PM Insights - Foster City Aug 22: Straight talk on SAFe: Factors in Agile Transformation of the Enterprise

PM Insights Foster City

Straight talk on SAFe: Factors in Agile Transformation of the enterprise


When:   Tue Aug 22 2017 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where:  Foster City Community Center - Sail Room, 1000 E. Hillsdale Boulevard, Foster City, CA 94404 - MAP
This event is cancelled
Last Date for On-line Registration is 8/17

The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is increasingly used by companies to scale agility across the enterprise. This talk shall look at the factors that need to be addressed to scale agile across the enterprise and explore the foundations of this framework. Specifically:

  • Lean-Agile mindset and framework as practice
  • Role of leadership
  • SAFe implementation roadmap
  • Business results

The talk shall be an opportunity to get good information on SAFe.


  • We need a solution to scale agile at enterprise level
  • Understand the key constructs of SAFe
  • Relationship between SAFe framework and Lean-Agile principles
  • How to implement a successful enterprise wide agile transformation
About the Instructor:

SP Tushar Pandya

Tushar Pandya, Tushar is an Agile Coach, Transformation Leader and a Lifetime Agilist. His passion is creating opportunities for transformation patterns and coaching teams to collaborate and self-organize to hit their stride. Tushar is a long time resident of the Bay Area and has a successful career of over 25 years working and consulting for technology companies in the valley in roles from software development, product marketing, business management, global operations and agile coaching. He is founder of Agile Now, and has consulted as Agile Coach, and Trainer, helping companies through agile transformation. He is presently Agile Coach at Proteus Digital Health, Inc.

Tushar has bachelors and masters degrees in engineering and is a SAFe 4.0 Program Consultant (SPC4), PMP, and CSM. Additionally he teaches SAFe certification classes like SAFe for teams (SP), Leading SAFe(SA), SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM), and Product Manager/Product Owner (PMPO)


Meeting Leader:  Eugene Chen 

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PDU Info:     1.5 - Category A

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Program Agenda:

6:00 PM - Sign In and Networking

6:30-7:45 PM - Featured Speaker

7:45-8:00 PM: Q&A and Raffle

8:00 PM - Meeting Adjourn


Food: Complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages


Online Registration

PMI Silicon Valley Members: $10

Non-Members: $20

Full-time Student: $5 (online only; contact Meeting Leader for the discount code. Please bring Student ID card to the event)


At-the-Door Registration

A limited number of registrations can be accepted at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. Once this limit has been reached, the event will be closed to additional attendees.

PMI Silicon Valley Members: $20

Non-Members: $30

(Only Check or Cash accepted; make checks payable to "PMI Silicon Valley")

Cancellation Policy

This event is a professional society meeting, held for the benefit of its members. The Plan Ahead registration fee paid is based on the registrant's ability to commit to attendance, ahead of time. The Plan Ahead registration fee will not be refunded for any reason, other than event cancellation, after normal business hours (5:00 PM, Pacific) on the registration deadline day. The PMI - Silicon Valley Chapter reserves the right to make last minute changes to program content and speakers, as circumstances dictate.

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