Kathy Marshak

Kathy Marshak
Kathy Marshak is a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Fellow, SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT), and Agile Transformation Coach and instructor with ICON. For more than 20 years, she has helped clients improve how they deliver value to customers and stakeholders through the adoption and sustainment of lean and agile values, principles, and practices. She works with C-suites, leaders of teams of teams, and team members to guide the cultural changes required to make a new way of working stick. Kathy’s accomplishments include: creating an engaging, interactive, and collaborative learning approach for online SAFe classes during the COVID-19 pandemic; helping several organizations adopt SAFe and establish internal coaching programs; and working with Dean Leffingwell, the creator of SAFe, to help a 3000-person program envision their SAFe transformation. Kathy is grateful to her clients for their willingness to embrace change, run experiments, and collaborate to resolve challenges.

Recent Posts

Quick Tips for Shared Services Teams in SAFe® PI Planning

Posted by Kathy Marshak on Jun 24, 2020 11:16:34 AM

How can Shared Services team members––such as security, infrastructure, and end user training––effectively participate in Program Increment (PI) Planning? I’ve developed the following tips over the past 7 years of helping people adopt the The Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe). I usually share them online and with colorful handouts.

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Topics: SAFe®, PI Planning