What's New in SAFe 4.6 for Lean Enterprises?

Jan 24, 2019 · Foster City, United States of America


The latest version, SAFe 4.6, introduces the Five Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise that are critical to achieving and sustaining a competitive advantage in an increasingly digital age:

* Lean-Agile Leadership – Advancing and applying Lean-Agile leadership skills

* Team and Technical Agility – Driving technical practices including Built-in Quality, Behavior-Driven development (BDD), Agile testing, Test-Driven Development (TDD), and more

* DevOps and Release on Demand – Building the Continuous Delivery Pipeline, and implementing DevOps and Release and Demand

* Business Solutions and Lean Systems Engineering – Building the largest software applications and cyber-physical solutions

* Lean Portfolio Management – Executing portfolio vision and strategy formulation, chartering portfolios, creating the Vision, Lean budgets and
Guardrails, as well as portfolio prioritization, and roadmapping

Mastery of these five core competencies enables enterprises to successfully respond to volatile market conditions, changing customer needs, and emerging technologies.

We will finish with an introduction to Essential SAFe 4.6 and a self-assessment.

By attending this session, you will have -

* Understanding of SAFe 4.6 and the five core competencies
* Introduction to Essential SAFe 4.6
* Completed Essential SAFe Self-Assessment


5:30 PM - 6:00 PM - Registration and Networking
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM - Presentation
6:45 PM - 7:00 PM - Networking break
7:00 PM - 7:15 PM - 3 Lightning Talk(s)
7:15 PM - 8:00 PM - Presentation continues
8:00 PM - 8:15 PM - Takeaways and Retrospective
8:15 PM - Adjourn

PDU Info:

PMP, PMI-ACP: Category "B", 2 PDUs (Strategic & Business)

CSP: 2 SEUs (We are certified Scrum User Group)


This event includes FREE food and beverages!

Featured Speaker -

Tracy Bridenbaugh, Enterprise Agile Coach

Tracy has 20+ years of proven performance successfully delivering customer driven technology solutions and innovations that are business value focused and aligned to the organization’s strategic objectives.

Creating and coaching high-performing agile teams, both with startups and with some of the largest corporations in the world.

Tracy is in a unique position to comprehend and merge both worlds; and help enterprises transform into high-performing organizations, by creating the most optimal end-to-end delivery pipelines in order to achieve flexibility, adaptability and ultimately agility of the lean start-up. Tracy brings a strong background in both financial and commercial organizations.

Tracy has received numerous awards and recognition for his expertise and depth of knowledge to help organizations transition, adopt and succeed with Agile processes and techniques.

He is actively working with corporate leaders to create the environments that will enable the whole enterprise to adapt rapidly to changes in the internal or external environment without losing momentum, deliver at speed, and thriving in a competitive market. This is more than applying agile practices at scale and goes beyond applying agile practices to non-IT teams. Enterprise Business Agility is a "new way of working" that is end-to-end, being agile across the enterprise.

* Agile & Lean processes including Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), Scrum, KanBan & XP
* Portfolio, Program and Project Management
* Coaching, consulting, teaching, and sharing my experiences with others at workshops and group meetings


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    The objective of this meetup is to bring together industry professionals, Project / Program / Product Management practitioners, Agile enthusiasts and thought leaders to connect, share best practices and learn about latest Agile and Senior Leadership trends and philosophies in an experiential format. The meetup provides a forum to network with fellow professionals, learn about industry trends, share best practices, discover training opportunities and at the same time earn PDUs for PMPs and PMI-ACPs and SEUs

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