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

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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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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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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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Stories from the Field: Eight New Customer Story Videos

Customer Stories News

One of the highlights of the SAFe Summit each year is hearing directly from our customers. Their experiences in applying SAFe to achieve business goals, and the lessons they learn along the way, motivate and inform the work that we do, and feed directly into the continued evolution of the Framework. And therefore, I am delighted to announce that eight new customer story videos, recorded for the SAFe Summit 2021, are now available on our.

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Accelerating Time to Market with the Business Agility Value Stream

Advanced Topics News SAFe Framework Updates

Hello everyone, Each year as I prepare for our annual SAFe Summit, I pause a bit to think more deeply about the future of software and systems development, and how that will impact the evolution of SAFe.  This year, I paid particular attention to a somewhat different source of information—specifically the financial markets—where I was looking to see what forward-thinking technology investments will likely alter the course of the industry. It started to become clear,.

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New video from Dean answers the question, “Why SAFe?”

New video from Dean answers the question, “Why SAFe?”

Podcasts & Videos

Hi Folks, I am frequently asked the question, “Why is SAFe so popular?” My answer is usually simple. “Because of the business outcomes!” And I’m not being glib when I say that. Whether you’re building sports cars, spaceships, or healthcare systems, you have to be confident that your business will be better off with SAFe than without it, and that kind of confidence isn’t possible unless you are getting tangible results. I could point to.

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Say hello to our newest SAFe Fellows

News

Hi Folks, At the recent Global SAFe Summit, we were delighted to announce the induction of six new Fellows into the SAFe® Fellow Program: Rebecca Davis, Adam Mattis, Isaac Montgomery, Anand Murthy Raj, Jeff Shupack, and Yuval Yeret. The SAFe® Fellow Program represents an elite class of experts who are able to help the world’s largest organizations accelerate digital transformation and achieve business agility. This achievement is Scaled Agile’s most prestigious distinction, recognizing individuals who.

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Only at the Summit – Customer Stories from Porsche, CVS Health, Deutsche Telekom, TV Globo, and more

Customer Stories

Hi Folks, In just a couple of weeks, we’ll be gathering online for the two-day 2021 Global SAFe Summit. I personally look forward to the customer stories. I find it deeply inspiring—and enlightening—to see how people are working together and leveraging SAFe to achieve their mission, even in the most complex environments. This year we’re delighted to welcome these enterprises to the Summit stage: Featured Customer Stories Porsche For the first time at the Summit,.

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Figure 1. Responsibilities in the dual operating model.

Balancing the Dual Operating System

Advanced Topics News SAFe Framework Updates

SAFe 5 introduced the ‘dual operating system’ as an operating model to help enterprises compete and thrive in the digital age. This model has passed the test of time. It has now become a meaningful way to separate the concerns of developing and launching innovative new solutions (the responsibility of the Network) and efficiently running and growing a business that leverages those solutions (the responsibility of the Hierarchy). But at that time, that is where.

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It’s All About Value Streams: An Important Update to the Business Agility Article

News SAFe Framework Updates

Business Agility is exhibited whenever an enterprise can quickly respond to an emergent business opportunity. In our latest update to the Business Agility article, we explicitly outlined the anatomy of this response. “Responding” is not a simple act; it consists of multiple steps that have to be executed in a fast and effective manner. Sound familiar? We are of course talking about a major value stream—in this case, the higher-level Business Agility Value Stream—a set.

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