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While the title release train engineer, or RTE, is specific to SAFe®, the role exists under different names, such as Agile delivery lead, and is critical to managing the flow of value in an organization. In this episode, SAFe Fellow Carl Starendal joins us to define exactly what problem the RTE solves, explore patterns and anti-patterns, and discuss the future of the role.


While the title release train engineer, or RTE, is specific to SAFe®, the role exists under different names, such as Agile delivery lead, and is critical to managing the flow of value in an organization. In this episode, SAFe Fellow Carl Starendal joins us to define exactly what problem the RTE solves, explore patterns and anti-patterns, and discuss the future of the role. Carl shares his firsthand experiences as an RTE as well as the critical skills he feels an RTE needs to help organizations solve the problems of the future.

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Guest:

Carl Starendal, Founder, Partner and Senior Advisor/Trainer with We Are Movement

With a background in game development and a decade of hands-on experience at the center of global Lean-Agile transformations across multiple industries, Carl co-founded We Are Movement, an Agile and Lean advisory team based in Stockholm. A highly regarded trainer, advisor, and facilitator, he is a passionate advocate and resource for organizations throughout all stages of the Agile journey. Carl is recognized internationally as a speaker on leadership, Agile, and product development. Find Carl on LinkedIn.

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Melissa Reeve

Vice President of Marketing
Melissa Reeve is the Vice President of Marketing at Scaled Agile, Inc. In this role, Melissa guides the marketing team, helping people better understand Scaled Agile, the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and its mission.