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Video: Brazil’s largest TV network accelerates digital transformation; links portfolio strategy to execution

Video: Brazil’s largest TV network accelerates digital transformation; links portfolio strategy to execution

Case Studies Customer Stories

Hi Folks, We love it when our customers create their own video to express enthusiasm for how SAFe has transformed their business. Such is the case with TV Globo, Brazil’s largest TV network that serves 100 million viewers worldwide. They have 12,000 employees behind their full lineup of content—news, sports, entertainment, soap operas, reality shows—and each one is in the process of getting trained in SAFe. As they work to overcome a complex software legacy,.

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New Advanced Topics article – Hardware Teams in SAFe

New Advanced Topics article – Hardware Teams in SAFe

SAFe Updates

Hi folks. As you all know, Agile principles and practices originated in software decades ago. And as software teams began to see success with these practices, others within their organization, including hardware teams, took notice and started applying them in their specific context. Cindy VanEpps (SAFe SPCT) and the rest of the team at 321 Gang have spent many years with organizations in aerospace, defense, automotive, medical devices, and others helping them apply Lean-Agile practices.

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Why we do what we do: another reminder

Why we do what we do: another reminder

SAFe Updates

Folks, Occasionally, and sometimes out-of-the blue, comes a reminder as to why we do what we do. I came across this video while reviewing a new e-learning asset. It’s worth sharing with everyone. Check out the ‘people on Agile Release Train’ simulation. Thanks to the folks at Ørsted for putting together such a compelling and concise video! Stay SAFe! —Dean

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Enabling technical agility: New Agile Software Engineering landing page

Enabling technical agility: New Agile Software Engineering landing page

SAFe Updates

Hello, As you know, Built-in Quality is one of SAFe’s four core values. Without it, ‘scaling Agile’ by any means is a house of cards with no true agile foundation that will fall the first time users put weight on our big, new, important system. That’s why SAFe provides significant guidance around the current and evolving technical software engineering practices. One element of that is Ken Pugh’s Video Blog series on Agile Software Engineering.  In.

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KPIs and OKRs in SAFe – A new and more complete story

KPIs and OKRs in SAFe – A new and more complete story

SAFe Updates

Hello Folks, While it was a bit behind the scenes in SAFe 5.0, (you had to click to see it!) we added the Objective and Key Result (OKR) technique to Strategic Themes as a way to add some more specificity to the connection between enterprise strategy and portfolio vision. I’m a fan of OKRs because “the more alignment you have the more autonomy you can grant” (Stephen Bungay). But up to now, our treatment of.

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On the Coronavirus and Travel Restrictions: Strategies for PI Planning with Distributed Teams and Individuals

On the Coronavirus and Travel Restrictions: Strategies for PI Planning with Distributed Teams and Individuals

SAFe Updates

Hi Folks, As we are all aware, the recent outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting many people around the world. In order to contain the spread of the virus, many governments and some enterprises have started putting policies in place to restrict travel in order to limit exposure. These restrictions can be challenging for Agile teams and ARTs who, as stated in the Agile principles, greatly value face-to-face communication. In SAFe we embrace and.

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Just tuning into business agility? Dean and Mik define the new paradigm in two video keynotes.

Just tuning into business agility? Dean and Mik define the new paradigm in two video keynotes.

SAFe Updates

Those of you who have been with us for awhile know that the launch of SAFe 5.0 represented a significant evolution in thinking when it expanded its focus to enabling full business agility. The imperative was clear. It was time to go beyond IT to align the entire enterprise on strategy and execution; to empower companies to undertake company-wide initiatives that are critical for the company’s future. Of course, we need our business partners to .

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SAFe® White Paper Eliminating the Blind Spot: A Proven Approach to Enterprise Technology Strategy Formulation

SAFe® White Paper Eliminating the Blind Spot: A Proven Approach to Enterprise Technology Strategy Formulation

SAFe Updates

In this, the age of digital, it’s abundantly clear that business survival is highly dependent on the IT organization’s ability to evolve technological infrastructure to keep pace with the rapidly changing demands on the business. After all, seemingly all new business capabilities are dependent on new initiatives that are realized by digital systems and services. Simply, there can be no true business agility without an adaptive enterprise architecture. This is why we are so excited to.

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Easterseals Northern California:  How SAFe—and Mindset—Drive the Mission

Easterseals Northern California: How SAFe—and Mindset—Drive the Mission

Case Studies

“We began seeing value within weeks or months of launching the first release train. Leaders and business owners could very quickly see we were working on the things that were important to them.” —Jeff Hallett, VP, Product Management Hi folks, When non-profit organizations practice SAFe, we love hearing their stories. They may not have all of the same challenges as their commercial counterparts, but there are many similarities and the mission is still as critical,.

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Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: the rest of the Agile software engineering story

Enabling technical agility in the Lean enterprise vlog series: the rest of the Agile software engineering story

SAFe Updates

Welcome back! In this final video in our series designed to jump-start your understanding of the core principles and practices of Agile software engineering (ASE), one of our Lean-Agile thought leaders, Ken Pugh, wraps up with some additional key concepts: Systems thinking—the big-picture view Kinds of testing  Continuous testing pipeline Separation of concerns Common design patterns  Methods for refactoring code Click on a topic below to check out any of the earlier videos in the.

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