Hi Folks, Richard Knaster has been working on a new whitepaper: “An Introduction to SAFe 4.0.” It distills SAFe down to its primary elements and ideas, with just enough depth to provide a fairly comprehensive understanding of the Framework. He’ll post that for comments and downloads sometime soon in the Updates category of this blog, so stay tuned. This new, “leaner” overview of the Framework has reminded us of the need to emphasize what’s really.
Hi Folks, There is a continuous flow of SAFe information on the net. It comes fast, and in all forms: news, case studies, opinions, articles, videos, and more. We capture what we can on the SAFe blog, so that you can stay up to date. But there is a lot of information there, so we’ve now made it easier for you to find out what’s most important via the the addition of a new “SAFe updates” feature on the Framework homepage,.
While SAFe 4.0 has been making its way into enterprises, the Scaled Agile team has been busy working on advancing our training and certification content and improving the learning architecture in our SAFe 4.0 courseware. Fully updated to reflect the modular and scalable features of SAFe 4.0, the new courses are designed to help enterprises better organize around value delivery, develop systems that include hardware and software, and improve development, coordination, and delivery of large.
When an organization looks at adopting SAFe for the first time, the reaction can range from, “I can easily see how we’ll be able to map our culture and practices to SAFe,” to, “Our organization is so unique it’s hard to visualize how SAFe will work within our context.” The folks from the French National employment agency, pôle emploi, must have surely fallen into the latter category, as the roles and constructs in SAFe weren’t.
We’re glad to announce a new presentation deck, What’s New in SAFe 4.0., available for download at our Videos and Presentations page. Intended for all audiences—new to SAFe, or long-time practitioner—this 39-slide deck provides a high-level view of the latest features in the Framework, including: The new Foundation layer Program and Team level changes Backwards compatibility with SAFe 3.0 Support for large value streams with 4-Level SAFe Managing large portfolios For those of you who are.
For those of you who have been following (or contributing to) the SAFe for Lean Systems Engineering development, you know that our learnings have now been consolidated into SAFe 4.0. But you also know that there are many more steps in a journey to better understand and apply the Principles of Lean-Agile development to systems that include both hardware and software. Our next step down this path is a new article by Alex and 321 Gang’s Harry Koehnemann (who was instrumental.
Hi Folks, SAFe 4.0 launched just two months ago, it’s been very well received, and the community has been exceptionally busy writing and opining on the new version—providing new perspectives, understanding, and practical steps for successful implementation of the Framework. Here’s the latest roundup. MISO Energy goes SAFe—tells their PI planning story in video “There’s a great awareness of how much is going on other than within just our team. We’re seeing other development teams,.
Hi Folks, I’ve been working off and on for the last 4-5 months refactoring the CapEx/OpEx article. There are a number of reasons for this: As Agile crosses the chasm to the larger enterprise, it is a topic of increasing awareness, and often a major concern. Some transformations are stopped due to a lack of understanding of the applicability of current accounting treatments for CapEx in software, which are currently typically based on waterfall development. More and more information is becoming available on.
Hello everyone, Since its release last September, SAFe in 8 Pictures has been one of our most frequently downloaded presentations. For those who are unfamiliar with it, SAFe in 8 Pictures is a lightweight tool for introducing the Scaled Agile Framework. Have you ever had the need to: Introduce SAFe to visual learners Tailor your presentation based on your audience without changing a word Pivot when conversation goes in an unanticipated direction This unique SAFe.
In recent customer visits and SPC classes, we see and hear about various applications of SAFe, and we address many of the common questions that affect enterprises adoption everywhere. One of those questions (which might seem to be in even greater frequency with the launch of the expandable 4.0), is “but what do we have to do to assure the SAFe benefits. All of it? Some of it? And if some, which parts?” And as we know,.