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Five years ago, if I mentioned Lean-Agile transformation to someone from a government agency, I’d get a contemplative look and sometimes a wry smile. Agile was definitely on leaders’ minds but they were skeptical that it could work in a sector that’s hamstrung by regulations and a challenging contracting environment. Fast forward to now and government adoption of Lean and Agile has accelerated to where most programs—80+ percent in the U.S. according to a 2017.
Hi folks, At the recent Global SAFe Summit in Washington, DC, we were delighted to announce the induction of five new Fellows into the SAFe® Fellow Program: Ken France, Scott Frost, Marc Rix, Joe Vallone, and Dr. Thorsten Janning. The SAFe Fellow achievement is Scaled Agile’s most prestigious distinction, recognizing individuals who have exhibited the highest level of mastery and thought leadership in the practice of SAFe. While support from SPCs and SPCTs is critical.
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.
We recently crossed an important milestone. Over 200,000 people have now received training through our SAFe training and certification program. That’s a lot of folks who can speak, implement, and ‘be’ SAFe. A Lean-Agile community of this size—trained on globally standardized courses—has never existed until now. So, how did we get here, and what did we learn along the way? It started with a couple of books A decade or so back, the movement to.
Hi Folks, It is our pleasure to officially welcome Dr. Steve Mayner and Ian Spence to the SAFe Fellow program. Steve and Ian are joining a small but growing group of Fellows, increasing their number from nine to eleven. Now in its third year, the SAFe Fellow program recognizes a select number of individuals with the depth and breadth of experience to work at the highest levels of complexity in enterprise strategy, and who have.
Hello everyone, You may have read Dean’s recent blog post about the expansion of our thought leadership capabilities to keep advancing the Scaled Agile Framework and associated courseware. As SAFe Methodologists, we – Richard and Inbar – feel privileged to not only be working with such a great team of experts but also for our opportunities to engage with many other influential thought leaders. For example, at the October SAFe Summit in San Antonio we.
Hello Folks, It’s my great pleasure to announce that we have made a major expansion of our thought leadership capabilities to keep advancing the Scaled Agile Framework and associated courseware. Our growing pool of contributors – now numbering 23 SAFe experts – includes the best and brightest in the Lean-Agile space. They bring specialized knowledge and in-depth field experience that can help enterprises effectively leverage SAFe within their contexts. Each contributes either to the development.
We’re always looking for ways to use online venues to complement our world-class, instructor-led training. The most recent is my LiveLessons video tutorial on the 4.5 version of Scaled Agile’s most popular course, Leading SAFe. The tutorial is being provided through Pearson’s InformIT and InformIT resellers. In this nine-hour course, I provide an in-depth exploration of version 4.5 of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale. The 4.5.
Momentum is critical as you launch your Agile Release Trains (ARTs), and one of the biggest momentum killers is having people on the team who don’t understand their role or their contribution, or who do not have clear expectations of how their lives will change as a result of a SAFe implementation. Every participant in SAFe deserves to understand their role and the benefits they bring to their colleagues, but perhaps software and solution architects have.
“Whoosh goes that small batch size through your big system.” Hi folks, As you may have heard, we had an amazing Summit this year, with over a thousand participants gathering in San Antonio to talk ‘all things SAFe’ for five days. Here’s some quantitative highlights: Agenda highlights included truly inspirational keynotes from Mel Robbins, Gene Kim, and Don Reinertsen. Preparing for my keynote was a bit challenging. I had a 50-minute time box. If you.