Post-conference Workshops The Summit’s post-conference workshops are a rare opportunity to take a deep dive into some of the most vital SAFe practice issues with the people who created the Framework. There is an additional charge of $695 to attend a workshop. Choose from these subject areas: The 8 Flow Fundamentals: Optimizing Flow for Teams and ARTs Level: BeginnerWho should attend: SMs, RTEs, Change Agents, CoachesPrerequisites: NoneDescription: Achieving flow requires an entirely different way of working than the traditional stop-start, project-based approach. This workshop will introduce 8 Flow Fundamentals, which can be applied at all levels of the SAFe framework. You’ll learn how ARTs and teams can use them to accelerate flow by identifying improvements in their ways of working. Attendees will have several opportunities to discuss their own circumstances with other participants and build an action plan to take back to their Enterprise. Learning objectives: Identify common challenges to Team and ART FlowExplain SAFe’s 8 Flow FundamentalsApply the Flow Fundamentals to the teams and ARTs in your context Extending SAFe Beyond IT Level: IntermediateWho should attend: Leaders and change agentsPrerequisites: Frequent interaction with members of one or more business areas outside ITDescription: True business agility requires that everyone involved in delivering solutions use Lean and Agile practices to continually deliver innovative, high-quality products and services faster than the competition. Most SAFe implementations quickly build agility in IT then scale gradually into additional areas over many years. In this session, we’ll identify common barriers to adopting SAFe beyond IT, explore proven techniques for accelerating SAFe adoption, and develop strategies you can use in your organization. Learning objectives: Identify common barriers to SAFe adoption beyond ITExplore proven techniques for scaling SAFe beyond ITDevelop a strategy for extending SAFe beyond IT in your organization Succeeding with AI in SAFe Level: IntermediateWho should attend: Anyone who has knowledge of implementation and practice patterns for AI and Big Data in large organizationsPrerequisites: Read this article. For more advanced preparation, read: Competing in the Age of AI.Description: Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to fundamentally change every industry, transforming operating and business models. In this workshop, we will go beyond the Advanced Topic article “Succeeding with AI in SAFe” to explore how employing the SAFe can help solve some of the most common barriers to successful AI adoption. We’ll explore current and future AI and Big Data use cases, identify practices that can guide your investments, and discuss how to use real-world patterns to operationalize and scale AI and Big Data. Learning objectives: Explore current and future use cases for AI and Big Data in SAFe organizationsIdentify SAFe practices that can guide investments in AI and Big DataDevelop patterns using SAFe that support operationalizing and scaling AI and Big Data Measure What Matters for Business Agility Level: BeginnerWho should attend: RTEs, SMs, Members of the LACE / PMO, Change Agents, CoachesPrerequisites: Review the metrics articleDescription: Business Agility sets new performance standards for organizations, requiring fast, effective response to emerging opportunities. This changes what we measure, how we measure, and what we do with the data we receive. Measurement becomes a critical enabler of continuous business performance improvement. Our new approach to metrics includes three domains: Outcomes, Flow, and Competency. This session will provide an overview of this comprehensive measurement model and explore how it can be applied across Teams, ARTs, and Portfolios. Attendees will have the opportunity to consider their own context and design a balanced metrics dashboard to support improvement at all levels of the Enterprise. Learning objectives: Define Outcome, Flow, and Competency metrics for measuring teams, ARTs, Solution Trains, and entire SAFe PortfoliosUse the insights generated to support better decision-making and help to identify opportunities for improvementRecognize common success patterns for effective measurement, along with pitfalls to be aware of Facilitation Skills for Collaborative Decision-making in SAFe Events Level: IntermediateWho should attend: SAFe Professionals (SPCs, RTEs, SM, PMs, POs)Prerequisites: Experience with SAFe ART and Team eventsDescription: Collaborative facilitation is a core skill for SAFe Professionals. Strong facilitation skills lead to better outcomes for iSAFe events, which results in stronger buy-in and more trust inside organizations. In this workshop, you’ll explore and practice facilitation approaches, identify preparation activities, and learn techniques for effective conflict resolution. Learning objectives: Explore and practice different facilitation approachesIdentify preparation activities to ensure SAFe ART and Team events achieve their desired outcomesRecognize techniques that can be used to effectively manage conflict Speakers Top minds We’re convening engaging Agile experts who have 360° views of technology, germane customer stories, and what-matters-now keynotes. → Learn more Special Events Creative connection With more time for networking opportunities, coaching stations, Women in Agile events, and a legendary closing party, you can connect with people as passionate about the future of Agile enterprises as you are. → Learn more Health and Safety Protocols for a great time Scaled Agile, Inc. prioritizes the safety and well-being of event attendees, sponsors, staff, and the community around us. → Learn more “Thank you! 