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How to Become a SAFe Agilist?

How to Become a SAFe Agilist?

How to Become a SAFe Agilist

How to Become a SAFe Agilist?

A SAFe Agilist plays an important role in achieving significant improvement throughout the Agile journey and acts as the backbone for better results.

Becoming a SAFe Agilist Practitioner is not new for today as with the implementation of Agile Methodology, comes the fact that it has offered major contributive importance within the IT industry and Software for growth, development, and improved results.A SAFe Agilist plays an important role in achieving significant improvement throughout the Agile journey and acts as the backbone for better results. A SAFe Agilist is a Scaled Agile Framework enterprise leadership professional who is part of a Lean-Agile transformation.

SAFe Certification

Scaled Agile, Inc. is the certificate provider of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). The certification program offers a reliable and valid method of assessing SAFe knowledge, mindset, and skills. It should be also known that certified SAFe members are recognized globally for their high knowledge and ability in the transformation of companies into Lean-Agile enterprises. This vision is supported by providing highly recognized certifications based on the best data-driven methods and practices supporting the SAFe learning journey through consistent role-based educations and ongoing supports. Also, SAFe certifications offer a remarkable and top-notch program that required by professionals, companies, and partners.

What is the role of a SAFe Agilist?

The first essential introduction to SAFe constructs and principles is SAFe Agilist. You can be SAFe Agilist if you pass the examination. In order to take the exam, you should attend Leading SAFe which lasts for two days and prepare you for the exam. As we can see from the name, Leading SAFe is meant for individuals who want to "lead" Lean-Agile organizations, and who want to become familiar with this framework at strategic levels.

Leading SAFe course goes into the SAFe and its underlying ideas as derived from Agile development, design thinking, product development flow, Lean Portfolio Management, DevOps, and system thinking. It also offers the Lean-Agile leaders the understanding needed to assist and take part in the PI Planning event and to get the work of 1 or several Agile Release Trains. A SAFe Agilist is ready to apply Agile, Lean, and Product Development Flow principles to be able to improve employee satisfaction, productivity, quality, and time-to-market. They know the ways how to introduce and apply SAFe in an organization and the way to benefit from achieving objectives. As a SAFe Agilist you will know the interaction between Agile programs, Agile teams, and Agile Portfolio management.

Responsibilities of a SAFe Agilist

Responsibilities of a SAFe Agilist

A SAFe Agilist has an imaginative and prescient of what is needed for the Agile Development process. He/she makes strategic planning as a lead, which forges the path for the Development group and other members of the organization to embark on an Agile path with the workflow process. The SAFe Agilist plans and implements incremental values via Program Management. This consists of time box planning within the form of working, tested software and systems.

Implementation of the Lean-Agile Principles and values within the workflow process is the first task that SAFe Agilist governs. Working beneath the Lean-Agile Principles helps the SAFe Agilist up to the best possible extent within the constructing of Agile Portfolio management with Lean-Agile Budgeting. With the advantage of Agile Portfolio Management, the SAFe Agilist enhances identifications, priorities, group, and management of products developed. This proves to be of nice use in optimizing the development process that's sustainable in the long term.

The SAFe Agilist is also responsible for the optimized flow and continuous efficient of Kanban Solutions. While keeping the monitor of Kanban Solutions, the SAFe Agilist ensures that the workflow process is visualized at an early stage which eliminates the traffic and blockages at an early stage and makes the workflow process clean, cost-efficient, and optimized.

As a SAFe Agilist and expert of Agile Framework, one leads the team with the Cross-Functional, Collaborative, and Supportive approach for the team members of the organization. Agile teams are motivated when having a shared vision with a collaborative approach that delivers value to the end-user. This mostly helps the SAFe Agilist as being the team member and makes themselves fully dedicated to the Agile Team which embraces and supports the common goals.

About Leading SAFe Exam

Having 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, product or project management, and business analysis are the main prerequisite skills for Leading SAFe exam. Moreover, experience in Scrum is also wanted. The first step toward becoming a Certified SAFe professional is to attend one of Leading SAFe coursed. This is a requirement because attending the course provides access to the study materials and the exam. However, we should keep in mind that attending the leading SAFe course does not guarantee to pass the exam.

Other information required for the SAFe 5 Agilist Exam is below:

  • Format: Multiple Choice
  • Delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Number of Questions: 45
  • Passing Score: 34 out of 45 (75% passing score)
  • Exam language: English
  • Access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the Leading SAFe course
  • Duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have ninety minutes to complete the exam

We are also pleased to offer a new price for Leading SAFe Live Online training courses. Now, you can enroll in Leading SAFe course even cheaper. Check our training calendar and join our next Leading SAFe training courses.

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