Measure and Grow II: SAFe Assessments for Growth and Success

Comparative Agility
2 min readDec 7, 2023

Article inspired by the webinar Measure and Grow II: SAFe Assessments for Growth and Success with Jim Fowler and Jorgen Hesselberg.

Comparative Agility recently hosted an insightful webinar, “Measure and Grow II: SAFe Assessments for Growth and Success,” featuring industry experts Jim Fowler and Jorgen Hesselberg. The webinar covered the critical aspects of SAFe assessments and their role in fostering organizational growth.

The session commenced with an exploration of the fundamental concepts behind SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) assessments. Jim Fowler and Jorgen Hesselberg, both renowned authorities in the field, shared their expertise on leveraging these assessments as a vehicle for evaluating and enhancing an organization’s agile maturity.

Throughout the webinar, participants gained valuable insights into the significance of adopting a growth mindset when undergoing SAFe assessments. The speakers emphasized the importance of not viewing assessments as mere evaluations but as catalysts for improvement. By embracing a culture of continuous learning and adaptation, companies can effectively utilize assessment results to identify areas for development and steer their agile journey toward success.

Moreover, the webinar shed light on the practical applications of SAFe assessments. Attendees received guidance on how to interpret assessment results and leverage them to drive meaningful change within their organizations. Jim and Jorgen highlighted the role of data-driven decision-making in optimizing agility, encouraging participants to utilize assessment data as a compass for informed strategic planning.

The interactive session also addressed common challenges encountered during the assessment process. From overcoming resistance to change to aligning assessment outcomes with business objectives, the speakers provided actionable strategies to navigate these hurdles effectively.

The webinar’s impact extended beyond theoretical discussions, offering pragmatic advice and real-world examples that resonated with attendees. Jim Fowler and Jorgen Hesselberg’s expertise, combined with Comparative Agility’s commitment to fostering agile excellence, made “Measure and Grow II” a valuable resource for organizations striving to evolve and thrive in today’s dynamic business landscape.

In conclusion, Comparative Agility’s webinar on SAFe Assessments for Growth and Success provided participants with actionable insights and a roadmap for leveraging assessments as a catalyst for organizational advancement. The event highlighted the transformative potential of embracing a growth-oriented approach and utilizing assessment data to drive meaningful change.

We encourage you to explore SAFe assessments on Comparative Agility. They’re a valuable resource for driving your company’s growth journey.

The full webinar recording is available here.