Why do organizations use SAFe? Ultimately for the same reasons that they introduced Scrum at the team level: to increase productivity, improve product quality, shorter, market-oriented release intervals, a higher customer focus, and higher employee satisfaction. Only on a much larger scale.
Scaling Agile beyond the single-team level has taken on a higher priority in more and more organizations. The Scaled Agile …
A framework for Agile scaling The scaling of Agile methods and processes has started to become more of a priority …
There are several models that can help organizations tackle scaling in an effective and structured way. One of the most well-known and proven approaches is the Scaled Agile Framework: SAFe.
SAFe with Atlassian Tools & Agile Hive From the project kick-off until the first PI planning, we zipped through our …
Manage the roles, responsibilities, and activities necessary to achieve alignment and collaboration across the entire organization with Agile Hive and SAFe
The larger the company, the more complex and multifaceted its structure becomes. Thanks to software solutions such as Scrum or Kanban, we can now scale planning and management processes, but they no longer cut it if you want to implement a comprehensive approach for all of your teams. Introducing: Agile Hive, our own SAFe with Atlassian tools, which made us a certified Scaled Agile Platform Partner and was developed together with our partner, KEGON.
In these times shaped by the COVID-19 virus, more and more SAFe® practitioners are asking about how to conduct a PI planning event remotely. There are so many different tools we can use to communicate with each other. However, many companies still aren’t quite sure how to make it work most effectively.
What is SAFe®?
SAFe® is designed to tame the scope of agile processes beyond the actual development teams. You could describe it as a way to make product development agile throughout the entire company. A Scaled Agile Framework provides a structure that is not limited to the team level but also integrates programs, larger solutions, and portfolios right up to practices that are integrated into the fabric of the entire organization.
We’re happy to announce the release of the new version of the Scaled Agile Framework SAFe®, version 5.0, which aims to help companies scale agile principles and methods beyond agile IT and development teams to the entire organization. Onboarding all employees to the Scaled Agile Framework SAFe® requires a comprehensive and detailed plan, and ours has now been extensively updated and supplemented. In this short overview we’ll show you what we’ve changed in SAFe® version 5.0 and how Agile Hive – SAFe® with Atlassian Tools supports you as you map your SAFe® implementation.