Luca Minudel
Agile Coach & Trainer, SmHarter, Italy

Luca Minudel is a Lean-Agile Coach & Trainer with 17 years of experience in Lean/Agile and 20+ in professional software delivery.

He is passionate about agility, lean, complexity science, and co-creation.

He contributed to the adoption of lean and agile practices by Ferrari’s F1 racing team. For ThoughtWorks he delivered training, coaching, assessments and organisational transformations in top-tier organisations in Europe and the United States. He worked as Head of Agility, Agile Transformation Lead, Lean/Agile Practice Lead, and as Lean/Agile Coach in companies such as HSBC, Lloyds, LexisNexis.

Luca is the founder and CEO at SmHarter.com, a company that helps organisations turn their way of working into their competitive advantage.



In the industry there are growing concerns about what practitioners call Dark Agile. A growing majority of leading experts advice against SAFe. What may seem like a reassuring solution could be instead a very expensive and time-consuming mistake.
Are you an entrepreneur, a director, a senior leader considering the adoption of SAFe or any other scaled agile frameworks?

Would you like to join us at the discussion table? Would you open up for us your motivation for SAFe adoption? What it is that attracted you toward consideration of this approach? What are your expectations for adopting Agile? And what is the particular context of your organization which we might be missing when looking from outside?

This session will be recorded and edited into a public podcast. Its purpose is to discuss the expectations: Why organizations are thinking SAFe as a solution for their agility? We will also look, what leading agile experts say about the framework and we will discuss alternative possibilities, that could be used instead.

The session will be moderated by: Luca Minudel and Michal Vallo


  • Attila Ferik, Software Platform Engineering Director, GE Healthcare Hungary
  • Jan Mastalir, Technical Director, 2N TELEKOMUNIKACE, Czech Republic
  • Michal Vallo, CEO and Management Consultant, Czech Republic
  • Luca Minudel, Agile Coach & Trainer, SmHarter, Italy & UK
  • Read more about what leading industry experts says about SAFe.

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