Setting the Standard for Learning Value Stream Management and the Flow Framework ​

Develop the knowledge to deliver high-quality software, connected to business outcomes. Learn in a variety of formats including on-demand training, interactive workshops and exclusive executive sessions.

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Start Learning with the Flow Institute

Welcome to the Flow Institute, the premier spot for understanding and applying the ideas of flow to your business transformation. Join the Flow Institute community to gain real-world, practical knowledge, skills and the latest thinking about flow metrics. The Flow Institute is designed for enterprise business and IT leaders seeking to develop specific expertise in flow metrics, value stream management and the Flow Framework.®

On-Demand Sessions

Fundamentals

Getting Started with the Flow Framework

Learn the key concepts, like Flow Items and Flow Load, to help your organization execute the Flow Framework.

Length: 1 hour

Fundamentals

Introduction to Flow Metrics

This course introduces the Flow Metrics, providing a deep dive into what they are and why you need them.

Length: 40 mins

Fundamentals

the Flow Framework and Product Value Streams

This course teaches you how to apply the Flow Framework to measure your product value streams.

Length: 42 minutes

Interactive Sessions

Fundamentals

The Flow Framework Approach to VSM

Understand the Flow Framework as a structured, prescriptive approach to Value Stream Management in software delivery organizations.

Length: 1 hour

Workshop

Custom Flow Workshop with Dominica DeGrandis

In this hands on workshop, your teams will discuss dependencies and determine prioritization policies, workflow design and metrics.

Length: 2 Day Workshop

Workshop

Individualized Value Stream Management Consulting Session

This free one hour consulting session is an opportunity for you to successfully identify and map the value streams in your organization.

Length: 1 hour

Workshop

Value Stream Management Workshop

Learn about Flow and how to use value stream management to achieve your transformation goals.

 

Length: 2 hours

Executive Sessions

For Leadership

ExecUtive Roundtables with Dr. Mik Kersten

Hosted by Dr. Mik Kersten, this confidential and interactive session brings together a small group of transformation executives for exclusive discussion.

Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

For Leadership

EXECUTIVE BRIEFINGS WITH DR. MIK KERSTEN

Dr. Mik Kersten introduces your team to the Flow Framework® as a new approach to managing the project to product transition within an organization.

Length: 2 hours

Project To Product book

Learn about the book that introduced the Flow Framework

Dr. Mik Kersten’s best selling book, Project to Product: How to Survive and Thrive in the Age of Digital Disruption with the Flow Framework, has been the catalyst for change for many organizations going through digital transformations. Visit the official Project to Product site to learn about the book and to listen to Mik’s podcast, Mik + One, where he sits down with industry experts to discuss what it’s like to go through a transformation journey.

Core concepts of Flow Institute are:

  • Recognition of the complicated ecosystem of software development and business goals
  • Ongoing reflection and input about the impact of product-based thinking in the structure and programming from the diverse points of view of our participants
  • Fostering and maintaining mentoring relationships between experienced innovators and those new to the project to product movement and the Flow Framework, as well as early career professionals through shared experiences 
  • Creating an online network for questioning, collaborating and providing the support needed for successful digital transformations
  • Recognition of research indicating that exposure to a diversity of perspectives have positive impacts on innovation
  • Harnessing our rapidly evolving understanding of value stream management and product thinking to influence the software development process in concert with business needs

Resources

Explore this curated list of resources to learn about the Flow Framework and value stream management.

Poster

Flow Framework poster download

Get a free download of the Flow Framework poster

E-Book

data driven vsm
Data-Driven Value Stream Management

Measuring Your SAFe® Transformation with Flow Metrics

measuring safe transformation ebook

E-Book

E-Book

ebook business guide

Flow Metrics: A Business Leader’s Guide to Measuring What Matters in Software Delivery