Mac Felsing

About the Presenter

John “Mac” Felsing

John “Mac” Felsing is co-founder of Berkana Enterprise Consulting and the co-author of A Practical Guide to Feature-Driven Development. He has expert-level knowledge and experience in multiple agile areas, including Feature Driven Development (FDD), XP, Scrum, Kanban, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), and enterprise-level transformations. He is a spirited leader, mentor, coach, innovator and enterprise architect with over 30 years in software product development, consulting and business process design and engineering, spanning institutions in diverse industries including aerospace, manufacturing, healthcare, financial and government. A servant leader, Mac empowers teams and individuals to effectively identify and resolve roadblocks to successful project completion, and to develop the habits and attitudes to deliver frequent, tangible, working results.  Mac is a SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), and holds Scaled Agilist (SA) and Tasc Certified Systems Engineer (TCSE) certifications.

Title: SAFe-Leadership; No Pointy-Hairs allowed

The foundational concepts in SAFe and Lean are built around leadership… at all levels.  Safe 3.0 has brought forward the concept of lean leadership in a special icon on the big picture.

However, leadership happens at all levels in SAFe and the enterprise.

What are the patterns of leadership that are needed in SAFe (and Agile in general), and what are the Anti-patterns?

What is so important about this topic in SAFe that it now has a separate symbol on the big picture.

Join author and SPC, Mac Felsing as we explore the desired leadership behaviors, the anti-patterns, and how to influence and encourage leaders to exhibit SAFe leadership.

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