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Overview

SAFe Creator and Chief Methodologist, Dean Leffingwell, reflects on the 2019 European SAFe Summit, sharing the customer stories and questions that stand out in his mind. Highlights include:
  • How companies like Bosch and organizations like World Vision International are changing the world using SAFe. To learn more about these and other customer stories, visit scaledagile.com/casestudies  
  • Dean opines on how to engage leadership in SAFe transformations

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.