Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is a popular Agile process for enterprise Agile adoption. It spells out individual roles, teams, activities and artifacts necessary to scale agile from the team to program to the enterprise level. Jared is using SAFe at a large insurance client in the midst of an organizational Agile transformation. We’ll examine the SAFe framework and show you how to get started, as well as what you’ll need to adjust to succeed.
Principal consultant and a member of the core team at Agile Artisans (AgileArtisans.com), Jared Richardson is a process coach who works with software teams to help them build excellent software. He sold his first software program in 1991 and has been immersed in software ever since. He helped create the GROWS methodology and has authored a number of books, including the best selling Ship It! A Practical Guide to Successful Software Projects and Career 2.0: Take Control of Your Life. He is a frequent speaker at software conferences and a thought leader in the agile space. Jared lives with his wife and children in North Carolina where they, quite by accident, became backyard chicken farmers.