Five years ago, if I mentioned Lean-Agile transformation to someone from a government agency, I’d get a contemplative look and sometimes a wry smile. Agile was definitely on leaders’ minds but they were skeptical that it could work in a sector that’s hamstrung by regulations and a challenging contracting environment. Fast forward to now and government adoption of Lean and Agile has accelerated to where most programs—80+ percent in the U.S. according to a 2017.
Hello folks, We are pleased to announce the release of the SAFe® 4.6 white paper. In it, you’ll find an overview of SAFe, the Big Picture graphic, more detail about the Five Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise, and the values, mindset, principles, and practices that guide teams to more effectively build solutions in a far leaner—and more Agile—fashion. You can download the white paper here. We hope that you’ll find this white paper to.
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.
Hi folks, As if last month wasn’t exciting enough with the launch of the SAFe® 4.6, we are very pleased to announce that the entire SAFe curriculum is now updated to the latest version of the Framework. Plus, we’ve added two new courses. SAFe 4.6 courses help organizations master the Five Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise The unifying theme throughout Scaled Agile’s role-based curriculum is the Five Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise, a.
Hello Folks: We are pleased to announce the implementation of a new search engine on the SAFe website that improves the user experience. It’s more intelligent, faster and it actually finds stuff (like Portfolio Sync, a new 4.6 LPM event). Some of the new search features include: Spelling Correction: spelling errors won’t affect your search Bigram Matching: high heels = highheels Stemming: epic = epics Synonyms: car = vehicle Phrase Matching: “fast food” does not.
“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.
Hi folks, At the recent Global SAFe Summit in Washington, DC, we were delighted to announce the induction of five new Fellows into the SAFe® Fellow Program: Ken France, Scott Frost, Marc Rix, Joe Vallone, and Dr. Thorsten Janning. The SAFe Fellow achievement is Scaled Agile’s most prestigious distinction, recognizing individuals who have exhibited the highest level of mastery and thought leadership in the practice of SAFe. While support from SPCs and SPCTs is critical.
“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.
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..
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..