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Introduction to SAFe

Once again the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) has been recognized as the leading agile scaling method in the world (12th State of Agile Survey) . -Why is this? -What is the secret sauce of SAFe®? As companies scale don’t they simply stop innovating and being agile because they are simply too big? -This introduction to SAFe® explains the “Why, What and the How” of SAFe® wiz bits and some words of advice about what not to do if you are thinking of embarking on a SAFe® journey.


Learning Objectives and Key Takeaways:

  • Overview of the SAFe lean-agile mindset
  • The ‘why’ SAFe is so successful
  • The configurations of SAFe Essential, Portfolio, Solution and Full
  • The “what” is SAFe
  • The key ceremonies of SAFe (Program Increments, PI Planning, IP sprints)
  • The “how” of SAFe
  • The ‘other bits’
  • Agile development, Lean Startup, Lean UX and DevOps work together to foster faster time-to-market
  • Some secrets of “SAFe failure” or more simply “don’t do this!

Location: National Harbor 4 - 5 Date: October 3, 2018 Time: 10:55 am - 11:35 am Gillian Clark Gareth Evans