CMO Leadership with Ty Hayes

Dive into the insights and strategies of award-winning Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Ty Hayes and leading CMO's and experts.


55. Scaling Agile Marketing using SAFe

With Melissa Reeve, Co-Founder of the Agile Marketing Alliance

In this episode, we discuss:

  • An Overview of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) which is used to scale agile within an organisation

  • Some key principles of SAFe including the principle of organising agile teams around delivered value

  • How multiple agile teams can perform work in strategic alignment using Agile Release Trains and Product Increment Planning.

  • The Weighted Shortest Job First (WSJF) prioritisation tool used in SAFe (but has application to marketing teams whether they are using agile or not)

  • Investments that marketing teams/organisations must make to scale agile marketing successfully.

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About the Show

Are you striving to build a high-performance marketing team that accelerates growth for your organisation?

This podcast is designed specifically for marketing leaders seeking to optimise their team’s performance to drive unparalleled results.

Tune in to:

  • Unlock secrets from top CMO’s on how they’ve crafted dynamic marketing team structures and built modern capabilities
  • Discover agile marketing practices that can triple team productivity and slash time to market
  • Learn the leadership principles and strategies to drive change, create a high-performance team culture and boost staff engagement.
  • Gain insights from interviews with leadership experts and authors, and marketing leaders from accross all industries including Uber, ABC, Calendly and EY.

Your Host – Ty Hayes

Ty is an award-winning former CMO turned business founder, who built and led the #1 marketing team in Australia (AMI Awards) and was ranked the #10 CMO in Australia (CMO50) whilst CMO for a global university. Ty now hosts this podcast and runs Growth Generators with the mission to help CMOs build modern marketing teams that drive growth.