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SAFe for Architects

Summary

Attendees can improve collaboration and alignment in a SAFe® Lean-Agile enterprise when they become a SAFe 4 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.

 

Certification Included

Become a SAFe 4 Architect

Attending the class is the first step to becoming a SAFe 4 Architect. We will prepare you in class for the exam. The exam fee is included in the course cost and can be taken online at any time in a 30 day period after the course.

 

Learning Goals

To perform the role of a SAFe®Architect attendees should be able to:

  • 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

Topics Covered

  • 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

What you get

  • Attendee workbooks

  • Eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Architect (ARCH) exam

  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform

  • Course certificate of completion

 

Prerequisites for SAFe for Architects Training

Those who attend this course should be familiar with Agile principles and practices and must have attended at least one SAFe course prior to attending this one.

 

Our SAFe for Architects Trainers

Dan Gibson

Dan has been working in scaled agile environments since 2008 and joined one of the UK's first SAFe rollouts in 2013. He is an SPC and actively involved with SAFe transformations in the UK. Dan is passionate about Enterprise Agility and can bring a wealth of industry experience, spanning 25 years, to a wide range of problems.

Phil Cutcliffe

As a trainer Phil has 15 years training and mentoring experience, and has delivered over 100 agile training sessions throughout the UK, US, Europe and South East Asia.
In addition to his training Phil remains a practicing Agile Coach and Release Train Engineer and brings the reality of real world scenarios into his coaching and training.

 

Course Booking

This is an onsite course only, enquire below.

We're currently not running a scheduled SAFe for Architects course, but we'll happily come and deliver the course on-site. There can be many advantages to setting up an on-site course including the ability to have focussed discussions regarding the practices of your organisation while we're in class. See the details below to discuss further.

 

Get In Touch

If you have an enquiry about a course or want to talk to us about on-site consultancy or training, then please get in touch. You can contact us using the form below, email or phone. We aim to get back to you within 1 hour on business days.

0800 368 8781

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