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SAFe for Government (SGP)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 9:00AM to
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 5:00PM EST
Venue Address: 
ACT-IAC Headquarters
3040 Williams Drive Suite 500
Fairfax , VA 22031
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 9:00AM to
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 5:00PM EST
2020-02-19 09:00:00 2020-02-20 17:00:00 America/New_York SAFe for Government (SGP) See more details at: https://www.actiac.org/events/safe-government-sgp ACT-IAC Headquarters, 3040 Williams Drive, Fairfax, VA
Venue Address: 
ACT-IAC Headquarters
3040 Williams Drive Suite 500
Fairfax , VA 22031
Training Fees: 

ACT-IAC Members: $995.00
Use discount code ACTIACSGP0220 

Event Details

Overview

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REGISTRATION CLOSES Friday, February 14, 2020

Description

Applying Lean-Agile Practices in the Public Sector with the Scaled Agile Framework®

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.

Topics Covered

  • Advancing Lean-Agile in government
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile mindset
  • Understanding SAFe principles
  • Creating high-performing Agile teams and programs
  • Planning with cadence and synchronization
  • Delivering value in program increments
  • Mapping the path to agency and program agility
  • Leading successful change

What Attendees Get

To perform the role of a SAFe® for Government Leader, you should be able to:

  • 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

Who Should Attend

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)

What Is Included

  • Attendee workbook
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion
  • One Certification exam attempt upon General Availability of the course
     

discount code ACTIACSGP0220