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Post-conference Workshops

Maximize your time at the European SAFe® Summit with a post-conference workshop

Post-conference workshops
12 June  | 8:30 – 14:30

Attend the Summit and stay an extra day to enhance your knowledge of SAFe. Our post-conference workshops provide you with a rare opportunity to take a deep dive into some of the most topical issues relating to the practice of SAFe with the people who created the Framework. Choose from these subject areas:

    • Building Really Big Systems with SAFe
    • Introduction to Lean Portfolio Management
    • Experience DevOps
    • Lean-Agile Leadership
    • Introduction to Agile Product and Solution Management
    • Accelerate Your Business Agility

Enterprise Solution Delivery: Building Really Big Systems with SAFe

As organizations build and deploy ever-larger applications—in increasingly complex, connected, and unpredictable environments—systems and software engineers, architects, designers, developers, testers, and others face even more significant challenges. These solutions often require multi-year roadmaps, coordinate multiple ARTs and suppliers, meet regulatory compliance, and address hardware and other long lead-time items. SAFe’s Enterprise Solution Delivery competency defines nine practices that provide guidance applying SAFe and Lean-Agile principles when building these systems. This workshop presents the latest thinking on those evolving practices for scaling SAFe to some of the worlds largest systems.


Prerequisites: Prior knowledge of SAFe and experiences with large solution challenges

 Intended Audience: Anyone contributing to the development of large IT and cyber-physical systems


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Introduction to Lean Portfolio Management

How do we build the right things at enterprise scale? Perhaps the largest decision every enterprise faces is how to define and sequence the larger initiatives to produce the maximum economic benefit. In this LPM workshop, attendees will bring their real-life initiatives and explore how to create Strategic Themes and Epics, how to draft an Epic Hypothesis statement, how to identify and define a Minimal Viable Product, and how to use this information to prioritize and select portfolio investments that will deliver the greatest economic benefit.


Prerequisites: Must have a basic understanding of SAFe and have taken at least one SAFe course

Intended Audiences: Executives and Senior Leaders, Product Managers, Business Owners, Program Office Personnel, SPCs and Enterprise Agile Coaches


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Experience DevOps

What does DevOps look like? What skills does it require? What is the payoff? In this fun, interactive workshop, you will experience all stages of the Continuous Delivery Pipeline as you play the new SAFe DevOps Game and compete with others to optimize a simulated value stream. This workshop is for product managers, architects, developers, testers, engineers, leaders, RTEs, and anyone else curious about how people across technical and non-technical roles need to work together to enable continuous delivery.


Prerequisites: Familiarity with the concept of value streams and basic understanding of the SAFe Continuous Delivery Pipeline

 Intended Audience: Product managers, architects, developers, testers, engineers, leaders, RTEs, and anyone else curious about how people across technical and non-technical roles need to work together to enable continuous delivery


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Lean-Agile Leadership

Leadership is the foundation of the seven core competencies of the lean enterprise. SAFe implementations depend on lean-thinking manager-teachers who drive Lean and Agile mindsets and SAFe principles. They have the knowledge of SAFe and the best practices of organizational change needed to lead the transformation to a new way of working for the enterprise. Lean-Agile leaders also recognize the science that connects specific leader competencies to employee engagement and ownership of change. This track explores topics designed to equip leaders at all levels to model the mindsets, behaviors, and practices that are critical to the successful implementation of SAFe.

The Lean Enterprise is a thriving digital age business that delivers competitive systems and solutions to its customers in the shortest sustainable lead time. In this workshop, you will learn how to assess how well an organization is progressing on the five core competencies that enable an organization to become a Lean Enterprise. Lean how to analyze your current situation and make improvements that result in better business and technical outcomes.


Prerequisites: Basic understanding of SAFe and the challenges of organizational change driven by the adoption of Lean-Agile and DevOps

 Intended Audience: Anyone in a position to lead or influence change connected to SAFe implementation, at any level (from team to portfolio)


 

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Introduction to Agile Product and Solution Management

In order to achieve business agility, enterprises must rapidly increase their ability to deliver innovative products and services. In this Agile Product and Solution Management workshop, we’ll explore how how Customer Centricity and Design Thinking, Developing on Cadence and Releasing on Demand, DevOps, and the Continuous Delivery Pipeline work together to ensure that the enterprise is creating the right solutions for the right customers at the right time.


Prerequisites: While there are no formal prerequisites for attending this workshop, a basic knowledge of Essential SAFe is helpful

Intended Audience: While there are no formal prerequisites for attending this workshop, a basic knowledge of Essential SAFe is helpful


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Accelerate your Business Agility

The Lean Enterprise is a thriving digital age business that delivers competitive systems and solutions to its customers in the shortest sustainable lead time. In this workshop, you will learn to assess how an organization is progressing on its road to business agility. Learn how to analyze your current situation and make improvements that result in better business and technical outcomes.


Prerequisites: Certified SPCs only

Intended Audience: Certified SPCs who are interested in taking organizations to the next level of success and business agility


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