All posts by : Steve Mayner

Come join us at the DevOps Enterprise Summit in San Francisco

Come join us at the DevOps Enterprise Summit in San Francisco

Events

Hello SAFe community! Are you going to Gene Kim’s DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES17), Nov. 13th – 15th? The event is sold out now but if you were lucky enough to snag a ticket it promises to deliver some great insights into the evolving technical and architectural practices and methods that define DevOps. I’ve been invited to present as one of the opening speakers on the first day of the summit. I’ll be discussing ‘Transformational Leadership.

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New Compliance Whitepaper, Guidance and Toolkit

New Compliance Whitepaper, Guidance and Toolkit

SAFe Updates

Hello SAFe community! One of the new guidance articles in version 4.5 of SAFe is our discussion related to implementing Lean-Agile in an enterprise with significant compliance concerns. You will find Compliance in the Large Solution layer as a callout to Solution Intent. I had the distinct pleasure of creating this guidance in partnership with Harry Koehnemann at 321Gang. Harry is one of our very first partner-based SAFe Fellows. Each of us has experience implementing.

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Why we’re excited about Gene Kim’s upcoming keynote at the SAFe Summit

Why we’re excited about Gene Kim’s upcoming keynote at the SAFe Summit

Community News

Few thought leaders in the IT space can match the global influence Gene Kim has had in helping organizations radically improve how technology-based capabilities are developed. Gene’s ‘ding in the universe’ began with The Phoenix Project, that once-you-start-reading-it-you-can’t-put-it-down novel that had all of us wondering how Gene and his co-authors managed to know so much about the people we worked with and the challenges we had all faced throughout our individual journeys in IT. What.

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Regulatory and Industry Standards Compliance with SAFe

Regulatory and Industry Standards Compliance with SAFe

SAFe Updates

Many systems in aerospace, defense, automotive, medical, banking, and other industries have an unacceptable social or economic cost of failure. In order to protect the public, these systems are also subject to extensive regulatory oversight and rigorous compliance standards. Historically, organizations building these systems have relied on comprehensive quality management systems and phase-gate based waterfall life cycle models to reduce risk and ensure compliance. These same organizations are now adopting Lean-Agile methods, and are struggling to.

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Communities of Practice Revisited

Communities of Practice Revisited

SAFe Updates

Hello SAFe community! I’m Steve Mayner. I recently joined Scaled Agile, Inc. after years as an SPC and SAFe® Gold Partner. Shortly after I came on board I was given the opportunity to help improve a few of the framework articles. We’re excited to share with you our updated insights on Communities of Practice. This new article provides deeper grounding in the CoP body of knowledge, and also offers specific step-by-step guidance for forming, growing,.

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