SAFe® Executive Roundtable hosted by Tasktop & Cprime

October 19, 2021 at 2 p.m EST

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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 Founder & CEO, Dr. Mik Kersten, and Ken France, VP of Scaled Agility at Cprime, this confidential and interactive session includes an open discussion and peer exchange around driving an outcome-driven approach for SAFe® transformation success.

Key discussion points will include:

  • How to avoid measurement dysfunction that comes from the misapplication of business KPIs and OKRs 
  • Defining metrics within each domain for measuring teams, ARTs, Solution Trains and entire SAFe Portfolios
  • Measuring the rate of value delivery with clearly defined Flow Metrics tied to business outcomes
  • Common reasons SAFe transformations can fail and how to avoid them
  • Actionable steps to start measuring Business Agility and the flow of value to the customer across all levels of the organization

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.

KenFrance

About Ken France

Management and Executive Coach and Trainer with over 25+ years of experience in agile/iterative development. Ken helps large-scale organizations adopt iterative and incremental development practices such as Agile and SAFe.He fosters constructive culture change and leadership enablement and is focused on evolving Portfolio and Program Management and Governance processes. Much of his career has been spent directly coaching Agile teams and their management chain on how to drive the change necessary to become successful at the enterprise level.  As the Vice President of the Scaled Agile Practice at Cprime, Ken helps develop and implement corporate strategy, provides executive level coaching for our clients, and works with and across all Cprime departments to ensure overall Client Success. Ken was the first minted SAFe SPCT within the partner community and has achieved SAFe Fellow status based on his long-term contribution to the framework and the community.

Other Courses That May Interest You

Here are some additional Flow Framework and Value Stream management sessions designed to make your learning actionable and applicable to your transformation strategy. View all courses

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

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