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New Advanced Topic Article: Enabling Business Agility with the Cloud and SAFe

Advanced Topics News

The quest for business agility is a nuanced and personal journey for any organization. No two digital transformations are exactly alike. That’s why we at Scaled Agile put such emphasis on the cultural aspects of agility. Mindsets, values, principles, leadership, roles, empowerment, collaboration, ‘teamness’ … these cultural aspects of digital transformation align thinking throughout an organization and provide an environment in which agile ways of working can thrive. Still, competing in the digital age isn’t.

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Supporting Relentless Improvement with the SAFe Assessments

News SAFe Framework Updates

As readers of this blog will know, the SAFe Assessments are a continual area of focus for us since they support SAFe Enterprises in measuring their proficiency across the seven core competencies required for Business Agility. We have some important updates to share. 1. Updated Agile Product Delivery Assessment Based on the learnings and data from the last two years, we recently embarked upon the task of improving all our assessments. It began with updating.

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Introducing Business Agility Experience Reports

Advanced Topics News

Enterprises survive and thrive in the digital age according to how quickly they can deliver innovative business solutions in response to market opportunities and threats. In SAFe, this is called business agility and is the goal of the Lean Enterprise. A critical component of business agility is organizational agility—one of SAFe’s seven core competencies. Introduced in SAFe 5, organizational agility requires Lean-thinking people and Agile teams throughout the enterprise. Let’s face it, ideas, solutions, and.

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Spring Launch Unveils 20+ Resources to Help Transition Skills from the Classroom to the Workplace

News

Hi Folks, There’s no question that moving from the classroom to applying SAFe in real-world environments can be daunting. That’s why our teams are always laser-focused on helping the community successfully make that transition with new enablement resources. But there’s also no question that continuous delivery of new content makes announcing cool new things a bit challenging. After all, we can’t announce new features every day as we don’t want to be flooding everyone’s Inbox..

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Announcing new guidance for Big Data and DataOps in SAFe

Advanced Topics News SAFe Framework Updates

Announcing new guidance for Big Data and DataOps in SAFe Some of the largest enterprises in the Global 2000 rely on SAFe’s guidance to build the world’s most important systems. And these systems create lots of data. Each website click, turbine engine rotation, vehicle acceleration, and credit card transaction creates new information about products, consumers, and operating environments. Data has become critically important across the entire enterprise. It influences business decisions, helps create better products,.

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Three creative ways SAFe is leveraged in the field: Porsche Digital, Fadata, and University of South Florida

Customer Stories

Hi Folks, We enjoy monitoring the news to see what our customers are up to with SAFe and recently we bumped into some articles that you might find inspiring: Turbo-boost collaboration with SAFe-friendly spaces As many of us return to the office, we’re reminded how important it is to have physical spaces that support SAFe practices such as daily standups, team meetings, and PI Planning. Here’s a great example from Germany. Healthcare platform provider Fadata.

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Announcing the Release of the ‘Succeeding with Artificial Intelligence (AI) in SAFe’ Advanced Topic Article

Advanced Topics News SAFe Framework Updates

Since its inception, the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) has been used to guide the adoption of Lean-Agile practices in almost every industry and for all types of solutions, from banking software to automobile manufacturing. Our goal has always been to keep SAFe technology-agnostic since the guidance we provide can be used to embrace a new way of working that leads to business agility in any context. While this remains an essential underlying principle for the.

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We’re finished! The new Solution Train Engineer article completes the role-based guidance for large solution builders.

News SAFe Framework Updates

Hi all, It is humbling for us to know that some of the largest enterprises in the Global 2000 rely on SAFe’s guidance to build the world’s most important systems. Adopting Lean-Agile at scale helps these organizations create these critical solutions better, faster, and with higher quality.  These systems range from the big IT systems that drive fintech and insurance to the cyber-physical systems in aerospace, defense, and automotive. We released additional guidance for these.

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Mik + 1 Podcast with Dean: Practices and Behaviors of High-performing Teams

Podcasts & Videos

Hi Folks, I recently sat down with one of my heroes, Mik Kersten, to talk about what it means to be a high-performing team. Mik wrote Project to Product, a breakthrough book that is influencing the way many businesses are tackling the challenges of digital disruption. His podcast series, Mik + 1, delivers “nothing-off-the-record” conversations with industry leaders that run the gamut from digital transformation to delivering software at scale. In our conversation, we focus.

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Driving Relentless Improvement: Reflections on the RTE Summit & a New Team and Technical Agility Assessment

News SAFe Framework Updates

It was a pleasure to attend the 6th Annual RTE Summit hosted by Scaled Agile Gold SPCT partners Gladwell Academy, held in Utrecht at the Railway Museum on the 8th – 9th November. As we all recognize, the RTE is critical to the success of the ART, and since its inception, the RTE Summit has been an important event for building and supporting those in this role. As I reflect on the event, the overwhelming.

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