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Adaptavist are a global technology and innovative solutions provider, helping organizations boost agility and overcome the challenges of digital transformation, teamwork and process to make it easier for businesses to be better today and tomorrow. Founded in 2005, our team spans over 500 employees globally, with a 13,000+ customer base representing more than half of the Fortune 500. As an official Atlassian Specialized Partner in Cloud, Platinum Atlassian Solutions Partner in EMEA and North America, a Platinum Marketplace Partner, and a trusted Slack partner, we offer expert consultancy including SPC-certified SAFe® Agile implementation, app integration, training, managed services, and licensing solutions. Atlassian unleashes the potential of every team. Our team collaboration and productivity software helps teams organize, discuss, and complete shared work. Teams at more than 194,000 customers, across large and small organizations - including Bank of America, Redfin, NASA, Verizon, and Dropbox - use Atlassian’s project tracking, content creation and sharing, and service management products to work better together and deliver quality results on time. Learn more about our products, including Jira Software, Confluence, Jira Service Management, Trello, Bitbucket, and Jira Align at atlassian.com Be Better Than Yesterday. Gladwell continuously enables people and organizations to reach their goals and be better than yesterday. Through knowledge, experience, and education. Ever since our company’s inception in 2014, Gladwell has been a leading institution advocating and bringing about Agile Transformations. Through our scheduled courses, in-company training at globally operating businesses, and dedicated consulting and coaching assignments, we have done so. The range of courses and services offered at Gladwell and the amplitude of ways to ensure individuals and businesses continue to grow and stay ahead of the competition have established Gladwell’s authority in Agile Transformations. We are best known for our expertise with SAFe, being one of the first to introduce the framework in Europe and India. Rally Software from Broadcom provides your product development teams with the capabilities they need to plan, track, and measure their work across multiple teams, release trains and programs with real-time visibility while staying connected to the company’s most important initiatives in a single, scalable source of truth. Harness the power of Rally Software from Broadcom to put agile at the center of your business to build a fast, responsive, and reliable software delivery engine. Rally Software is a part of Broadcom Software’s ValueOps platform, which delivers on the promise of value stream management (VSM) as the first to combine business and investment-oriented product management with advanced, operationally-focused agile planning and management capabilities. The integration of Broadcom’s proven Clarity and Rally software products enables every role within an enterprise to fund, manage, track and analyze unified value streams with a consistent value orientation and methodology. Originating from Finland, Kendis is a tool that aims to resolve the ever-evolving scaling Agile issues for organizations. By combining years of hands-on expertise, state-of-the-art graphics, and with its simplicity to use, Kendis embeds visualization and transparency in the solution, providing an unrivaled experience for its customers. From facilitation of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) PI Planning to tracking and managing Program Risks, Dependencies, and Objectives, Kendis´s intelligent and dynamic analytics provide a 360 view of the Release and Solution Train for all roles and departments. And with its two-way real-time synchronization with Jira and Azure DevOps, it provides an accurate overview and updates for your SAFe execution. At Digital Tango, a SAFe® SPCT Gold Partner based in both Montréal and Paris since 2012, we are passionate about creating workplaces that better mobilise collective intelligence. Our lean-agile coaches drive real change within your business context to ensure that your enterprise-wide Agile and digital transformation is a success.We pioneered business agility in Canada and France and have been SAFe® Framework Partners since 2015.Proud of our contribution to many strong SAFe transformations, we continue to make Business Agility tangible to organisations by offering end-to-end SAFe lean-agile framework deployments, from the creation of strategic governance and operational development teams through to context-driven change management. Eliassen Group provides strategic consulting and talent solutions to drive our clients' innovation and business results. Our purpose is to positively impact the lives of our employees, clients, consultants, and the communities in which we operate. