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Last year, we released our SAFe® for Government course to help agency decision makers understand how to overcome the most common barriers to Lean-Agile and DevOps adoption in the public sector. The feedback so far from the SPCs who have delivered this training has been extremely positive! We’re also excited to see that just over 25 percent of the scheduled SAFe® for Government courses listed by our partners on the training calendar are outside of.
Organizations just getting started with SAFe sometimes comment that the Framework can seem intimidating at first. Which is exactly why we created the SAFe Implementation Roadmap. But even with that guidance, it can be helpful for organizations to get an outside perspective when they embark on their SAFe journey. In this recent SD Times article, Targetprocess offers its take on getting started with SAFe — namely, eight steps to achieve a faster proof of concept of a SAFe implementation..
Gone are the days when companies had the luxury of long delivery cycles to get everything right. Now, organizations have to predictably and quickly get new functionality in customers’ hands, or risk not being able to adapt to changing markets. This is true for all businesses, including those building the world’s biggest and most complex systems. And they’re turning to Lean systems Engineering practices to take advantage of frequent product release cycles that provide fast.
Hello, When we recently announced SAFe® 4.6, we introduced the Five Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise. These are: Lean-Agile Leadership Team and Technical Agility DevOps and Release on Demand Business Solutions and Lean Systems Engineering Lean Portfolio Management These competencies describe the knowledge, skills, and mindset that enable an organization to operate in a truly Lean fashion and better navigate the complex challenges of digital disruption. You can read about each competency in more.
We’re very excited to announce a new SAFe for Government page on this website! When we released SAFe 4.6, we recognized that state, federal, and international government agencies have unique and specific challenges to Lean-Agile adoption that warranted the special government guidance we included in the 4.6 knowledge base. We have since enhanced that guidance substantially in our SAFe® for Government course. But we wanted to do more. In the course, we cite many great references.
On behalf of the entire company, I’d like to extend my personal and cordial invitation to see you at the upcoming European SAFe® Summit. This year’s event is happening May 7 – 10 and is the place to connect with SAFe coaches, thought leaders, and change agents about topics relevant to the European community. The agenda will be loaded with the newest and most advanced SAFe technical content. Five technical tracks with over 20 sessions.
Global markets and customer needs shift in the blink of an eye. Digital disruptors are invading your market. To survive, your organization must quickly innovate to get high-quality solutions into customers’ hands faster and more predictably. Maybe you’re headed toward those goals by adopting SAFe®, and maybe you have buy-in from leadership to embark on a SAFe journey. But if your architects aren’t on board, the business can’t execute on its vision and objectives. Architects.
Hi folks, One of the best decisions we made as a company was to join the Pledge 1% campaign. If you haven’t heard, this is a growing global movement that encourages startups to contribute one percent of equity, product, profits or employees time (pick some or all!) into their communities. Since it was started, the movement has 8,500+ members in over 100 countries and have created over $1 billion in new philanthropy. In a recent.
Five years ago, if I mentioned Lean-Agile transformation to someone from a government agency, I’d get a contemplative look and sometimes a wry smile. Agile was definitely on leaders’ minds but they were skeptical that it could work in a sector that’s hamstrung by regulations and a challenging contracting environment. Fast forward to now and government adoption of Lean and Agile has accelerated to where most programs—80+ percent in the U.S. according to a 2017.
Hi folks, At the recent Global SAFe Summit in Washington, DC, we were delighted to announce the induction of five new Fellows into the SAFe® Fellow Program: Ken France, Scott Frost, Marc Rix, Joe Vallone, and Dr. Thorsten Janning. The SAFe Fellow achievement is Scaled Agile’s most prestigious distinction, recognizing individuals who have exhibited the highest level of mastery and thought leadership in the practice of SAFe. While support from SPCs and SPCTs is critical.