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New Essential SAFe guidance article

New Essential SAFe guidance article

Essential SAFe SAFe Updates

Earlier this year we spiked a concept called Essential SAFe, a set of minimal practices without which SAFe might no longer be ‘safe’. Essential SAFe serves as an assessment point, but it can also act as an easy entry point for organizations that aren’t ready for full-on SAFe, but want to start practicing and getting the benefits as soon as possible. Over the last several months we’ve been busy gathering feedback on the idea, including hosting a dedicated.

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SAFe Website Updates and new Glosssary

SAFe Website Updates and new Glosssary

SAFe Updates

Howdy folks: In the spirit of relentless improvement, we’re pleased to announce three significant changes to the SAFe website: 1. Revised Glossary The SAFe glossary has been updated to make it clearer, shorter, simpler and easier to read, as well as preparing it for a localization spike. The spike will cover Spanish, French and Simplified Chinese. If the spike goes well, the glossary will be translated into a total of 14 languages! 2. New Resources Menu The menu’s.

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End of life for SAFe 3.0 website and courseware 12/30/16

End of life for SAFe 3.0 website and courseware 12/30/16

Community News SAFe Updates

As we continually improve SAFe to better meet the needs of our customers, there comes a time when it’s no longer practical to support older versions of the Framework. This is part of any technology product’s lifecycle, and it is no different with SAFe. On December 30, 2016, all SAFe 3.0 courseware and materials will be retired. As a result, the SAFe 3.0 website (v3.scaledagileframework.com) will redirect to the 4.0 Framework site, and 3.0 courseware will.

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Value Stream KPIs

Value Stream KPIs

SAFe Updates

Hello folks, For the last month or so, we (ScaledAgile,Inc.) have been going though our 2017 planning strategic planning process, adhering as strictly as possible to SAFe guidance. We’ve established the strategic themes, vision and budgets for our two primary value streams:  framework and courseware. In so doing, we also needed to establish the KPIs which define the expected results and returns from each value stream. So the model is:  strategic themes affect value stream vision, which.

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Thank You for Making the Inaugural SAFe Summit a Success!

Thank You for Making the Inaugural SAFe Summit a Success!

Community News Events SAFe Updates

Two short weeks ago, over 400 attendees from 17 countries trekked to Colorado for the first SAFe Summit, making it the largest gathering of its kind to focus exclusively on SAFe and its community of practice. It was an inspiring moment in SAFe’s history, humbling for those of us who have a hand in building the Framework, and one that we hope will have a long-lasting positive impact on those who attended. Given SAFe’s maturity.

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Announcing our SAFe 4.0 Scrum Master class!

Announcing our SAFe 4.0 Scrum Master class!

SAFe Updates

As we all know, Scrum Masters are critical players in the SAFe Lean-Agile enterprise. They can make all the difference when it comes to an effective SAFe implementation. Indeed, the role of the Scrum Master in the SAFe enterprise is larger than with traditional Scrum, as a deep knowledge  of SAFe is essential when it comes to producing optimal results for the business. To this end, we are releasing SAFe® 4.0 Scrum Master, complete with SAFe.

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New Case Study: SAFe at AstraZeneca—Expediting Time-to-Value Delivery

New Case Study: SAFe at AstraZeneca—Expediting Time-to-Value Delivery

Case Studies SAFe Updates

“We’re delivering faster with greater quality and less manpower—resulting in substantial financial benefits from the teams that have adopted Agile to date. We expect to double our adoption of Agile this year.” —Patty Sheehan, AZ Agile Cultural Change Lead and Coach Change doesn’t come easily for many organizations, especially at global, highly-regulated enterprises. But in our latest case study, AstraZeneca proves that it’s possible and well worth the effort. When AstraZeneca (AZ) began implementing SAFe,.

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Essential SAFe at Milwaukee Scaled Agile Meetup

Essential SAFe at Milwaukee Scaled Agile Meetup

Essential SAFe SAFe Updates

Hi Folks, We had an excellent session at last night’s Scaled Agile Meetup in Milwaukee. Thanks to my hosts at Northwest Mutual (Jill, Sarah and others) and Icon Technology (Stella) for putting on such a good show. We had about 300 people registered. I presented a new talk on Essential SAFe, a topic that is near and dear to our hearts (and yes, to some future update to SAFe 4.0). You can download the presentation below. And special.

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New Case Study: SAFe helps Swisscom bring industry-leading IPTV to market in record time

New Case Study: SAFe helps Swisscom bring industry-leading IPTV to market in record time

Case Studies SAFe Updates

“It usually takes about 36 months to bring a new TV platform to market but we had a minimally viable product in 8-10 months and brought the full product to market in 18 months. SAFe helped our relatively small team build and run a world-class product and guided us when in doubt, showing us the way toward Agile product development flow.” —Simon Berg, Agile Program Manager, Swisscom Entertainment Projects Congratulations to Swisscom for developing an.

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SAFe Lean-Agile Principles #2 and #9 updated

SAFe Lean-Agile Principles #2 and #9 updated

SAFe Updates

Hi Folks, As you can probably imagine, we are quite relieved to have finally published the SAFe 4.0 Reference Guide. But after our five-minute celebration we went right back to work on some other projects, one of which is another SAFe book that Richard and I are collaborating on. The work has revealed some room for improvement on the SAFe Lean-Agile Principles articles, so I’m now in the process of getting those updated. They aren’t long,.

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