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in talent solutions, life sciences consulting, Agile consulting, cloud services, risk management, business optimization, and managed services enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, Massachusetts, and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence and deep networks, as well as national reach. UMT360 is the leader in strategic portfolio management. Positioned in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Strategic Portfolio Management, our software helps break down organizational silos so you can continuously connect, align and orchestrate all investments with strategies to more effectively drive business performance. A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and former Microsoft Partner of the year for PPM, we provide both the business and technical expertise clients need to align execution with strategy and drive business agility. Easy Agile products help teams at all stages of their agile journey; from just getting started with sprint planning and persona building all the way through to large scale enterprise planning. Our purpose is to help teams be agile.Every month over 160000 agile team members use our apps to help them deliver value to their users and we’re proud to call some of the largest global companies our customers.Easy Agile was founded by two Atlassian alumni in 2015 and we’re proud of our sustainable growth story. We live and breathe our values in everything that we do and they have become part of our everyday language. Agile Velocity is a full-service transformation partner focused on helping organizations accelerate agility and achieve business outcomes. We created the Path to Agility®, an approach designed to help Agile transformation leaders manage their transformation efforts to minimize risk and maximize results. We’re excited to announce the release of Path to Agility Navigator, software created to provide enterprises with a consistent approach for evaluating teams, visualizing progress, and prioritizing the specific actions needed to drive agility. Stop by our booth for a demo. AgilityHealth® is the world’s leading comprehensive agile measurement and continuous improvement platform developed for organizations that have adopted or scaled Agile and want visibility into their team’s health performance and alignment to outcomes. AgilityHealth is designed by real world Agile practitioners and offers several radars for assessing Team Program Product Portfolio and Individual Health. We have partnered with Scaled Agile® to provide 9 powerful assessments to measure and improve your SAFe® maturity across teams trains and portfolios. Use these assessments to identify patterns and gaps and utilize our platform to build targeted growth plans for teams and leaders. Scale and accelerate Talent Development including Release Train Engineers and Coaches using our holistic and continuous learning program. The AgilityHealth platform also enables companies to build internal change agents across the 7 pillars of Enterprise Business Agility. KnowledgeHut is a leading Digital Transformation company with presence in over 10 countries, client base in over 70 countries helped over 7500+ companies across the globe with their skill building. KnowledgeHut is a truly global company if you are looking for your global transformation needs. Your trusted Digital Transformation partner with the ability to re-skill, re-launch and reboot your organization for accelerated growth. Digital.ai is an industry-leading technology company dedicated to helping Global 5000 enterprises achieve digital transformation goals. Using value stream management as its cornerstone Digital.ai combines innovative technologies in agile planning application protection software delivery and artificial intelligence into a unified Value Stream Platform. Digital.ai makes it possible to connect software development and delivery efforts to strategic business outcomes and create secure digital experiences customers trust. ICON partners with clients in their Business and IT Transformations, producing meaningful outcomes vital to FinTech, Insurance, Energy, Healthcare, Retail, and other industries. Since 1992, our highly experienced coaches have been collaborating with companies to solve their most complex challenges using SAFe®, Business Agility, OKRs, DevSecOps, and the Lean-Agile mindset. ICON combines industry best practices and processes with real world experience to deliver pragmatic customer solutions in a rapidly changing marketplace. Working in agile teams has many advantages. But scaling agile in larger organizations can be challenging and complex. An effective transformation is driven by mindsets and methods - and needs the right tool to get everyone on the same page.Agile Hive simplifies the implementation and execution of SAFe® in your organization. It is seamlessly integrated in your Jira and can also be combined with Confluence. With the feature setup of Agile Hive you will save time and you can get started right away to get your Agile Release Trains rolling and those PIs planned! Providing reports dependency visualization roadmap planning and documentation automation – all in the tools you already use. As an out-of-the-box solution Agile Hive is designed to make SAFe® as intuitive and easy as possible. NTT DATA is your Innovation Partner anywhere around the world. Headquartered in