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Hello folks, We are pleased to announce the release of the SAFe® 4.6 white paper. In it, you’ll find an overview of SAFe, the Big Picture graphic, more detail about the Five Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise, and the values, mindset, principles, and practices that guide teams to more effectively build solutions in a far leaner—and more Agile—fashion. You can download the white paper here. We hope that you’ll find this white paper to.
Hello Folks: We are pleased to announce the implementation of a new search engine on the SAFe website that improves the user experience. It’s more intelligent, faster and it actually finds stuff (like Portfolio Sync, a new 4.6 LPM event). Some of the new search features include: Spelling Correction: spelling errors won’t affect your search Bigram Matching: high heels = highheels Stemming: epic = epics Synonyms: car = vehicle Phrase Matching: “fast food” does not.
Hello folks! Our community is continually growing as evidenced by over 2,000,000 annual visitors who come to the SAFe Framework website. Increasingly these visitors come from our ever-growing group of countries where English is not the first language. Unquestionably, our Global Partner Network addresses the local concerns very effectively. But since we at Scaled Agile strive to have the view of a common ‘language of SAFe,’ we understand clear interpretations can be challenging for companies geographically.
Hi Folks, Ben Linders from InfoQ recently interviewed us about SAFe Distilled, including our broader views about scaling Agile development in the large enterprise. The interview provides a good perspective on why businesses need SAFe and why we wrote the new SAFe Distilled book.’ Please click here to read the interview and to get a free preview of SAFe Distilled. We trust that you will find this interview to be interesting and useful and that it.
Hello folks, We are pleased to announce the release of the ‘SAFe 4.5 Introduction’ white paper. It can be downloaded here. The white paper provides a high-level overview of the Scaled Agile Framework® and describes its core values, principles, practices, and strategy for implementation. The white paper also introduces the four new configurations of SAFe: Full SAFe, Large Solution SAFe, Portfolio SAFe and Essential SAFe—which is the basic building block for all other SAFe configurations and describes.
Howdy Folks, Last month we released SAFe 4.5 and updated three courses from Scaled Agile’s role-based curriculum. Please see the June 2017 edition of the Scaled Agile Insider for more information on that. We are now busy updating the rest of our courseware, toolkits and professional development and enablement videos. Along those lines, we are pleased to release an updated Essential SAFe guidance article based on the new features of SAFe 4.5. If you’re new.
Hello Folks: Our friend and ‘mad scientist’ Ian Spence has more than his share of street cred when it comes to working with SAFe. He is the Chief Scientist at Gold Partner Ivar Jacobson International, was one of the first SPCTs in Europe (the highest SAFe certification possible), and has worked with Dean Leffingwell for over 15 years. His deep knowledge of Agile and his vast experience leading large-scale transformations have given him a exceptionally.
SAFe 4.0 Distilled: A Practical Guide for Implementing the World’s Leading Framework for Enterprise Agility
The SAFe knowledge base on this website is an invaluable resource for people who build software and systems, however, navigating the guidance can be daunting for the uninitiated. SAFe is a robust framework supported by hundreds of web pages. Where do you start? In what order should you read the articles? What information is really important to you and when? We get it. There’s a Wikipedia aspect to the SAFe body of knowledge that takes.
Alan Shalloway, CEO of NetObjectives, a Scaled Agile Gold partner, is an SPC and a long-time community contributor to SAFe. With over 40 years of experience, Al is an industry thought leader in Lean, Kanban, product portfolio management, SAFe, Scrum and agile design. Al always has unique and insightful observations about software and systems development. Recently, Al and I were collaborating on how to tackle some important SAFe implementation challenges, and I was excited to learn about.
Howdy folks: Yuval Yeret, CTO of AgileSparks, is an SPC and a SPCT candidate. He is a prolific blogger on the topics of Agile, Lean, Kanban, SAFe and more. Yuval has over 17 years of industry experience and always has an interesting viewpoint and pragmatic advice. AgileSparks is a Scaled Agile gold partner. Yuval has written a novel guidance article on how an invitation-based approach to implementing SAFe can create a more collaborative organizational change effort..