SAFE FOR ARCHITECTS
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.
To perform the role of a SAFe®Architect attendees will 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
Understand how to interact and collaborate with strategy, design, innovation and business functions.
Exemplifying Lean-Agile architecture
Architecting for DevOps and Release on Demand
Aligning architecture with business value
Balancing emergent design with intentional architecture
Developing and managing the architecture runway
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
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Prerequisites: Those who attend this course should be familiar with Agile and architecture principles and practices.
System, Solution, and Enterprise architects
Architects in supporting technical disciplines
Experienced software developers
Technical managers making architectural decisions
Product leaders collaborating with architects
WHAT ATTENDEES GET
Eligibility to take the SAFe® 4 Architect (ARCH) exam
One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
Course certificate of completion