Join us on Thursday, March 28th for a Dinner Meeting in Thousand Oaks
Topic: What is SAFe?
Speakers: Allen Ward, SPC4.6
Agile and Scrum works best with small teams that work to deliver software which is prioritized by the team backlog. It is then built in iterative models with sprints by having the highest priority items implemented first. But when it comes to managing large organizations, Scaled Agile Framework is adopted.
Certain behaviors and practices of the waterfall model can be transformed to become Lean and Agile.
They are as follows:
In the recent past, Scaled Agile Framework has been adopted by organizations of domain ranging from finance, logistics, insurance and government. Abbreviated as SAFe, the Scaled Agile Framework provides a framework to apply Lean and Agile practices at an enterprise level. But why use SAFe? Why are enterprises applying SAFe? This article describes the 15 reasons why SAFe is essential for Agile Teams and why it should be incorporated to help achieve your business goals.
Biography: Allen Ward
Allen Ward is a SAFe Certified Agile Transformation Coach. He was trained as a Scrum Master by the inventor, Jeff Sutherland. He was trained on Agile Coaching practices by Lyssa Adkins, author of the book Coaching Agile Teams and he was trained on SAFe by the inventor Dean Leffingwell. Through his company, Alladys Consulting LLC he is currently on an engagement with Farmers Insurance in Woodland Hills, supporting the Enterprise Digital Marketing Organization. In this capacity he teaches SAFe Certified Courses including Leading SAFe, SAFe for Teams, Scrum Master, Advanced Scrum Master, Product Owner/Product Manager, and DevOps Practioner, and Release Train Engineer. In addition to teaching Allen coaches teams and programs and holds enterprise level workshops such as Value Stream Mapping, Lean Business Case, Lean Portfolio, Agile Budgeting, etc. Allen also teaches non SAFe Agile short courses such as the Agile Mindset, Story Writing, and Intro to Scrum. He teaches all of these courses publicly as well as privately. Allen lives in Newport Beach and enjoys boating in the harbor.
Date: Thursday, March 28th, 2019
Meeting Time: 5:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (dinner at 6pm)
Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel
30100 Agoura Rd, Agoura Hills, CA 91301
5:45 pm - 6:00 pm New Member Orientation
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm Dinner
6:45 pm - 7:00 pm Announcements
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm Speaker Presentation
7:45 pm - 8:00 pm Break
8:00 pm - 8:45 pm Speaker Presentation
8:45 pm - 9:00 pm Raffle/Meeting adjourned
This meeting provides attendees with 2 PDUs.
|Event End Date||03-28-2019|
|Registration Start Date||08-05-2018|
|Cut off date||03-27-2019|
|Individual Price||Price Varies - Log in for Member Price|
|Location||Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel|