Leading SAFe. So, the larger.

Read More
What’s new at the upcoming SAFe Summit? Almost everything.

What’s new at the upcoming SAFe Summit? Almost everything.

Community News Events SAFe Updates

In just a couple of months we’ll be gathering in Washington, DC for the 3rd annual Global SAFe Summit. Feedback from last year’s Summit in San Antonio was overwhelmingly positive, and there were many of you who asked us to broaden our horizons to include an even greater diversity of topics and speakers. We got the message and immediately set to work designing this year’s event with that in mind. Biggest & most diverse program.

Read More