Press Release, September, 3rd 2015       ->(PDF)

Zurich, Switzerland. – As of today, PEDCO announces the partnership with UFIRST GROUP INC (UFG; with offices in New York, USA and in Berlin, Germany.

PEDCO and UFG will work together in fostering the growing numbers of Applied SAFe customers; where PEDCO delivers its own product Applied SAFe and UFG with its experience delivers coaching and consulting in order to bring the Scaled Agile Framework to live at Applied SAFe customers.

UFG SPC’s have been trained to use and coach Applied SAFe in the US as well as in Germany. Applied SAFe is our officially approved implementation of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) as a fully-fledged ALM-Tool agnostic process model. This collaboration ship supports our commitment to foster scaled agility on an enterprise level, especially for companies working in a regulated environment.

Applied SAFe is a fully fledged ALM tool agnostic im­ple­men­tation of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) as a process model. It serves as your own customizable instance of SAFe.

Applied SAFe is a stand-alone product from PEDCO and is fully based on and kept in synch with the actual SAFe version by Scaled Agile Inc. (SAI). The product is officially approved by Scaled Agile Incorporation from Boulder, Colorado; the inventors of the Scaled Agile Framework. Applied SAFe is implemented as a comprehensive, executable process model. It includes all roles, activities, templates, guidelines, milestones, and phases in order to bring the framework to life; including metrics and tailoring.  Applied SAFe is a ‘ready to go with’ implementation and allows organizations to start using the framework immediately.

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PEDCO – Managed Process Services is a public limited company based in Zurich, Switzerland and collaboration partner of Scaled Agile Inc., Boulder (USA) and Method Park, Erlangen (Germany). We support medium-sized and large enterprises in the efficient and successful implementation of demanding development plans within regulatory environments. We help organizations in the set-up, selection, operation and further development of lean and effective processes.

“Applied SAFe® elevates the core of enterprise agility predicated on the key premise of synchronization to an entirely new level. With UFG’s current business model squarely based on fostering comprehensive enterprise agility, this partnership is destined to garner powerful, compliance ready, end-to-end agile transformation solutions.”
Sean Cavandi, Managing Partner , UFIRST Group INC
“It is exciting to see PEDCO’s Applied SAFe® come to life as a sophisticated, enterprise-ready solution for organizations wanting to adapt SAFe to their context and accelerate better business outcomes. We are extremely pleased to be partnering with the outstanding innovators at PEDCO on this important contribution to the SAFe community. The potential to help ease the way for fully comprehensive SAFe adoption is enormous.”
Michael Stump, Managing Director – EMEA, Scaled Agile Inc.