Category Archives for : SAFe Updates

Introducing SAFe® 4.6 for Lean Enterprises—now live!

Introducing SAFe® 4.6 for Lean Enterprises—now live!

SAFe Updates

Hi Folks: On behalf of the entire Scaled Agile team and the SAFe Contributors, we are delighted to announce SAFe® 4.6 for Lean Enterprises. Why is this update important? It comes down to a single question. How can we better help you build a truly Lean enterprise? We looked at how the Framework has answered that question to date, combined that with what we’ve observed in organizations succeeding with SAFe, and a distinct picture emerged. What has come into focus.

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Agile and TBM: transforming the business of IT for the better

Agile and TBM: transforming the business of IT for the better

SAFe Updates

Hello Folks, The title above comes from a new article based on an interview which has just been posted at Emerge, a website from Apptio that features real-world experiences from IT leaders. You may have read an earlier post here, SAFe and Technology Business Management (TBM), where I noted that we were just beginning a journey of knowledge sharing and potential integration between SAFe and TBM. We’ve seen substantial interest from some of our customers on this topic..

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An update to Continuous Deployment

An update to Continuous Deployment

SAFe Updates

Hello Everyone, As we developed the SAFe DevOps class with SAFe contributor Marc Rix, we had a lot of conversations about the skills Agile teams and Agile Release Trains need in order to improve the flow of value through the Continuous Delivery Pipeline. As a result, we enhanced the guidance in all four dimensions of the pipeline (Continuous Exploration, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and Release on Demand), but none more so than Continuous Deployment. As the course is now released, we.

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SAFe 4.0 Retirement Coming Soon!

SAFe 4.0 Retirement Coming Soon!

SAFe Updates

Hello Folks, Just want to give you a quick update that SAFe 4.0 will be retired on September 30, 2018. As we committed, we’ve supported this version for over a year following the introduction of SAFe 4.5 in June 2017. Here are the important end-of-life dates to keep in mind: 8/31/18 – The last day to purchase SAFe 4.0 courseware. This is also the last day for SAs and SPCs to upgrade from SAFe 3.0 to.

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Assess your DevOps health with the SAFe DevOps radar

Assess your DevOps health with the SAFe DevOps radar

SAFe Updates

Hello Everyone, I’d like to talk to you today about how we can help you assess the health of your DevOps’s implementation. DevOps and the ability to Release on Demand is critical in today’s environment. But embracing DevOps and building a Continuous Delivery Pipeline is a significant journey for most enterprises. How do we know how well we are doing, where we are on this journey, and what the next step toward improvement should be? In.

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Download the SAFe Glossary in nine languages

Download the SAFe Glossary in nine languages

SAFe Updates

Hello folks! Our community is continually growing as evidenced by over 2,000,000 annual visitors who come to the SAFe Framework website. Increasingly these visitors come from our ever-growing group of countries where English is not the first language. Unquestionably, our Global Partner Network addresses the local concerns very effectively. But since we at Scaled Agile strive to have the view of a common ‘language of SAFe,’ we understand clear interpretations can be challenging for companies geographically.

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Lean-Agile Leading and Managing – Revisited

Lean-Agile Leading and Managing – Revisited

SAFe Updates

Hi Folks, We’ve been engaged in continuous dialog and feedback sessions regarding the role of Lean-Agile Leadership. Most of you know that we have a short, overpacked Leadership Module in Leading SAFe. It’s always well received, and people generally want more time on it, rather than the 90 minutes we give it there. But two days is still two days, so we are going to stick with that timebox in Leading SAFe. So, the larger.

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Large Solution level key to managing diverse entities for Finland’s largest telecom provider

Large Solution level key to managing diverse entities for Finland’s largest telecom provider

SAFe Updates

“SAFe seemed like a 1-to-1 match for us. Someone had already come up with a model to address our needs, which brought better requirements management, prioritization, governance, and a common language for the entire organization.” —Risto Reinikainen, Head of Lean Agile Center of Excellence, Telia Finland Our latest case study comes from Telia, the largest mobile operator in Finland and one of the country’s biggest providers of landline telephone and internet services. There’s a cool.

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Field Notes from SAFe Thought Leaders

Field Notes from SAFe Thought Leaders

Lessons from the Trenches SAFe Updates

Hello Folks, We’ve just returned from our first Regional SAFe Summit in Frankfurt, Germany. I hope to provide an update on that fairly soon. It’s a busy time but we’re good at multitasking and I wanted to share a couple of new thought leadership items that We’ve found in the SAFe community. SAFe SPCT Yuval Yeret from Scaled Agile Gold SPCT Partner AgileSparks has written a blog post, ‘Scaling Agile Marketing with SAFe – Overview.‘.

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The state of Agile development in India: A Perspective

The state of Agile development in India: A Perspective

Partners SAFe Updates

Hi Folks, I recently returned from a whirlwind, five-day, three-city visit in India (thanks Michael and Pranjal!) with Gold Partners Infosys and Persistent Systems, Gold SPCT Partner Flow Sphere, and Platform PLUS Partner Agile Cockpit. This was a wonderful experience and it was exciting to learn more about how SAFe is being implemented by leading Indian IT companies. The Framework is clearly playing an important role— not just helping them get better at what they’ve always.

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