Play Podcast Episode 23 Suppliers in SAFe, integrating Suppliers into a SAFe environment, Supplier Dependencies | Back to full list

Learn how suppliers in a SAFe environment differ from Suppliers in a traditional environment, how to integrate a large number of suppliers into a SAFe transformation, what to do about supplier dependencies over which you have no control and more.


SAFe in the News

In this segment, we will take a look at the role of Suppliers in SAFe, this is based off of the Supplier article found on version 5.0 of the Scaled Agile Framework.
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SAFe in the Trenches

Hear Harry Koehnemann describe how automotive suppliers managed a large number of suppliers into their SAFe implementations.

To learn more the Enterprise Solution Delivery competency in SAFe 5.0, scaledagileframework.com/ and click on the Enterprise Solution Delivery icon

Audio CoP

The Audio Community of Practice section of the show is where we answer YOUR most frequently asked and submitted questions. If you have a question for us to answer on air, please send it to podcast@scaledagile.com

The two questions we answer in this episode are:

  • What are some ways that organizations deal with supplier dependencies, over which they have little to no controlWhat are some ways that organizations deal with supplier dependencies, over which they have little to no control
  • How do you avoid Suppliers organizing around individual customers? Seems like branching would become difficult to manage, and yet, customers want what they want…

Meet Your Co-hosts

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.
Harry Koehnemann,
SAFe Fellow