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Join us at the 2019 Global SAFe Summit!

Join us at the 2019 Global SAFe Summit!

Events

Hello, I’d like to personally invite you to register for the 2019 Global SAFe® Summit. This year, we’re holding the event at the Marriott Marquis in sunny San Diego, CA, from September 29 – October 4. It’s right on the marina, so when your brain gets saturated, you can step outside and let the Pacific ocean recharge your batteries. While we’re still working on the full agenda, you can expect interactive pre-conference training and post-conference.

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SD Times article on getting started with SAFe®

SD Times article on getting started with SAFe®

Community News

Organizations just getting started with SAFe sometimes comment that the Framework can seem intimidating at first. Which is exactly why we created the SAFe Implementation Roadmap.  But even with that guidance,  it can be helpful for organizations to get an outside perspective when they embark on their SAFe journey. In this recent SD Times article, Targetprocess offers its take on getting started with SAFe — namely, eight steps to achieve a faster proof of concept of a SAFe implementation..

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SAFe helps financial technology leader power up DevOps to accelerate value with Continuous Delivery

SAFe helps financial technology leader power up DevOps to accelerate value with Continuous Delivery

Case Studies

“Using SAFe to deploy agility at scale across our product factory has been fundamental to putting in place the mindset necessary for our transition to DevOps across our value chain. We still have further to go on this journey, but the benefits we see have proven that the SAFe framework was the right choice to accelerate our transformation.” —Jonathan Coyle, Head of Agile Factory Operations, Murex We’re not always able to share company names due.

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Get a sneak peek into how SAFe is evolving at the European SAFe® Summit

Get a sneak peek into how SAFe is evolving at the European SAFe® Summit

Community News Events

On behalf of the entire company, I’d like to extend my personal and cordial invitation to see you at the upcoming European SAFe® Summit. This year’s event is happening May 7 – 10 and is the place to connect with SAFe coaches, thought leaders, and change agents about topics relevant to the European community. The agenda will be loaded with the newest and most advanced SAFe technical content. Five technical tracks with over 20 sessions.

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How Scaled Agile gives back—the Pledge 1% radio interview

How Scaled Agile gives back—the Pledge 1% radio interview

Community News

Hi folks, One of the best decisions we made as a company was to join the Pledge 1% campaign. If you haven’t heard, this is a growing global movement that encourages startups to contribute one percent of equity, product, profits or employees time (pick some or all!) into their communities.  Since it was started, the movement has 8,500+ members in over 100 countries and have created over $1 billion in new philanthropy. In a recent.

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New locations for SAFe 4.6 and 4.5 websites

New locations for SAFe 4.6 and 4.5 websites

SAFe Updates

Hello folks, When launching a new version of the Framework, our practice is to provide the new and previous version concurrently. As of today, here are the url locations for each active version of SAFe: The SAFe 4.6 site has relocated here, to scaledagileframework.com The SAFe 4.5 site has relocated to v45.scaledagileframework.com The SAFe 4.0 site will be available at v4.scaledagileframework.com until December 1, 2018 Though we will no longer be updating SAFe 4.5, we.

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Deutsche Bahn delivers on time, and stays on track with digital transformation—with SAFe® on board

Deutsche Bahn delivers on time, and stays on track with digital transformation—with SAFe® on board

Case Studies

“For Deutsche Bahn Digital Sales, SAFe is the framework for the strategic digitalization program … With it, we are delivering faster and more effectively on our objectives, which drives our ability to compete in the digital age.” —Matthias Opitz, Senior Program Manager, DB Vertrieb, Deutsch Bahn In SAFe we rely heavily on the metaphor of the train. Value is released through the Agile Release Train (ART). Features are the passengers riding the train. The train.

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Essential SAFe helps Johnson Controls release 2-4X faster with 100% predictability

Essential SAFe helps Johnson Controls release 2-4X faster with 100% predictability

Case Studies

“SAFe brings so much more engagement, which has really been key for all parties. I wouldn’t want to do it any other way.” —Rajbir Bal, Program Manager, Access Control, JCI Our latest case study comes from Johnson Controls (JCI), a multinational conglomerate that produces automotive parts, electronics, and HVAC equipment. With 170,000 employees in more than 1,300 locations across six continents, they have experienced all the familiar aches and pains that come with having distributed.

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Welcome to SAFe® 4.6 for Lean Enterprises!

Welcome to SAFe® 4.6 for Lean Enterprises!

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..

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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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