321 Gang, Inc. Now a Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) Gold Partner and SAFe Program Consultant (SPCT) Certified

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Expands enterprise-scale Lean Systems Engineering (LSE) software development services and training based on the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).

321 Gang, Inc. Now a Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) Gold Partner

321 Gang, Inc., the Continuous Engineering Experts, is now a Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) Gold Partner

321 Gang has worked... closely with the Scaled Agile team on… the SAFe LSE framework, which has been incorporated into SAFe 4.0 for Lean Software and Systems Engineering. The 321 Gang consultants are experts in complex systems and software engineering...

321 Gang, Inc. announced today that it is now a Scaled Agile Inc. (SAI) Gold SPCT Partner, and that 321 Gang Director of Technology, Harry Koehnemann, Ph.D., a contributor to the SAFe Lean Systems Engineering Principles, has achieved the elite designation of SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT).

“Gold SPCT is the highest certification level available from SAI and showcases the commitment 321Gang has made to SAFe. We’re very excited to have 321 Gang on board,” said Dean Leffingwell, Chief Methodologist and creator of SAFe. “321 Gang has worked very closely with the Scaled Agile team on development of the SAFe for Lean Systems Engineering (LSE) framework, which has been incorporated into SAFe 4.0 for Lean Software and Systems Engineering. The 321 Gang consultants are experts in complex systems and software engineering, and are a great addition to our growing partner community.”

The Scaled Agile Framework is a proven, publicly-accessible knowledge base for implementing agile practices at enterprise scale, consisting of approximately 300 pages of guidance. Its primary interface is the SAFe “Big Picture” graphic which highlights the individual roles, teams, activities and artifacts necessary to scale agile from the team, to teams of teams, to the enterprise level. It has been successfully applied in programs ranging from only 50-100 people to enterprises employing thousands of software and systems engineers.

Many of 321 Gang’s clients manage complex environments in highly regulated industries. As both training and service providers, 321 Gang’s consultants work with these large, system-driven enterprises by guiding them through successful implementations of SAFe. Harry Koehnemann, Director of Technology for 321 Gang, says, “The enterprises we have worked with to implement SAFe have found that it delivers significant value by reducing rework and waste while ensuring regulatory compliance. These clients report that their teams and programs are aligned better thus allowing them to more efficiently deliver higher quality solutions.”

“321 Gang is our top partner in the systems space,” says Francis Kelly, SAI’s VP of Partner Development. “Their expertise in this market makes them uniquely qualified to help enterprises in regulated industries apply Lean Systems Engineering (LSE) and software development principles using SAFe.”

About 321 Gang, Inc.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, 321 Gang is driven to accelerate systems engineering and software development in large, highly-regulated industries including Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Medical Device, and Consumer Electronics. Through the use of Lean-Agile principles, 321 Gang's consultants work with industry-leading system builders of embedded software to help implement best practices for requirements management, model-based systems engineering (MBSE), test management/verification and validation, and traceability for compliance and reporting. 321 Gang, the Continuous Engineering Experts, is a five-time winner of IBM Rational Awards, an IBM Premier Business Partner, a Scaled Agile, Inc. SPCT Gold Partner with multiple SAFe Program Consultants (SPC) and a SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT).

To learn more about 321 Gang, Inc., visit http://321Gang.com
To learn more about Scaled Agile training courses offered by 321 Gang, Inc., visit http://321gang.com/scaled-agile-training-courses/
To learn more the Lean Systems Engineering aspects of SAFe, visit http://321gang.com/safe-for-lean-systems-engineering-lse/

About Scaled Agile, Inc. (SAI):

Based in Boulder, Colorado, Scaled Agile’s mission is to help systems and software-dependent companies achieve better outcomes, increase employee engagement, and improve business economics through adoption of Lean-Agile principles and practices based on the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). A winner of the Red Herring North America Top 100 Award and Edison Award Nominee, SAI supports tens of thousands of practitioners of the Framework through training, certification, consulting services, and a global partner network that reaches over 35 countries and 350 cities.

To learn more, visit http://www.scaledagile.com

321 Gang and the Continuous Engineering Experts are trademarks of 321 Gang, Inc. Scaled Agile Framework® and SAFe® are a registered trademarks of Scaled Agile, Inc.

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