If you’ve spent much time working in enterprise environments, you might have heard about the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). And if that’s the case, there’s also a good chance that you’ve heard many opinions about what SAFe is and what it’s not. Maybe you’ve found yourself in a ‘SAFe-adjacent’ space, are curious about how SAFe … Keep reading
Author: Adam Mattis
Adam Mattis is a SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT) at Scaled Agile with many years of experience overseeing SAFe implementations across a wide range of industries. He's also an experienced transformation architect, engaging speaker, energetic trainer, and a regular contributor to the broader Lean-Agile and educational communities. Learn more about Adam at adammattis.com.
This is the second post in my short series on landing change well. Read the first post here. Managing change is as much of an art as it is a science. As we have learned through decades of project management and big-bang releases, even the best-planned and best-executed changes at large scale can land poorly. … Keep reading
Change is hard. For more than a decade, I’ve used that simple reminder to start every discovery and transformation engagement. Even with that warning in mind, those responsible for leading change will often underestimate just how hard it can be to land meaningful change well. Change is a very personal thing. In general, people will … Keep reading
Now that SAFe® 5.0 is live, I wanted to take a minute to reset the baseline on what exactly a framework is, what it isn’t, and what’s required to win with SAFe. One of the most inspiring things I’ve experienced in working with SAFe is seeing the excitement and energy that it brings out in … Keep reading