TRANSITION PUBLIC SECTOR PROGRAMS FROM TRADITIONAL TO LEAN-AGILE


Transition public sector programs from traditional software and systems development models to Lean-Agile and DevOps mindsets, principles, and practices using the Scaled Agile Framework by becoming a SAFe® for Government leader.

During this two-day course, you will learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation of a program inside a government agency. You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why it’s an essential foundation for transformation. You will also get practical advice on building high performing, multi-vendor Agile teams and programs, managing technology investments in Lean flow, acquiring solutions with Agile contracting, launching the program, and planning and delivering value using SAFe.


 

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GET TO KNOW THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF SCALING AGILE WITHIN A FEW MINUTES!

TWO-DAY TRAINING PROGRAM

Each course day starts around 9:00 and ends at 17:00 hours, including lunch and intermission.

 

  • Transition government programs from traditional software and systems development models

to Lean-Agile and DevOps mindset, principles, and practices using SAFe

  • Adapt technology strategy, budgeting and forecasting, acquisition, compliance, and

governance processes to flow-based practices using emerging government guidelines

  • Organize government programs into one or more Agile Release Trains (ARTs) and execute in

Program Increments (PIs)

  • Explore Large Solution coordination in a government and multi-vendor environment
  • Identify and internalize the mindset and leader behaviors essential to successful Lean-Agile transformation
  • Follow success patterns for SAFe implementations adapted to the government context
  • Build a preliminary outline of next steps to begin and/or accelerate the SAFe implementation in your program or agency.

The class registration includes:

• Attendee workbook

• One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform

• Course certificate of completion

• One Certification exam attempt upon General Availability of the course

Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned

• Renewal fee: $100

This course is designed for government leaders and influencers who can guide the decision to adopt SAFe within their agency or program. Examples include:

• Executives, directors, branch chiefs
• Managers of development, engineering, QA, architecture, operations, support
• Program and project managers
• Program/Project Management Office (PMO)

All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However,
meeting the following prerequisites will make the training more productive.
• A foundational understanding of the Agile Manifesto, SAFe House of Lean,
and SAFe Principles is required using pre-work suggestions
• A foundational understanding of the full lifecycle of government technology
programs is helpful
• Registered attendees will receive a list of readings and videos specific to Agile
in government that will be beneficial to review before the course

  • TypeTraining
  • Maximum number of participants:
  • Level:Awareness, Foundation, Advanced, Master
  • Language:English
  • Lunch included:Yes
  • Exam:Yes
  • Incompany:Yes
  • Payment methods:Invoice, iDEAL, CreditCard