Applying the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to Lean Systems Engineering (LSE)

Many large engineering programs and product development efforts are adopting Scrum and other agile practices at the team level, but struggle finding solutions that scale beyond the team. This presentation describes how to apply lean practices to complex systems development using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). 

SAFe for Lean Systems Engineering (LSE) is an extension of the popular SAFe method with additions for engineering practices, customer/program management collaboration, and compliance.  SAFe LSE leverages the lean principles in SAFe and extends the framework to support program concepts including program milestones, release management, system specification and design, systems and other engineering disciplines, and systems I&V to name a few.  SAFe LSE targets large engineering programs and product development and provides an alternative method to the waterfall, phased-gate approach commonly seen in contracting situations.  Come learn how SAFe LSE can improve your program and engineering development.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

The presentation is a typical slide-based presnetation with a few audience participation questions throughout.

Learning Outcome

  • Learn how SAFe for Lean Systems Engineering extends SAFe to complex, engineered systems
  • Understand the value of lean and agile practices applied to systems engineering and program management
  • Apply engineering practices for specification, design, traceability, MBSE using a lean and agile method
  • See how cross-domain teams (systems, electrical, mechanical) can better collaborate to reduce program cost and schedule risk

Target Audience

This talk targets program managers, engineers, developments, Scrum Masters, Product Owners and others involved with development large, complex engineered systems

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