Scott Green & Randy Smith

Scott Green & Randy Smith
Scott Green has 20 years of experience in software development companies implementing process improvement. His foundations in Agile, eXtreme Programming (XP), and Scrum have enabled him to deliver products and solutions for enterprises around the globe. While coaching and hands-on problem-solving, he was led into the exploration of and certification in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and became an SPC in 2014. Scott specializes in integrating Scrum teams into larger Agile Release Trains focused on value delivery and organizational OKR's and KPI's. Leading SAFe Transformations has given Scott the tools and skills needed to help large-scale enterprises appreciate the benefits of transformation In his free time, Scott enjoys hanging out at the beach and golfing. His claim to fame is playing a round of golf with Tiger Woods in high school. Randy Smith is a Consultant, Trainer, Agile Transformation Coach, and SPCT. He believes that a transformation is about more than adopting a framework—it's also about meeting people where they're at to help them create an optimal human system that can happily and effectively deliver value to customers. Randy has more than two decades of experience in the industry and has worked in several sectors, including tech, manufacturing, shipping, financial, and medical firms, and he has served many roles like developer, test management, release management, support, etc. He started using Agile principles and values with a team in 1999, got his SPC in 2014, and completed his SPCT in May 2019.

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10 Teaching Tips for Your First SAFe® Classes

Posted by Scott Green & Randy Smith on Jun 4, 2019 8:39:56 AM

You’re a new SPC gearing up to teach your first class in the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), i.e., formal training with lots of slides. You’re probably a bit nervous, maybe unsure about how to present all this information in an engaging, relevant way.

Want some advice? Preparation is key to success. Take it from two battle-hardened SAFe veterans who’ve taught thousands of studentsgoing in prepared gives you greater self-confidence, more flexibility, and an opportunity to be more strategic with what you and your students will get out of the class. The end result? Grateful students who walk away feeling confident that SAFe will work for their organization, and maybe even inspired to teach their own classes someday.

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Topics: SAFe®, Leadership, Training