SAFe and the Product Operating Model

Hosted by: CGI, Inc.

December 8 | 11:00 AM MT

Many companies will survive this coming year but only a small percentage will grow through economic uncertainty. It takes more than SAFe is proven for large programs, and Value stream alignment, but did you know that SAFe is a great framework to transition to a Product Operating Model (POM)?

Over the last 3 years, several old-guard Management Constancies have been promoting Product Operating Models to large organizations –  most of these models are struggling in implementation because they lack a proven structure, role clarity, and first principles.

Join this session to find out how SAFe is a path to Product model implementation.

Frederick Victor
Vice President – Complexity & Business Agility, CGI, Inc.

Frederick Victor

Frederick Victor is a global Digital & IT re-imaging change agent that creates and implements holistic enterprise Business Agility transformations, that leverage Product oriented team scaling methods as the catalyst. As a Generation Zero Agilist, Mr. Victor started developing and deploying advanced teaming structures in the early 1990s at Fortune 500’s and launched 2 start-ups in the mid-1990s leveraging nascent Scrum and XP techniques.

Providing leadership as Director of Application Architect, CIO, and CTO, Mr. Victor has been involved in organizational Agility leadership dissemination and innovation. Since the mid-2000s, large-scale Lean Agile Digital transformations have been Mr. Victor’s primary focus, working with both IT organizations and Business lines ranging from 3,000 to 50,000 people. Industry focus includes Life Sciences, Telecoms/Media, Retail, Healthcare, Financial Services, Utilities, and CPG.