Engineering Lifecycle Management (ELM) Deployment Package – SAFe

    This service primarily benefits organizations (or programs) who have scaled or are scaling agile and who are new to ELM, or those who are looking to accelerate its successful deployment in combination with SAFe. The ELM Deployment Package helps our customers using the Scaled Agile Framework accelerate their initial value from their investment in ELM. For those organizations looking to adopt principles Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), this service includes the application of SAFe templates built to work with IBM’s ELM solutions. The goal of this package is to enable users to begin using a configured system meeting governance and compliance needs that contains their migrated data as quickly as possible. A 321 Gang SPC Solutions Engineer will work to develop each of the following areas for each ELM component tool.

    Jira Align Production Jumpstart

    Atlassian Jira Align is designed to provide the visibility, alignment, and productivity that organizations need to succeed with Scaled Agile. The Jira Align Production Jumpstart service helps you demonstrate the value of Jira Align with your data and teams. In close collaboration with a Jira Align Solution Architect, your teams will experience first-hand what it means to achieve better collaboration and faster results through Scaled Agile practices and Jira Align.

    Jira Align | Workshop Package | Expand to Portfolio

    After a successful Jumpstart, you are ready to unleash the portfolio leadership team. Consult with an experienced Solution Architect to learn how to implement lean portfolio management using Jira Align to improve business agility. Introduce lean budgeting, intake with a portfolio kanban, and capacity planning to launch your first portfolio leadership team. The organization will use this portfolio as a showcase, and as a cornerstone for the expansion into other portfolios across the organization.

    Jira Align | Workshop Package | Expand Programs

    After the Jumpstart launches the first two programs, continue to expand across the organization by launching more programs. When you want the guidance of the Solution Architect in the continued deployment, use this package to bring the same Jumpstart activities to the next set of (up to four) programs.

    SAFe® Lean Portfolio Management

    This course helps participants gain the practical tools and techniques necessary to implement the Lean Portfolio Management functions of Strategy and Investment Funding, Agile Portfolio Operations and Lean Governance.

    Agile Kanban Boot Camp & Simulation

    Key Agile principles and Kanban practices and how to implement them into an existing or future project. The training will cover common obstacles and how to avoid them, for example, recognizing problems with work in progress and flow. This course will also discuss ways to handle situations where teams revert back to traditional approaches.

    Agile Product Management

    Harnesses the power of Design Thinking to develop innovative solutions with proven SAFe capabilities to execute on those visions. Learn the right mindset, skills, and tools to create successful products—from inception to retirement—using Agile techniques.

    Recognize how Continuous Exploration fuels innovation and helps you define a vision, strategy, and roadmap to tap into new markets. Find out how to accelerate the product life cycle to get fast feedback and quickly deliver exceptional products and solutions that delight customers—all while aligning with your organization’s strategy, portfolio, evolving architecture, and solution intent.

    Lean Portfolio Management Training

    This course helps participants gain the practical tools and techniques necessary to implement the Lean Portfolio Management functions of Strategy and Investment Funding, Agile Portfolio Operations and Lean Governance.

    SAFe for Architects

    Improve collaboration and alignment in a SAFe® Lean-Agile enterprise by becoming 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.

    Agile Software Engineering

    The discipline of software engineering has evolved with the introduction of Lean-Agile and DevOps principles and practices. New skills and approaches help organizations deliver software-centric solutions faster, more predictably, and with higher quality.