As a consultant specializing in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), I’m often asked for the secret to success with SAFe. Especially for new clients just getting familiar with the framework, SAFe seems like a vast set of rules and processes that you need to follow carefully to be successful.
But the truth is much more simple: the secret of success with SAFe is flexibility. The Scaled Agile Framework is meant to be a guide — not a manual.
Webinar: Sustainable Success with SAFe
In this deep-dive presentation, I have condensed advice from my last 15 years advising clients on how to implement SAFe. This step-by-step guide starts with one simple axiom: stay flexible.
If you want to go deeper, check out some of our SAFe certification courses, including Implementing SAFe, Leading SAFe, and Release Train Engineer. We also teach these for private groups so you can bring your whole team along at the same pace.
As leader of Applied Frameworks’ SAFe Practice, Phil is responsible for large-scale transformations and guiding change agents as they learn to apply the Scaled Agile Framework. Phil is a Certified SAFe Program Consultant Trainer® (SPCT), one of less than 100 people who hold this certification globally. Read Full Bio