Transitioning to Lean-Agile practices for building technology-based capabilities is especially challenging in the government context. But issues of legacy governance, contracting, and organizational barriers can be overcome with the right information and strategies. During this two- day course, attendees will learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation of a program inside a government agency.
Attendees will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why it’s an essential foundation for transformation. They’ll also get practical advice on building high performing, multi- vendor Agile teams and programs, managing technology investments in Lean flow, acquiring solutions with Agile contracting, launching the program, and planning and delivering value using SAFe. Attendees will also learn how specific leadership behaviors can drive successful organizational change, even in government.
To perform the role of a SAFe® for Government leader, attendees should be able to:
This course is designed for government leaders and influencers who can guide the decision to adopt SAFe within their agency or program. Examples include:
All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, meeting the following prerequisites will make the training more productive.
The class registration includes:
Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned