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Solution Templates

Essential SAFe 

Successfully Scaling Agile Work Methods

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Organization undergoing agile and digital transformation face the challenge of scaling agile process models beyond the level of individual teams. This requires aligning a large number of teams around common goals. One of the most popular frameworks for this purpose is the Scaled Agile Framework (SAF).

The cplace Solution Template Essential SAFe supports the basic configuration of this framework and enables the transparent mapping and collaborative implementation of the characteristic artifacts. It allows to control the Agile Release Train (ART) of a SAFe program. The solution template provides visibility about who is currently working on what and how this work is progressing. This includes managing the associated program backlog, breaking it down into stories for the individual teams, and mapping existing dependencies. It also efficiently supports the preparation and execution of Program Increment (PI) planning and progress monitoring.

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Common goals & timing

The Solution Template Essential SAFe creates transparency around a SAFe program, facilitates the alignment of a “team of teams” around common goals, and synchronizes more than 100 people on a common timeline.

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Powerful visualizations

Powerful visualizations make upcoming tasks and milestones, dependencies and potential conflicts, and progress visible for all team members. This improves transparency and the coordination of any projects. 

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Organization & coordination

In addition, it supports the practical organization and coordination of meetings, events and release schedules. This ensures efficient processes and smooth communication throughout the planning process.

Product Highlights

Program Kanban

Visualization and control of all program functions.

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Program Roadmap

Powerful visualization

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Agile Release Train

All related information compactly in one place – responsibilities and teams.

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PI Management

Central overview of all program steps with calendar view, SAFE milestones and meeting organizer.

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 Program Board

Visualization, prioritization and control of the features in a Kanban view

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Progress control

Powerful visualization of KPIs, program and PI statistics

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Conflict detection 

Identify dependencies and potential conflicts at a glance



  • Type: Solution Template 
  • Category: Agile Development, Scaled Agile Framework 
  • Languages: DE, EN 
  • License: Professional, Enterprise Board, Visual Roadmap 
  • Developer: collaboration Factory AG 
  • Compatibility: cplace 22.4+

 What’s Inside?

  • Premium Applications: Enterprise Board, Visual Roadmap 
  • Standard Applications: Visual Domain Model, Landing Page 
  • Platform Capabilities: Low-Code Automation and -Visualizations, Personal Dashboard 
  • Demo Use Case: available 

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