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Video: Dean talks aha moments with Gene Kim, Mik Kersten, and Don Reinertsen

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Video: Dean talks aha moments with Gene Kim, Mik Kersten, and Don Reinertsen

Video: Dean talks aha moments with Gene Kim, Mik Kersten, and Don Reinertsen

Podcasts & Videos

Hi Folks, At the recent Global SAFe Summit, I had a chance to moderate a panel with three of my heroes: Mik Kersten, Gene Kim, and Don Reinertsen. These best-selling authors are exceptionally astute thinkers who have influenced how we approach IT operations, digital disruption, innovation, and product development. I’ve read nearly everything they’ve written and much of SAFe is built upon the principles and practices that these folks have brought to the industry. The.

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Podcast: Dean and Geoffrey Moore on chasms, tornadoes, life, ethics, and mortality

Podcast: Dean and Geoffrey Moore on chasms, tornadoes, life, ethics, and mortality

Podcasts & Videos

Hi Folks,  For about a decade, I’ve been applying Geoffrey Moore’s breakthrough books Inside the Tornado and Crossing the Chasm as reference manuals for the business model design and strategy of Scaled Agile. These books had an enormous impact on my multi-startup career; each with unparalleled insights on technology product strategy. What sticks with me most to this day, is that the things that made you successful at one point in time—wherever you are in.

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The Global Network of SAFe® Fellows Grows

Community News

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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