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SAFe Implementation Roadmap Part 7: Coach Agile Release Train (ART) execution

SAFe Implementation Roadmap Part 1

In part 6 of this series, you learned how to train your teams to lead up to your first ART launch. But just because SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs) have trained the teams does not mean they are completely agile yet. The agile teams need practice to truly hone their skills, and the SPCs need to be available to harness those skills. For these reasons, the Lean-Agile Center of Excellence (LACE) should make a concentrated effort to coach agile execution. But what does that actually look like?

SAFe Implementation Roadmap Part 3: Identify Value Streams and Agile Release Trains

SAFe Implementation Roadmap

In part 3 of our SAFe Implementation Roadmap series, we’re talking all about identifying Value Streams and ARTs. Value streams are the primary constructs for understanding, organizing, and delivering value in SAFe. ARTs contain all the people and items necessary to enhance the flow of value. Understanding how they both work at this stage of the process is essential to any SAFe implementation.

SAFe Implementation Roadmap Part 2: Train Lean-Agile Change Agents

SAFe Implementation Roadmap Part 1

In this next installment SAFe Implementation Roadmap series, we’re going to be talking about training Lean-Agile personnel. Ultimately, organizations can’t make the move to SAFe without professional assistance. That means finding trained personnel who understand the basic principles of the lean-agile principle is of primary importance. To do this, an organization either has to choose to train personnel from within or hire consultants to help with the transition. The important part is that there are trained people in the organization before the change starts to take place.

SAFe Implementation Roadmap Part 1: Getting started and reaching the tipping point

SAFe Implementation Roadmap Part 1

The journey of SAFe implementation for your business can seem daunting. Knowing where to start and then actually using the tools may seem like a process fraught with complexity. But it doesn’t have to be because we’ve got you covered! Today we’re starting our SAFe Implementation Roadmap series in which we will take a look at each of the 12 steps in the SAFe Implementation Roadmap.

SAFe Implementation for Businesses: 7 Best Practices

SAFe Implementation

To successfully drive your organizational change, you need to have a team. At first, this team might be external consultants, but over the long term, this will be your “Lean-Agile Change Agents.” This is the team that will provide the knowledge and engine to power your change. It is important that, organization-wide, everyone knows who the Lean-Agile Change Agents are to use this team as a resource when implementing SAFe and continue to use them as a resource after implementation.