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Stories from the Field

Hello, from our little WFH corner of the world to yours!

We've been so inspired by your stories of change, adaptation, and collaboration in these uncertain times. Read on to learn how SAFe Partners, customers, and trainers like you have pivoted priorities, run remote ceremonies, and collaborated across tools, teams, and timezones.

Prepare, prepare, prepare


This was lesson #1 Kegon learned while doing remote distributed PI Planning. Read on for more tips.

Improvise, adapt, overcome


Gladwell Academy trainers were skeptical at first; now they're all-in on remote training. Here's why.

Diagrams, checklists, tests


Check out these blog posts from (formerly CollabNet VersionOne) for detailed guidance on remote PI Planning.

Urgency vs. complacency


"Who's responsible for your digital transformation: the CEO, CIO, CTO, or Covid-19?" is not a joke, says IQbusiness.

Is it happy hour yet?


Eighteen months into its SAFe transformation, TecVeris client Imagine Communications takes on remote planning for its distributed ART.

LinkedIn stories

LinkedIn Stories

See even more stories from Agilicist, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA), and Airbus.

Remote SAFe Resources: Training, Planning, Tooling, and Forums

Visit the SAFe Community to get the resources you need to succeed with any remote, distributed SAFe event.

Connect with Us at the Virtual 2020 European SAFe Summit

SAFe Summit

On 10–11 June we'll connect you with change-making people, ideas, and solutions.

Join Us at These Partner Events

Working Remotely in a Virtual SAFe Environment

Friday 22 May | 12:00 PM ET | 16:00 UTC
with Scaled Agile's Dean Leffingwell and Tasktop CEO Dr. Mik Kersten

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The Magic of PI Planning and the Program Board

26 May | 7:30 AM PT | 14:30 UTC
with Digité and SAFe Fellow Richard Knaster

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Working Remotely in a Virtual SAFe Environment

8 June | 10:00 AM MT | 16:00 UTC
Featuring Audrey Boydston of Scaled Agile and Raj Sankavaram, Radus Software

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Adapting to Change with SAFe 5.0

11 June | 9:00 AM PT | 16:00 UTC
with Scaled Agile Consultant Luke Hohmann and Partner Applied Frameworks

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Remote PI Planning Hacks from a SAFe Fellow’s Real Life

16 June | 5:00 PM CEST | 15:00 UTC
with SAFe Fellow Richard Knaster and Rentouch SPC Silvio Wandfluh

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"You can create agile teams, but without a deeper, sustaining set of principles, they won’t get much traction. A lot of CEOs want their organizations to seem agile, but are unwilling to dedicate themselves to the principles of autonomy, speed, transparency, meritocracy, and experimentation."

—Professor Gary Hamel
London Business School; Director of the Management Lab