Best known for being a global leader in navigation and mapping products, TomTom is also the mapping provider for Apple Maps, and the maps and traffic data provider for Uber drivers in over 300 cities worldwide. An interesting thing about TomTom’s SAFe adoption is that it started in 2012, which gives us a view into a fast-growing company that has worked within the Framework over a five-year period. There were some early wins (see quote.
In an earlier post, we described an abridged version of the SAFe Lean Agile Principles that we have been working on. They have now been reviewed and updated a bit, so I just posted them as a summary under the main Principles page. That way they won’t just be floating around in blog land, and instead, take their place as first class citizens of SAFe, where they really belong. By the way, that “Introduction to the Scaled Agile Framework V4.0”.
As you know, not everything that’s valuable in SAFe can make it to an icon on the Big Picture. One such example is the new Guidance article on Agile Contracts, which we developed as part of 4.0. In the hubbub around the 4.0 release, we didn’t take the time to bring any attention to this new content, so we are doing so now. Working with customers on a more collaborative basis is a key element of.
Hi Folks, We started this new “Highlights” series last month to capture the SAFe news and activities that haven’t been covered in other posts, but would still provide real value to the community. Here’s the latest roundup—a mix of new perspectives, understanding, and practical steps for successful implementation of the Framework. Recorded Webinar: Building Complex Systems with SAFe 4.0 Presented by Alex Yakyma, SAFe Fellow and Principal Consultant, Scaled Agile & Harry Koehnemann, SPCT, Director.
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.