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In this deep-dive episode of the SAFe Business Agility podcast, Melissa Reeve, SPC and Dean Leffingwell, co-founder of Scaled Agile and Chief Methodologist for the Scaled Agile Framework, explore concepts from the book Team Topologies: Organizing Business and Technology Teams for Fast Flow, written by Matthew Skelton and Manuel Pais. Learn about the correlation between the structure of business and technology teams in delivering value faster to improve business outcomes, as well as how to get started, and some patterns to avoid.


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.
Dean Leffingwell Co-founder, Chief Methodologist Recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on Lean-Agile best practices, Dean Leffingwell is an author, entrepreneur, and software development methodologist. His two best-selling books, Agile Software Requirements: Lean Requirements Practices for Teams, Programs, and the Enterprise, and Scaling Software Agility: Best Practices for Large Enterprises, form much of the basis of modern thinking on Lean-Agile practices and principles. Founder of several successful startups, including Requisite, Inc., makers of RequisitePro (acquired by Rational), Mr. Leffingwell also served as Chief Methodologist to Rally Software, and prior to that, as a Sr. Vice President at Rational Software (now part of IBM). He currently serves as Chief Methodologist to Scaled Agile, Inc., which he co-founded in 2011.