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Founded in February, 1998, the Southern Maryland Chapter follows the INCOSE International Mission, Vision and Goals. 

Additionally, we will:

  • Continue our outreach program to support systems engineering conferences and events at both the Regional and International levels of INCOSE
  • Continue to build partnerships with local professional associations offering unique and diverse systems engineering insights while complimenting their inherent interest areas


Value Stream Management for the Digital Age

  • Date:
    Jan 27, 2022 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
January 27, 2022 | View Flyer | Register to Attend

value-stream-mgmtCompanies that implement Value Stream Management have seen extraordinary business improvements in car manufacturing, software, financial, and medical industries. Despite the benefits, studies show that very few companies have truly implemented value stream thinking, principles, and practices to their Agile Teams and Agile Release Trains, especially when it comes to software and systems development.

In this talk, Richard Knaster, Keynote Speaker, Author, and SAFe Fellow, provides the latest thinking from his new eBook on Value Stream Management for the Digital Age.

Richard Knaster is formerly the Chief Scientist and Vice President of Value Stream Management at In 2022, he founded Digital Business Agility to return to his passion of helping customers with the Lean-Agile transformations and product strategy.

Richard is a SAFe Fellow and methodologist who has written several books on SAFe. He’s a worldwide keynote speaker and executive that helps customers achieve better business outcomes with their digital transformations. Richard is a founding member of the Value Stream Management Consortium (VSMC) and serves as a board member for the Consortium for Information & Software Quality (CISQ). Richard is also a Bain &
Co advisor for their agile practice.