SAFe® for Government

Training Summary
More government agencies are adopting Lean-Agile practices to generate better results for stakeholders, including government and military personnel, contractors, and civilians. But how do you overcome legacy governance, contracting, and organizational barriers? How do you adapt private sector success patterns to the government context to deliver value faster? In the SAFe® for Government course, you’ll learn how to apply Lean-Agile and SAFe practices in a government organization so you can deliver projects with speed and quality. Improve collaboration with teams and stakeholders, mitigate risk, and efficiently use taxpayer money.
Students should have the following skills before attending this course:
  • A foundational understanding of the Agile Manifesto, SAFe House of Lean, and SAFe Principles is required using pre-work suggestions
  • A foundational understanding the full lifecycle of government technology programs is helpful
2 Days/Lecture & Lab
The target audience for this course are professionals including:
  • Government Agile Teams introducing SAFe®
  • Government Agility Leaders & Coaches
  • Government DevOps Leaders & Coaches
Course Topics
  • How to apply Lean, Agile, and DevOps principles and practices in traditional government organizations and cultures
How to adapt technology strategy, budgeting and forecasting, acquisition, compliance, and governance practices to flow-based practices using emerging government guidelines
  • How to organize government programs into Agile Release Trains (ARTs) and execute in program increments (PIs), even in remote environments with distributed teams
  • How to build an action plan to begin or accelerate a SAFe implementation in your program or agency

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