Play Podcast Episode 8 Episode 19 (Bonus) – Global SAFe Summit – Part 5: Joe Vallone and Malte Kumlehn discuss winning with SAFe SAP Business Agility – Finance, HR & Analytics Automation | Back to full list

Learn how to integrate SAFe into a large ERP system to achieve business agility and the value of automation in these implementations.

Focus on the automation journey in testing and robotic process automation (RPA) has demonstrated sustainable business value —ultimately enabling a SAP Business Agility. Joe and Malte discuss how to get started to build the capability to win with SAFe SAP Business Agility.


Meet Your Co-hosts

Joe Vallone SPCT, SAFe Fellow Joe Vallone is an experienced Agile Coach and Trainer and has been involved in the Lean and Agile communities since 2002. Mr. Vallone has helped coach several large-scale Agile transitions at Zynga, Apple, Microsoft, VCE, Nokia, AT&T, and American Airlines. Prior to founding Agile Business Connect, Joe Vallone served as an Agile Coach at Ciber, CTO/CIO of We The People, and the VP of Engineering for Telogical Systems.
Malte Kumlehn
SAP Lean-Agile Coach
Accenture | SolutionsIQ
Malte is a SAP Business Agility pioneer who helps clients to harness the power of disruption with SAFe SAP. SAFe SAP helps to lead with speed, confidence, and innovation.He has a track record of 8+ years complex, distributed SAP program delivery experience, he is an early adopter of SAP DevOps and Agile at scale, globally recognized to demonstrate knowledge, competency, and in-depth field experience by Scaled Agile, Inc. through the SAFe® SPCT program.He is a Team, Program and C-Level Coach, a SAFe® Summit speaker, contributes to the fast growing Agile /4 SAP body of knowledge such as Gartner thought leadership, is a big room facilitator with 200+ people, SAFe® SPC teacher, the creator of the one year SAP Lean-Agile Executive Academy Program, Chief Architect of the IC Agile accredited Agile /4 SAP Fundamentals course and the Head of SAP Delivery Excellence.While working for the German Development Service (DED) in South Africa, he helped in Local Economic Development (LED). This helps individuals and organizations to obtain, strengthen and maintain the capabilities to set and achieve their own objectives over time. This experience helps him in his day to day coaching nowadays.He holds various certificates and degrees such as Project Management Professional (PMP), SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), IC Agile Authorized Instructor, Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC) and Agile Team Facilitation Professional (ICP-ATF), Kanban Management Professional (KMP 1+2), Certified Agile Requirements Specialist (CARS), AgilityHealth Facilitator (AHF), Professional Scrum Master (PSM1) and a M.Sc. in Business Administration and two B.B.A. degrees in International Business and Management.