Episode 5: 2019 European SAFe Summit Recap, Part 2 – Welcome to the Age of Software! | Back to full list Hear about Dean Leffingwell’s keynote presentation at the 2019 European SAFe Summit – Digital Disruption is Dead: Welcome to the Age of Software!


SAFe Creator and Chief Methodologist, Dean Leffingwell, reflects on his keynote and a live survey conducted at the 2019 European SAFe Summit. Highlights include:
  • Welcome to the Age of Software! Dean reflects on his keynote at the 2019 European SAFe Summit, which discusses how digital disruption is dead and we are now in the Age of Software – and what that means for businesses looking to transform. To access Dean’s keynote, visit scaledagile.com/keynote  
  • In a SAFe Summit first, we conducted a live, primary research assessment where we invited attendees to take a survey to determine how close their organizations are to achieving true business – not technical – agility. Dean discusses why he created the survey and what the results show us.
To read more about the survey, visit scaledagile.com/survey

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.