Tokyo, with business operations in more than 50 countries and regions, we emphasize long-term commitment and combine global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services from consulting, system development to business IT outsourcing. Since 1967, NTT DATA has played an instrumental role in establishing and advancing IT infrastructure. Originally part of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation, its heritage contributed to social benefits with a quality-first mindset. A public company since 1995, the company builds on this proven track record of innovation by providing novel IT solutions to bring results in a greater quality of life for people, communities, and societies around the world. Tasktop - the only Value Stream Management company that takes a strategic approach to enterprise toolchain integration - connects the implicit and complex network of best-of-breed tools used for planning, building and delivering software at an enterprise-level. The backbone of the most impactful Agile and DevOps transformations, Tasktop is an easy-to-use, scalable and reliable tool integration infrastructure that helps enterprises to connect, visualize and measure their value streams to accelerate the time to value of their software products and services. With the ability to support hundreds of projects, tens of thousands of users and millions of artifacts, Tasktop makes invisible knowledge-work visible, automating and tracing the end-to-end flow of work from customer request to a software product that continuously delivers end-user value. Tasktop customers are the global leaders in financial services, insurance, government and manufacturing, and many of whom are Fortune 100. Agile Rising provides consulting coaching and training to organizations embracing enterprise-scale Agile DevSecOps and Business Agility as well as Technology Business Management transformations. Our team includes some of the most experienced Agile and SAFe transformation experts in the world who can help make your transformation a success. We combine expertise in software development product management and senior operational leadership to create a tailored approach to implementing agility in your organization. We are committed to your agile transformation. Model Driven Assessment | Lean Agile Transformation | Atlassian Build & Run | DevOps |Since 2011 TecVeris has enabled organizations—from maturing startups to Fortune 500 companies—dramatically increase product development performance. TecVeris’s holistic approach integrates our Model-driven Assessment Lean Agile Transformation DevOps and TecVeris-BriskEdge Atlassian Build & Run services so that you can delight your customers and inspire your teams to innovate and compete. Apptio gives you the power of trusted, actionable insights to connect your technology investment decisions to drive better business outcomes. More than 60 percent of Fortune 100 enterprises trust Apptio to manage spend across the entire IT portfolio and beyond so they can focus on delivering innovation. Apptio intelligently structures vast amounts of technology spend and enterprise operational data to deliver actionable insights that business, finance, and technology leaders can use to work better together. Apptio helps you capture ideas and prioritize work, embrace the cloud, and optimize your technology investments with confidence. Learn more at Apptio.com. As a Scaled Agile Global Transformation Partner CGI has extensive experience in providing training consulting and coaching services to help enterprises and organizations implement the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). This partner distinction illustrates CGI’s proven ability to help the largest most distributed and complex enterprises around the globe deliver faster value with higher quality. Rentouch is a Swiss enterprise software company and Scaled Agile Platform partner that develops products geared towards e-collaboration. It is best known for the piplanning.io which supports SAFe® PI Plannings by providing simple but effective digital boards for both team program and solution level. All boards are real-time synchronized between multiple clients and so for locations. A key functionality is the configurable connection and synchronization with different ALM tools such as Jira Microsoft Azure DevOps or Rally Software. Visit www.piplanning.io to redeem your free 14-day access. Enterprise Agility is where Agile, Product, and Technology converge, enabling the entire organization to learn and iterate as rapidly as the market. Cprime is the only global consulting firm that blends Agile practices, Product Development, and Tooling solutions together to achieve true Enterprise Agility.Tooling Cprime offers tooling migrations and integrations for your entire tech stack, as well as licensing, managed services, and more. Product Development Whether you need training for your product teams, help launching a new product practice, want to move from project to product, are in need of tech talent, or need software built, Cprime has the solution to get you there. Agile Cprime evolves leadership mindset to get from strategy to execution faster. We'll improve your organizations overall expertise with Agile, identify and break bad habits, and present options for scaling frameworks and supported tooling. Visit cprime.com today.