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Attendees can improve collaboration and alignment in a SAFe Lean-Agile enterprise when they become a SAFe 5 Architect. The SAFe® for Architects course prepares System, Solution, and Enterprise Architects to engage across the organization as effective leaders and change agents who collaboratively deliver architectural solutions.

During this three-day course, attendees will explore the roles, responsibilities, and mindset of Agile Architects, and appreciate how to align architecture with business value and drive continuous flow to large systems-of-systems while supporting SAFe program execution.

This course is for senior technical contributors who need to understand the role of System, Solution, and Enterprise Architects in Lean-Agile enterprises. The course is also appropriate for individuals desiring a deeper view into how architecture enables continuous value flow and how architects engage in, and contribute to, a Lean-Agile enterprise.

  • Length: 3 days
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Form: 50% lectures / 50% workshops
  • Enrolment: Training on demand for groups
  • Logistics: At the customer’s premises (on-site) or anywhere else
SAFe® for Architects is a training dedicated primarily to architects (not only technical) responsible for determining the vision and direction of architecture development of the solution built under SAFe.
SAFe® for Architects is a training dedicated primarily to architects (not only technical) responsible for determining the vision and direction of architecture development of the solution built under SAFe.

Topics covered

Agenda customization

The agenda presents the scope of certified training. On request, selected elements can be modified.

In the case of dedicated training, the agenda is determined together with the client and target group on the basis of pre-training analysis to best address your needs.

  • Exemplifying Lean-Agile architecture,
  • Architecting for DevOps and Release on Demand,
  • Aligning architecture with business value,
  • Developing Solution Vision, Solution Intent, and Roadmaps,
  • Preparing architecture for Program Increment (PI) Planning,
  • Coordinating architecture throughout PI Planning,
  • Supporting Continuous Delivery during PI execution,
  • Supporting new Strategic Themes and Value Streams,
  • Leading as an architect during a Lean-Agile transformation.

Learners taking this course are:

  • Agile Coaches
  • Agile Transformational Coaches
  • Lean-Agile Transformational Leads
  • LACE memebers (Lean-Agile Center of Excellence)
  • Scrum Masters
  • Change Agents
  • Consultants
  • Architects
  • Agile Trainers
  • Solution Architects
  • System Architects
  • Anyone interested in achieving knowledge about the SAFe framework and be certified as Certified SAFe® Architect

Learning Goals

  • Architect using SAFe principles,
  • Align architecture with business value,
  • Develop and communicate architecture vision and intent,
  • Plan architectural runway to enable delivery success,
  • Architect for continuous delivery and Release on Demand,
  • Lead and coach architects and team members during Program Increment (PI) Planning and execution,
  • Provide leadership during a Lean-Agile transformation.

Trainer's experience

Numerous case studies are discussed, resulting from the rich, 15 years of international training experience of the trainer and from 10 years of experience in implementing Agile and more than 10 agile / digital transformations.

The training is conducted by the best Polish Agile trainer. As the only Agile Coach in Poland, trainer is certified from all key agile frameworks and methodologies and also certified from the PROSCI method to carry out transformations. Additionally trainer is certified from tools / tests for personality assessment  and communication styles as well as team building and analysis of team strengths and strengths:

Main trainer certifications in the field of Agile:

Main trainer certifications in the field of Change Management / Transformation:

  • PROSCI ADKAR: Methodology, process and tools for carrying out changes in organizations including agile / digital transformations (certified by PROSCI Inc.)

Main trainer certifications in the field of questionnaires / tests / tools for testing personality, competences, strengths of people as well as for conflict management and team building:

  • DISC D3: DISC D3 personality / competence test (DISC / TEAMS / VALUES / BAI) (certified by PeopleKeys).
    • Application: Team building; Building personal self-awareness; Building awareness about communication styles and preferences.
  • SDI: Strength Deployment Inventory (certified by Personal Strengths Publishing).
    • Application: Building team maturity in conflict self-management.
  • MBTI: Myers-Briggs questionnaire (MBTI) to measure human preferences of perceiving the world and making decisions (certified by The Myers & Briggs Foundation).
    • Application: Team building; Building personal self-awareness.
  • BELBIN: BELBIN Team Role Test (certified by BELBIN Associates).
    • Application: Building very efficient and well-coordinated teams created with all necessary competences (and personality traits) to achieve success.

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