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European SAFe Summit update

SAFe Updates

Hi Folks, Our first virtual SAFe Summit is just around the corner and there are only a few more days left to register. Previous attendees have told us that bringing the community together is an important aspect of a SAFe Summit, and we have worked hard to recreate these interactions in a virtual environment. There will be numerous opportunities to network, chat with other attendees, and ask questions. There will be an interactive lobby with.

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Remote PI Planning: Stories from the Field

Remote PI Planning: Stories from the Field

SAFe Updates

By now we’ve all felt the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having around the world. Over the last few months we’ve adjusted to a different sort of life. Those of us with the option to work remotely have had to adapt to new challenges: staying engaged on video calls, managing wonky internet connections, or trying to read our colleagues’ emotions through chat emojis instead of across a conference table.  Fortunately Agile principles give us guidance.

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Mik+Dean Podcast

SAFe Updates

The eighth episode of Mik + One, the Project To Product podcast hosted by Tasktop Founder & CEO, Dr. Mik Kersten, is now live! In this episode, I join Mik to talk about all things Project to Product and SAFe. While Mik and I could talk for hours, and we occasionally do, you’ll be happy to note that this podcast is less than an hour. In it, we cover: SAFe 5.0 and the importance of.

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Agile Uprising Podcast Interview

Agile Uprising Podcast Interview

SAFe Updates

Hi Folks, On April 26 I joined Andrew Leff, Chris Murman, and Troy Lightfoot from Agile Uprising for an episode of their “Business Agility” podcast. They asked terrific questions and our conversation covered a range of topics—here’s a preview of what we discussed. Our reaction at Scaled Agile, Inc. to the coronavirus crisis. I shared how it accelerated our roadmap, what it was like to do all-remote PI Planning, and the next phase of our work.

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New Advanced Topic Article: Working Successfully in Agile with Remote Team Members

SAFe Updates

Hi Folks, It’s obvious to us all that one of the challenges caused by COVID-19 is that many organizations have found themselves, almost overnight, managing a completely remote workforce. For many this is a profound change in the way they work. Even for those who’ve experienced remote working, this is an extreme situation where every employee is required to work from a different location. What has emerged, however, is confirmation that—given the right environment—remote Agile.

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“Measure and Grow” your progress towards business agility

SAFe Updates

Hi Folks, The goal of SAFe 5.0 is clear: achieving a state of Business Agility across the enterprise. The seven core competencies of Business Agility describe the practices in support of this goal, and the implementation roadmap provides a blueprint for the journey ahead. But change of any kind is never a linear path—it requires constant reflection on the steps taken previously and an ability to adapt plans based on the results achieved. Indeed, we.

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2020 European SAFe Summit: SAFe skills for the new normal

SAFe Updates

If you’re practicing SAFe then you know it’s designed to help you plan for and manage change. Changing requirements are a fundamental tenet of Agile. Managing variability is a core SAFe principle. But lately the way we work has changed, too. Almost overnight the world’s priorities have shifted. Most of us now are working, teaching, and collaborating remotely, using digital methods for delivering customer value because face-to-face isn’t an option. Some organizations have been forced.

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Video: Brazil’s largest TV network accelerates digital transformation; links portfolio strategy to execution

Video: Brazil’s largest TV network accelerates digital transformation; links portfolio strategy to execution

Case Studies Customer Stories

Hi Folks, We love it when our customers create their own video to express enthusiasm for how SAFe has transformed their business. Such is the case with TV Globo, Brazil’s largest TV network that serves 100 million viewers worldwide. They have 12,000 employees behind their full lineup of content—news, sports, entertainment, soap operas, reality shows—and each one is in the process of getting trained in SAFe. As they work to overcome a complex software legacy,.

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New Advanced Topics article – Hardware Teams in SAFe

New Advanced Topics article – Hardware Teams in SAFe

SAFe Updates

Hi folks. As you all know, Agile principles and practices originated in software decades ago. And as software teams began to see success with these practices, others within their organization, including hardware teams, took notice and started applying them in their specific context. Cindy VanEpps (SAFe SPCT) and the rest of the team at 321 Gang have spent many years with organizations in aerospace, defense, automotive, medical devices, and others helping them apply Lean-Agile practices.

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Why we do what we do: another reminder

Why we do what we do: another reminder

SAFe Updates

Folks, Occasionally, and sometimes out-of-the blue, comes a reminder as to why we do what we do. I came across this video while reviewing a new e-learning asset. It’s worth sharing with everyone. Check out the ‘people on Agile Release Train’ simulation. Thanks to the folks at Ørsted for putting together such a compelling and concise video! Stay SAFe! —Dean

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