Executive Update

Implementing EA in the Scaled Agile Framework

Posted December 17, 2020 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence
traditional vs agile
SAFe has emerged to provide the organizational context and hooks needed to support operating Agile at the level of an entire IT organization. Unfortunately, architecture has been left out of the conversation, leaving IT departments struggling to retain the benefits of architecture in Agile. But perhaps it is time to answer the question: SAFe is fine, but what about enterprise architecture? This Executive Update shows how to innovate on enterprise architecture, bringing it into the Agile model, using a technique called “wave alignment.”
About The Author
Avinash Malik
A. Nicklas Malik is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium’s Business & Enterprise Architecture practice. He has more than 35 years’ experience in every aspect of high-tech and digital innovation. As a consultant, Mr. Malik has supported organizations as a senior enterprise strategy architect and as an interim CIO. He has worked in a wide array of organizations, including financial services, healthcare, real estate, telecom­munications,… Read More
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