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The Global Network of SAFe® Fellows Grows

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The Global Network of SAFe® Fellows Grows

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In 2015, the SAFe® Fellow program was developed to recognize a select number of individuals who have the depth and breadth of experience to work at the highest levels of complexity in enterprise strategy, and who have established themselves as thought leaders in SAFe and the Lean-Agile space. Today, we’re delighted to welcome our new Fellows to the fold. Each has been selected based on a combination of their ongoing contribution to the evolution of.

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No-Hype Customer Stories at 2020 Global SAFe Summit

Case Studies

There are eight customer stories being presented at the upcoming 2020 Global SAFe Summit October 27 – 28, and I was delighted to be a part of that effort. In addition to the traditional PowerPoint presentations, a new interview format gave me the opportunity to sit down with some of our most innovative customers and dive into their transformation backstories. We know it’s not easy to change how people work, to change mindset, and to.

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Please join us at the 2020 Global SAFe Summit

SAFe Updates

Hello everyone, I’d like to take this opportunity to personally invite you to join us for the upcoming 2020 Global SAFe Summit, October 27-28, 2020. This year’s Summit may be virtual, but I can assure you that that the advanced technical content is real. We have about sixty (yes 60) industry-leading speakers, including many SAFe Fellows addressing topics including: DevSecOps and technical agility Agile product delivery and customer-centricity Enterprise solution delivery Lean portfolio management Organizational.

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SAFe Distilled 5.0 – Back to Learning Sale

SAFe Updates

Hi folks: We recently released our new book SAFe Distilled 5.0: Achieving Business Agility with the Scaled Agile Framework. This is our most concise version yet, while still comprehensive! A great read for everyone involved with a SAFe transformation. Executives will appreciate the clear and proven direction for achieving Business Agility. SPCs will maximize their understanding of the framework to drive more impactful change. And team members will gain a practical understanding of how to.

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SAFe® for Marketing

SAFe Resources

Hi Folks, With SAFe 5.0, we extended SAFe guidance from the realm of pure tech teams to other teams critical to the building and support of innovative businesses solutions. Real business agility demands this. To that end, we’ve been working with a number of enterprises to better understand how to integrate marketing with their SAFe implementations. In addition, as I think that we’ve noted previously, we run our entire business on SAFe and marketing has.

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China’s Cerno Exceeds Customer Expectations with SAFe

China’s Cerno Exceeds Customer Expectations with SAFe

Case Studies

“We collaborate more than ever with our customers by involving them in planning as much as we can. And we deliver frequent demos—even beyond customers’ expectations. Our customers have found communication to be more effective since the SAFe implementation.” —Sam Wu, Agile Head Coach and Training Director, Cerno As the practice of SAFe expands across the globe, we pay close attention to potential cultural or language barriers that might prove challenging. Much like aviation, SAFe.

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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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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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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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