CAPITAL FOR CHANGE
The change begins from people. By investing in human capital you can ensure that the change starts to flow to the right direction right from the beginning. By taking care of people’s skills you also motivate the organization and build a foundation for future success.
Our clients are experts in their business. We know the agile way to work and lead change. To combine the best of both worlds we offer the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) framework and certified training. In addition, we arrange tailored training, coaching, and consulting.
SIGN UP TO A COURSE
You can use our course calendar to sign up for the following courses or ask for more information about our client-specific course offering. Our instructors are Maarit Laanti, Rami Sirkiä, Pasi Rupponen, Erik Fallenius, Simo Vuorinen, Kirsi Mikkonen, Ari Koli, Juha Itkonen, Kati Laine, Antti Tevanlinna, Rauno Kosamo, Jarno Vähäniitty and Suvi Myllykangas. All our instructors are SAFe Program Consultant certified.
Leading SAFe course is for managers, architects, systems engineers, portfolio owners, middle management and change agents who are responsible for internal development. The course covers the key principles in Lean thinking and the SAFe framework. SAFe enables the implementation of lean organization in practice for service and software development organization. The course also discusses how to lead change in an agile organization, how to design agile increments, and how organize development backlog and portfolio management efficiently.
Implementing SAFe 4.5 with SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) (English)
The Implementing SAFe 4.5 with SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) program is for internal agile change agents and external consultants. It provides the tools to implement agile programs and validates their knowledge in agile programs, program portfolio management, agile architecture, and leadership so that they can launch Agile Release Trains as part of an enterprise Lean-Agile change initiative.
SAFe® Release Train Engineer
Learn to facilitate bigger groups efficiently and keep the train on tracks! With new Release Train Engineer (RTE) training you will achieve an extensive knowledge about the role and responsibilities of Release Train Engineer (RTE) in the SAFe enterprise. RTE is responsible for keeping the Agile Release Train (ART) in progress and facilitating the Scrum of Scrums. After the training you will understand how to create end-to-end value by using ARTs and value streams.
SAFe Advanced Scrum Master
This two-day course prepares current Scrum Masters for their leadership role in facilitating Agile team, program, and enterprise success in a SAFe® implementation. The course covers facilitation of cross-team interactions in support of the program execution and relentless improvement. It enhances the Scrum paradigm with an introduction to scalable engineering and DevOps practices; the application of Kanban to facilitate the flow of value; and supporting interactions with architects, product management, and other critical stakeholders in the larger program and enterprise contexts. The course offers actionable tools for building high-performing teams and explores practical ways of addressing Agile and Scrum anti-patterns in the enterprise.
SAFe® 4.5 for Teams
This two-day course coaches teams that are part of agile release train (ART) to use Scrum, Kanban and extreme programming (XP) methods. Teams will learn how to transform into an agile team. How to plan backlogs and iterations and how to make iterations happen. Students will get to know their own agile release train, as well as their role in planning, implementation and continuous improvement with other teams. This training will prepare teams to execute a Program Increment (PI), including all meetings with the team and program levels focusing on the future PI-planning. Training prepares participants for SAFe Certified Practitioner (SP) exam.
Toyota has done very well over the economic fluctuations from one decade to another. This success is based on their exceptionally good working methods, that form the base of lean thinking. An important cornerstone of their success is their very strong culture for continuous improvement. Toyota Kata course allows you to use the continuous improvement and the management model that they have in your own organization.
DSCONF Workshop: Creating meaningful natural-language user interfaces
Nitor is teaming up with design systems conference DSCONF Helsinki 2018. As part of the conference we are arranging a one day workshop on Thursday 15.3.2018 where we learn how to create personalities for conversational interfaces. During this hands-on workshop we will explore methods for creating voice-based design systems and reflecting a product’s brand with conversational UI.