March Highlights—Latest Articles & Videos for the SAFe of Mind

March Highlights—Latest Articles & Videos for the SAFe of Mind

Community News

Hi Folks, We started this new “Highlights” series last month to capture the SAFe news and activities that haven’t been covered in other posts, but would still provide real value to the community.  Here’s the latest roundup—a mix of new perspectives, understanding, and practical steps for successful implementation of the Framework. Recorded Webinar: Building Complex Systems with SAFe 4.0 Presented by Alex Yakyma, SAFe Fellow and Principal Consultant, Scaled Agile & Harry Koehnemann, SPCT, Director.

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SAFe Lean-Agile Principles Abridged

SAFe Lean-Agile Principles Abridged

Partners

  Hi Folks, Richard Knaster has been working on a new whitepaper: “An Introduction to SAFe 4.0.” It distills SAFe down to its primary elements and ideas, with just enough depth to provide a fairly comprehensive understanding of the Framework. He’ll post that for comments and downloads sometime soon in the Updates category of this blog, so stay tuned. This new, “leaner” overview of the Framework has reminded us of the need to emphasize what’s really.

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It Just Got Easier to Get Important SAFe Content Updates

It Just Got Easier to Get Important SAFe Content Updates

SAFe Updates

Hi Folks, There is a continuous flow of SAFe information on the net. It comes fast, and in all forms: news, case studies, opinions, articles, videos, and more. We capture what we can on the SAFe blog, so that you can stay up to date. But there is a lot of information there, so we’ve now made it easier for you to find out what’s most important via the the addition of a new “SAFe updates” feature on the Framework homepage,.

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Scaled Agile Advances Role-Based Curriculum with New SAFe 4.0 Courseware

Scaled Agile Advances Role-Based Curriculum with New SAFe 4.0 Courseware

Community News SAFe Resources

While SAFe 4.0 has been making its way into enterprises, the Scaled Agile team has been busy working on advancing our training and certification content and improving the learning architecture in our SAFe 4.0 courseware. Fully updated to reflect the modular and scalable features of SAFe 4.0, the new courses are designed to help enterprises better organize around value delivery, develop systems that include hardware and software, and improve development, coordination, and delivery of large.

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New Case Study: SAFe Helps French National Employment Agency Deliver Strategic Program

New Case Study: SAFe Helps French National Employment Agency Deliver Strategic Program

Case Studies

When an organization looks at adopting SAFe for the first time, the reaction can range from, “I can easily see how we’ll be able to map our culture and practices to SAFe,” to, “Our organization is so unique it’s hard to visualize how SAFe will work within our context.” The folks from the French National employment agency, pôle emploi, must have surely fallen into the latter category, as the roles and constructs in SAFe weren’t.

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What’s New in SAFe 4.0 Presentation with Companion Video

What’s New in SAFe 4.0 Presentation with Companion Video

SAFe Resources

We’re glad to announce a new presentation deck, What’s New in SAFe 4.0., available for download at our Videos and Presentations page. Intended for all audiences—new to SAFe, or long-time practitioner—this 39-slide deck provides a high-level view of the latest features in the Framework, including: The new Foundation layer Program and Team level changes Backwards compatibility with SAFe 3.0 Support for large value streams with 4-Level SAFe Managing large portfolios For those of you who are.

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Building Complex Hardware and Software Systems with SAFe

Building Complex Hardware and Software Systems with SAFe

SAFe Updates

For those of you who have been following (or contributing to) the SAFe for Lean Systems Engineering development, you know that our learnings have now been consolidated into SAFe 4.0. But you also know that there are many more steps in a journey to better understand and apply the Principles of Lean-Agile development to systems that include both hardware and software. Our next step down this path is a new article by Alex and 321 Gang’s Harry Koehnemann (who was instrumental.

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February Highlights—Latest Articles & Videos for the SAFe of Mind

February Highlights—Latest Articles & Videos for the SAFe of Mind

Community News

Hi Folks, SAFe 4.0 launched just two months ago, it’s been very well received, and the community has been exceptionally busy writing and opining on the new version—providing new perspectives, understanding, and practical steps for successful implementation of the Framework. Here’s the latest roundup. MISO Energy goes SAFe—tells their PI planning story in video “There’s a great awareness of how much is going on other than within just our team. We’re seeing other development teams,.

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New CapEx and OpEx Article

New CapEx and OpEx Article

SAFe Updates

Hi Folks, I’ve been working off and on for the last 4-5 months refactoring the CapEx/OpEx article. There are a number of reasons for this: As Agile crosses the chasm to the larger enterprise, it is a topic of increasing awareness, and often a major concern. Some transformations are stopped due to a lack of understanding of the applicability of current accounting treatments for CapEx in software, which are currently typically based on waterfall development. More and more information is becoming available on.

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SAFe in 8 Pictures 4.0

SAFe in 8 Pictures 4.0

SAFe Resources

Hello everyone, Since its release last September, SAFe in 8 Pictures has been one of our most frequently downloaded presentations. For those who are unfamiliar with it, SAFe in 8 Pictures is a lightweight tool for introducing the Scaled Agile Framework.  Have you ever had the need to: Introduce SAFe to visual learners Tailor your presentation based on your audience without changing a word Pivot when conversation goes in an unanticipated direction This unique SAFe.

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