Value Stream Management & SAFe®

A truly unique solution to improve the flow of value to your customers — the thing that matter the most to the future growth of your business.

Improve Flow of Value to Customers with NTT DATA’s Unique Solution

The future growth of your business lies in safely increasing the flow of value to your customers. NTT DATA helps you accomplish this by identifying the existing flow of value, systemic impediments, and bottlenecks of your business, and then solving them with our expertise and experience in agile, DevOps, Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), project-to-product alignment, and value stream management.

Our radically different approach helps you make decisions based on objective data, changing only the necessary part of your organization, and documenting measurable improvements on the transformation in near real-time.

Success Stories and Latest Insights

Success Stories

Read how companies in various industries solved their challenges by partnering with NTT DATA.

Digital Transformation in Global Shipping: A Value Stream Management Approach

Digital Transformation in Global Shipping: A Value Stream Management Approach

NTT DATA collaborated with a global shipping leader to fortify their digital strategy through a six-month Value Stream Management (VSM) proof-of-concept. Utilizing Tasktop Viz and Planview, our team enhanced operational visibility, streamlined prioritization, and resolved bottlenecks. This strategic initiative, in sync with the client's digital transformation goals, is set to significantly expand our ongoing engagement, reinforcing the client's market resilience and operational efficiency in a dynamic industry landscape.

Optimizing Operational Efficiency: A Financial Institution’s Transformation Journey with NTT DATA

Optimizing Operational Efficiency: A Financial Institution’s Transformation Journey with NTT DATA

NTT DATA partnered with a financial institution to tackle their escalating operational expenses. Through a 3-month targeted engagement, we mapped the value flow within the organization, identifying key bottlenecks. The outcome: a data-driven roadmap for efficiency, empowering the client's internal team to prioritize actions. With our mix of process and tooling solutions, the institution is well-positioned to enhance operational effectiveness and maintain growth.

Business Success Cases - Agile Transformation of a Traditional German Industrial Insurer

Business Success Cases - Agile Transformation of a Traditional German Industrial Insurer

The IT of a traditional German industrial insurer with +600 employees was to be completely converted to the agile framework SAFe®. The goal was to establish an agile organizational structure and improve collaboration between business and IT. In 18 months, we gradually converted IT to the new organization and accompanied it with change measures. An initial pilot was conducted with some of the employees; after successful testing, the processes were rolled out to the other units. The result: people, organization and technology were brought into harmony.

SAFe<sup>®</sup> Implementation, Training & Coaching for 7 ARTs of a German Automotive Company

SAFe® Implementation, Training & Coaching for 7 ARTs of a German Automotive Company

The software company for the automotive industry is pursuing the goal of introducing SAFe® as the target operating model in the company. All +5000 employees need to be brought along and transformed. NTT DATA has delivered SAFe® training with +1,000 participants and led the transformation of 7 ARTs including their development teams, including overarching solution layer, to a successful way of working through interims management, coaching and consulting.

Latest Insights

Read our latest insights related to Value Stream Management & SAFe®︎ from around the world.

Developing a product as software: why agility is no longer an option.

Developing a product as software: why agility is no longer an option.

The concept of agility, originally born in the software development world, is now spreading to product-based companies to help them cope with an ever-evolving market. Discover in this article how the SAFe framework assists companies in being prepared for change.

Mastering outcomes: A 10-step guide to effective value stream management

Mastering outcomes: A 10-step guide to effective value stream management

If you're focused on streamlining application delivery, enhancing efficiency, and delivering superior value to your customers, look no further. Our eBook, "Mastering outcomes: A 10-step guide to effective value stream management” is your concise, insightful guide to understanding and successfully implementing VSM. Download your free eBook now and accelerate your journey toward effective value delivery.

Accelerating value delivery for modern businesses

Accelerating value delivery for modern businesses

Meet Max and Flo as they uncover the realities of a company struggling with disjointed processes and overburdened employees. Through their adventure, they highlight how Launch by NTT DATA toolkit can stabilize, sustain and scale software delivery for any organization, looking to navigate the complexities of digital transformation.

Frenzy vs. flow – Lessons on value-based transformations

Frenzy vs. flow – Lessons on value-based transformations

Launch by NTT DATA’s Chief Methodologist Danny Presten joins Clinton Bonner to take a look at company transformations and how to improve flow through the value stream management. Check out the highlights below, then dive into the full episode to explore how you can promote a problem-solving culture.

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SAFe® Training Program

By offering training courses for leaders driving enterprise transformation and for each role within Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), NTT DATA develops the human resources you need to enhance your business agility.

Leading SAFe® (SA)

Learn the importance of business agility and the insights leaders need to transform their organizations using the SAFe®.

SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)

Learn the role of the product owner (PO) and product manager (PM) responsible for each agile team and Agile Release Train (ART).

SAFe® Scrum Master (SSM)

Learn about the fundamentals of Scrum in the SAFe® and your role as a Scrum Master in the Agile team that makes up the Agile Release Train (ART).

SAFe® for Teams (SP)

Learn the role of the Agile team in Agile Release Train (ART) and the knowledge and practices of Scrum development, Kanban and XP to achieve high performance as part of a team.

Implementing SAFe® (SPC)

Learn how to successfully drive a SAFe® transformation in your organisation as a Lean Agile change agent, release train engineer or consultant by effectively using the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and the five core competencies of a Lean Enterprise.

SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM)

Based on a solid foundation as a Scrum Master, you will learn how to apply the principles of Lean, Kanban, DevOps and SAFe® to improve agile teams, Agile Release Train (ART), team and business outcomes, and drive organizational success.

SAFe® Release Train Engineer (RTE)

As a Release Train Engineer (RTE) leading an Agile Release Train (ART), you will learn how to execute SAFe®, continuously improve PI planning and other key SAFe® events, and teach new processes and thinking to leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters.

SAFe® DevOps (SDP)

Learn to map the current value stream from concept to cash and design a sustainable delivery pipeline that is right for the business, so that all technical, non-technical and leadership people involved in the Agile Release Train (ART) can optimize the development value stream and share the DevOps mindset.

Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)

To enable executives, project management officers (PMOs) and other key stakeholders to plan dynamically and flexibly adjust initiatives and budgets in response to market changes, learn how to link portfolio strategies and initiatives to agile work planning and execution, how to integrate feedback from participatory budgeting, and how to respond to change while maintaining your funding vision and roadmap.