SAFe® Executive Roundtable hosted by Dr. Mik Kersten & Dean Leffingwell

May 11, 2021 at 1 p.m PT

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Event Summary

Length: 1 hour 30 mins

Are you a technology leader seeking community?

Our Executive Roundtables are designed to engage and inspire senior executives whose organizations are on a transformation journey. Each month, a small group of IT and transformation executives are invited for exclusive discussion and networking with peers.

Hosted by Tasktop CEO Dr. Mik Kersten, the next roundtable focuses on SAFe transformation. Mik will be joined by and Co-Founder and Chief Methodologist at Scaled Agile, Dean Leffingwell. This confidential and interactive session includes an open dialogue around the Scaled Agile Framework ® (SAFe) and how enterprises are measuring their value of SAFe initiatives.

Key discussion points will include:

  • How outcome-based metrics help drive a successful SAFe transformation
  • Why it’s a mistake to view continuous learning as a technical practice and not a cultural practice
  • How the Flow Framework helps IT and and the business speak the same language
  • The dealbreakers in achieving business agility

Fill out the form to request access to the roundtable events. This event is exclusively for senior IT and Transformation Executives. If you have any questions about the event please contact lauren.kaye@tasktop.com.

About Dr. Mik Kersten

Dr. Mik Kersten is the bestselling author of “Project To Product: How to Survive and Thrive in the Age of Digital Disruption with the Flow Framework®“. Mik’s experiences working with some of the largest digital transformations in the world has led him to identify the critical gap between business leaders and technologists, resulting in his creation of the Flow Framework® to connect strategy to delivery. He started his career as a Research Scientist at Xerox PARC where he built the first aspect-oriented development environment. He then pioneered the integration of development environments with Agile and DevOps tools while working on his Computer Science PhD at the University of British Columbia. Founding Tasktop out of that research, Mik has written over one million lines of open-source code that are still in use today and has brought seven successful open-source and commercial products to market.

Dean Leffingwell

About Dean Leffingwell

Recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on Lean-Agile best practices, Dean Leffingwell is an entrepreneur and software development methodologist best known for creating SAFe®, the world’s most widely used framework for business agility.

His best-selling books, Agile Software RequirementsScaling Software Agility, and SAFe® Distilled, form much of the basis of modern thinking on Lean-Agile practices and principles. Founder of several successful startups, including Requisite, Inc. (acquired by Rational), Mr. Leffingwell also served as Chief Methodologist to Rally Software, and prior to that, as Sr. Vice President at Rational Software (now part of IBM). He currently serves as Chief Methodologist to Scaled Agile, Inc., which he co-founded in 2011.

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Workshop

CUSTOM FLOW WORKSHOP WITH DOMINICA DEGRANDIS

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Length: 2 Day Workshop

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 mins

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