Transformation in Practice Panel – Recharging a Stalled Transformation

Transformation in Practice Panel – Recharging a Stalled Transformation

Hear a field perspective from leading transformation experts. Our panelists will share their change leadership approach to revive a stalling transformation.

When:

June 28, 2022, 9:00 am – June 28, 2022, 9:30 am MST

Where:

Zoom

Who:

Release Train Engineer, Agile Coach, LACE Leader, LACE Member

Event Overview

How do you get your SAFe implementation unstuck? 

Hear a field perspective from leading transformation experts. Our panelists will share their change leadership approach to revive a stalling transformation.

This part of a webinar series introducing success patterns for a SAFe transformation.

Speakers

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Deema Dajani

SAFe Fellow, Product Manager (Scaled Agile)

Deema draws on a Startup background and an MBA from Kellogg to help large established institutions achieve Portfolio and business agility. Starting her journey practicing Lean-Agile methods in the early 2000’s, years before she transitioned to advising the largest transformations and lean portfolio management in the Financial Services space. Deema is the co-founder of the Women in Agile organization a non profit organization focused on removing barriers and promoting inclusion in the agile community.

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Rebecca Davis

SAFe Fellow and Principal Consultant – Framework Team (Scaled Agile)

Rebecca Davis has been leading Agile teams, trains, and leaders for over 15 years within startups, mid-size, and Fortune 100 enterprises. Davis brings her experience as a former Release Train Engineer, Scrum Master, Portfolio Lead, Quality Director, and LACE Director into her current activities. Rebecca is a SAFe Fellow and SPCT who highlights joy and energy within her work.

Chris Ruch

CEO, SPCT (Agile Rising)

Chris Ruch has more than two decades of experience as a leader and executive in software development, Agile Product Management, and Lean Portfolio Management. As Agile Rising’s President and CEO, he leads our team of Enterprise Transformation Coaches and specializes in large, complex transformation strategy, lean portfolio management, and SAFe across the enterprise (from business agility, hardware, marketing, to support).

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Cheryl Crupi

Principal (Crupi & Co.)

Founder and principal of Crupi & Co., Cheryl Crupi is an internationally recognized speaker, author and executive coach specializing in Lean-Agile change leadership. Cheryl is passionate about achieving the benefits of Agility, starting with the building blocks of team Agility to the full span of enterprise business Agility. In over a decade as an enterprise Agile change champion in Fortune 500 companies, she successfully activated confident, adaptive and innovate Agilists in 40+ countries.

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Yvonne Delaney

SPCT Candidate. Enterprise Agile Coach (CPrime)

The agile movement in the early 2000s was a game changer, and Yvonne realized that early on and never turned back. Since then agile has been at the foundation of Yvonne’s coaching. She has enabled organizations to get truly excited about engaging and working in new ways to gain efficiencies in delivering high-quality products that are of great value to their customers. Yvonne is well versed in leading large scale organizational transformations. Leveraging her agile subject matter expertise coupled with deep software process engineering and quality assurance background, Yvonne has been the change agent leading numerous start-ups to Fortune 100 companies in translating their product vision into market-ready reality.

Transformation in Practice Panel – LACE Launch and Evolution

Transformation in Practice Panel – LACE Launch and Evolution

How does a Lean-Agile Center of Excellence (LACE) enable a successful SAFe implementation? 

When:

June 14, 2022, 9:00 am – June 14, 2022, 9:30 am

Where:

Zoom

Who:

Agile Coach, Director, LACE Member

Event Overview

Hear a field perspective from LACE and transformation leaders. Our panelists will share stories and lessons in standing up the LACE, and how to evolve the LACE over time.

This part of a webinar series introducing success patterns for a SAFe transformation.

Speakers

Deema Dajani Headshot

Deema Dajani

SAFe Fellow, Product Manager (Scaled Agile)

Deema draws on a Startup background and an MBA from Kellogg to help large established institutions achieve Portfolio and business agility. Starting her journey practicing Lean-Agile methods in the early 2000’s, years before she transitioned to advising the largest transformations and lean portfolio management in the Financial Services space. Deema is the co-founder of the Women in Agile organization a non profit organization focused on removing barriers and promoting inclusion in the agile community.

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Donna Hogan

SAFe Content Advisor, SPC (Scaled Agile)

Donna Hogan is an SPC and a Content Advisor at Scaled Agile Inc. Prior to joining SAI, she spent 10+ years helping people, teams and organizations with Agile Transformation. Donna believes that adopting and scaling Agile enables people and teams to do their best work to delight customers and sense and respond to change in our fast paced and complex world.

Lee Marston

Senior Agile Coach, SAFe Implementation Lead (Vodafone)


Lee Marston, currently part of the Vodafone Business Platforms and Solutions (VBPS) LACE. Worked in Vodafone for over 4 years now, helping VBPS and now wider Vodafone transition to more agile ways of working by implementing the SAFe framework as par of a new Product Operating Model.

Alena Keck

Senior Manager, Enterprise Lean-Agile Coach, SPC (MHP – A Porsche Company)

Alena Keck is a Lean-Agile Enterprise Transformation Leader passionate to help large global companies to reach the full potential of business agility. She was a strong catalyst of Scaled Agile Transformation at the Digital Solution Center at Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA and led lean-agile transformation for over 1,000 engineers at Aptiv. Currently Senior Manager at MHP – A Porsche Company Alena is growing and developing a team of agile coaches and supporting Lean-Agile Center of Excellence (LACE) of a premium automotive OEM, connecting the transformation to the Digital Strategy and implementing Lean Portfolio Management as Enterprise Lean-Agile Coach.