Managing Director - EMEA at Scaled Agile Inc
Slay the Change Management Dragon with SAFe®
Three surprises about Change:
What looks like a people problem is often a situational problem.
What looks like laziness is often exhaustion.
What looks like resistance is often lack of clarity.
The principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework are helping to bring the business benefits of faster time to market, higher productivity, higher quality, and higher employee engagement to some of the world’s largest enterprises. It is no secret that when an organization chooses to transition to an Agile approach, it requires an enormous commitment to leadership and change management. Very often this occurs at the behavioral and organizational levels. This presentation will focus on how to create a guiding coalition to help guide your SAFe transformation and achieve tangible Business Results.
Michael Stump is the Managing Director of EMEA and a SAFe Program Consultant Trainer for Scaled Agile, Inc., the exclusive certifying entity for SAFe®, the Scaled Agile Framework®. He is a Lean-Agile Leader and mentor to executives on state-of-the-art SAFe practices in and beyond the software industry. His consulting and management experience enables him to lead, manage, and advise companies through great organizational change. As an advisory board member to technology companies, his specialty is Lean and Agile transitions within highly distributed, multi-cultural enterprises.
Michael is also a passionate helicopter pilot. A Zurich, Switzerland native, travels the globe and lives in New York City.