Two SAFe Summits in 2018: Washington, DC and Frankfurt, Germany

Two SAFe Summits in 2018: Washington, DC and Frankfurt, Germany

Events

Hi Folks, SAFe just hit another milestone—this year, there will be not one, but two SAFe Summits. The Global SAFe Summit in Washington, DC, and the Regional SAFe Summit, Europe in Frankfurt, Germany. Each Summit has its own unique makeup: Global SAFe Summit: Washington, DC, October 1 – 5 Serves a global audience of every skill and knowledge level 1500+ attendees 45+ technical sessions across six tracks Ten pre- and post-conference SAFe training and workshops.

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From Zero to 200,000 trained: the road to building the SAFe community

From Zero to 200,000 trained: the road to building the SAFe community

Community News

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.

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Say hello to our newest SAFe Fellows, Dr. Steve Mayner and Ian Spence

Say hello to our newest SAFe Fellows, Dr. Steve Mayner and Ian Spence

Community News

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.

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Lean and DevOps Visionaries Don Reinertsen and Gene Kim Share Insights with SAFe Methodologists

Lean and DevOps Visionaries Don Reinertsen and Gene Kim Share Insights with SAFe Methodologists

Community News

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.

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Improving the Entire Flow of Value with DevOps and the Continuous Delivery Pipeline

Improving the Entire Flow of Value with DevOps and the Continuous Delivery Pipeline

SAFe Updates

Hi Folks, The Scaled Agile Framework has many moving parts but the overarching intent is to deliver value quickly, cost-effectively, and on target. Sometimes it’s hard to connect the dots, but I wanted to call out a couple of SAFe Summit presentations from SAFe Fellows and Principal Consultants Inbar Oren and Richard Knaster that help tie together two key Framework elements, the Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps. The Continuous Delivery Pipeline directly supports faster value.

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Scaled Agile Expands Thought Leadership to Advance SAFe®

Scaled Agile Expands Thought Leadership to Advance SAFe®

Community News

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.

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New Case Study:  New Zealand company rebuilds confidence in 6 months with Essential SAFe

New Case Study: New Zealand company rebuilds confidence in 6 months with Essential SAFe

Case Studies

“The fact that we delivered for the biggest industry event of the year was hugely motivating and moved us from a negative to a positive spiral. The business was a bit surprised and shocked that we did what we said we would do on something that was quite big and complicated. There’s no way we could have done it without SAFe.” —Paul Littlefair, CIO, Livestock Improvement Corp. How do you deliver with confidence when you.

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New LiveLessons video training available for Leading SAFe 4.5

New LiveLessons video training available for Leading SAFe 4.5

Community News SAFe Resources

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.

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New Case Study: Fannie Mae mitigates risk, delivers faster in the face of a changing business model

New Case Study: Fannie Mae mitigates risk, delivers faster in the face of a changing business model

Case Studies

“SAFe provided the agility, visibility, and transparency needed to ensure we could integrate with numerous other efforts, get predictable in our delivery, and ensure timelines are met.” —David McMunn, Director of Fannie Mae’s Agile COE For those of you watching SAFe in the government space, there’s good reason to get excited about our latest case study from Fannie Mae. While we know of several SAFe deployments in government and the military, this is the first.

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Extending Lean-Agile Leadership Skills with Empathetic Leadership

Extending Lean-Agile Leadership Skills with Empathetic Leadership

Events Field Notes from Thought Leaders Lessons from the Trenches

At the 2017 SAFe Summit, Dr. Chuck Pezeshki, Ryan Martens, and myself presented Extending Lean-Agile Leadership Skills with Empathetic Leadership to a standing-room only audience of interested souls. This talk was the result of weeks of work compiling our collective knowledge into a 45-minute synchronized talk presenting our individual perspectives and understandings. The main takeaway from our talk was the following: As we continuously nurture our set of development value streams, and strive to deliver.

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