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What’s new at the upcoming SAFe Summit? Almost everything.

What’s new at the upcoming SAFe Summit? Almost everything.

Community News Events

In just a couple of months we’ll be gathering in Washington, DC for the 3rd annual Global SAFe Summit. Feedback from last year’s Summit in San Antonio was overwhelmingly positive, and there were many of you who asked us to broaden our horizons to include an even greater diversity of topics and speakers. We got the message and immediately set to work designing this year’s event with that in mind. Biggest & most diverse program.

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From Zero to 200,000 trained: the road to building the SAFe community

From Zero to 200,000 trained: the road to building the SAFe community

Community News

We recently crossed an important milestone. Over 200,000 people have now received training through our SAFe training and certification program. That’s a lot of folks who can speak, implement, and ‘be’ SAFe. A Lean-Agile community of this size—trained on globally standardized courses—has never existed until now. So, how did we get here, and what did we learn along the way? It started with a couple of books A decade or so back, the movement to.

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Say hello to our newest SAFe Fellows, Dr. Steve Mayner and Ian Spence

Say hello to our newest SAFe Fellows, Dr. Steve Mayner and Ian Spence

Community News

Hi Folks, It is our pleasure to officially welcome Dr. Steve Mayner and Ian Spence to the SAFe Fellow program. Steve and Ian are joining a small but growing group of Fellows, increasing their number from nine to eleven. Now in its third year, the SAFe Fellow program recognizes a select number of individuals with the depth and breadth of experience to work at the highest levels of complexity in enterprise strategy, and who have.

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Lean and DevOps Visionaries Don Reinertsen and Gene Kim Share Insights with SAFe Methodologists

Lean and DevOps Visionaries Don Reinertsen and Gene Kim Share Insights with SAFe Methodologists

Community News

Hello everyone, You may have read Dean’s recent blog post about the expansion of our thought leadership capabilities to keep advancing the Scaled Agile Framework and associated courseware. As SAFe Methodologists, we – Richard and Inbar – feel privileged to not only be working with such a great team of experts but also for our opportunities to engage with many other influential thought leaders. For example, at the October SAFe Summit in San Antonio we.

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Scaled Agile Expands Thought Leadership to Advance SAFe®

Scaled Agile Expands Thought Leadership to Advance SAFe®

Community News

Hello Folks, It’s my great pleasure to announce that we have made a major expansion of our thought leadership capabilities to keep advancing the Scaled Agile Framework and associated courseware. Our growing pool of contributors – now numbering 23 SAFe experts – includes the best and brightest in the Lean-Agile space. They bring specialized knowledge and in-depth field experience that can help enterprises effectively leverage SAFe within their contexts. Each contributes either to the development.

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New LiveLessons video training available for Leading SAFe 4.5

New LiveLessons video training available for Leading SAFe 4.5

Community News SAFe Resources

We’re always looking for ways to use online venues to complement our world-class, instructor-led training. The most recent is my LiveLessons video tutorial on the 4.5 version of Scaled Agile’s most popular course, Leading SAFe. The tutorial is being provided through Pearson’s InformIT and InformIT resellers. In this nine-hour course, I provide an in-depth exploration of version 4.5 of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and how to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale. The 4.5.

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New Lean-Agile Architecture Toolkit for SPCs

New Lean-Agile Architecture Toolkit for SPCs

Community News SAFe Resources

Momentum is critical as you launch your Agile Release Trains (ARTs), and one of the biggest momentum killers is having people on the team who don’t understand their role or their contribution, or who do not have clear expectations of how their lives will change as a result of a SAFe implementation. Every participant in SAFe deserves to understand their role and the benefits they bring to their colleagues, but perhaps software and solution architects have.

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My 2017 SAFe Summit Keynote

My 2017 SAFe Summit Keynote

Community News Events

“Whoosh goes that small batch size through your big system.” Hi folks, As you may have heard, we had an amazing Summit this year, with over a thousand participants gathering in San Antonio to talk ‘all things SAFe’ for five days. Here’s some quantitative highlights: Agenda highlights included truly inspirational keynotes from Mel Robbins, Gene Kim, and Don Reinertsen. Preparing for my keynote was a bit challenging. I had a 50-minute time box. If you.

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InfoQ Interview with Richard Knaster and Dean Leffingwell

InfoQ Interview with Richard Knaster and Dean Leffingwell

Community News SAFe Updates

Hi Folks, Ben Linders from InfoQ recently interviewed us about SAFe Distilled, including our broader views about scaling Agile development in the large enterprise. The interview provides a good perspective on why businesses need SAFe and why we wrote the new SAFe Distilled book.’  Please click here to read the interview and to get a free preview of SAFe Distilled. We trust that you will find this interview to be interesting and useful and that it.

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New White Paper Provides Important Overview of SAFe® 4.5

New White Paper Provides Important Overview of SAFe® 4.5

Community News SAFe Updates

Hello folks, We are pleased to announce the release of the ‘SAFe 4.5 Introduction’ white paper. It can be downloaded here. The white paper provides a high-level overview of the Scaled Agile Framework® and describes its core values, principles, practices, and strategy for implementation. The white paper also introduces the four new configurations of SAFe: Full SAFe, Large Solution SAFe, Portfolio SAFe and Essential SAFe—which is the basic building block for all other SAFe configurations and describes.

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