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Less than 4 weeks away, the Global SAFe Summit is on track to sell out ... again!

With limited seats and overwhelming interest, the 2018 Global SAFe Summit in Washington, DC is expected to sell out—so be sure to register before it's too late.

Attend the Summit and look forward to: Our goal is to make sure that you leave inspired, fired up, and fully equipped to energize and lead your SAFe transformation.   

Available for Pre-order: SAFe® 4.5 Distilled helps you navigate your way to a successful implementation

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With this book, you will:

  • Understand the business case for SAFe: its benefits, the problems it solves, and how to apply it
  • Get an overview of SAFe across all parts of the business: team, program, value stream, and portfolio
  • Learn why SAFe works: the power of SAFe’s Lean-Agile Mindset, values, and principles
  • Discover how systems thinking, Agile development, and Lean product development form the underlying basis for SAFe
  • Learn how to become a Lean-Agile Leader and effectively drive an enterprise-wide transformation
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Dean Leffingwell joins 30+ CIOs and tech leaders for a 'nuclear-powered' TBM Council summit

Dozens of CIOs—and our own Dean Leffingwell—recently gathered for the TBM Council’s annual executive summit to weigh in on ways to re-imagine their IT environments.

Attendees were treated to a private tour of two nuclear aircraft carriers, one built in a traditional 'on paper' environment and one built in a new digital realm. Hosted by Newport News Shipbuilding's CIO, Bharat Amin, the tour highlighted how cloud, Agile, and Technology Business Management (TBM) standards are fueling innovation in a 132-year-old organization that is fundamentally changing the way aircraft carriers are built.

Recorded webinar: An RTE Survival Guide—The Keys to Keeping Your Train on the Tracks

Join Tamara Nation, Scaled Agile’s own RTE, and Tina Behers, Sr. Director Solution Architecture at AgileCraft for an one-hour recorded webinar: An RTE Survival Guide. In this webinar, you will get:

  • An overview of the RTE role in Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Key steps for successful execution following the PI planning session
  • The primary challenges an RTE will face and how to overcome them
  • How tools can play a role in connecting the teams to your Enterprise’s strategy and planning

Assess Your DevOps Health with the SAFe® DevOps Radar

Inbar Oren, SAFe Fellow
Sally Elatta, CEO Agile Transformation
September 26, 11:00 AM EST

SAFe Distilled—How Metronome can help your organization’s journey to SAFe and Beyond

Richard Knaster, SAFe Fellow
Raj Sankavaram, CEO Radus Software
October 18, 12:00 PM EST

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