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SAFe 4.0 Distilled: Applying the Scaled Agile Framework for Lean Software and Systems Engineering, Rough Cuts

SAFe 4.0 Distilled: Applying the Scaled Agile Framework for Lean Software and Systems Engineering, Rough Cuts

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  • Copyright 2017
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 416
  • Edition: 1st
  • Rough Cuts
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-420947-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-420947-0

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Today, companies know they must adapt quickly or die. They are increasingly seeking to adapt by using agile principles and practices—but many are still changing too slowly, and can't sustain change. Fortunately, a growing number of enterprises have found a far more effective solution: the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).

SAFe changes the game by integrating Agile, Lean and product development flow thinking with a new operating model that successfully coordinate works at all levels: team, program, and portfolio. SAFe helps managers learn to become lean-thinking leaders, working with teams to continuously improve their systems, and create environments where everyone flourishes. In SAFe(R) 4.0 Distilled, two SAFe pioneers show software practitioners how to use achieve higher productivity, improve the quality of their software processes, and bridge the divide between executives, managers and practitioners—aligning everyone towards common goals and objectives. If you want to scale and sustain agile in the enterprise, SAFe can get you there. SAFe(R) 4.0 Distilled will help you launch it, quickly earn value from it, and grow its value with every new project.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Overview

Chapter 1: Business Need for SAFe

Chapter 2: SAFe Overview

Part II: The Foundation of SAFe

Chapter 3: Lean-Agile Mindset

Chapter 4: Lean-Agile Leaders

Chapter 5: SAFe Principles

Part III: Program and Team Level

Chapter 6: The Agile Release Train

Chapter 7: Planning a Program Increment

Chapter 8: Executing a Program Increment

Chapter 9: Inspect and Adapt

Part IV: Value Stream Level

Chapter 10: Value Stream Overview

Chapter 11: Defining Complex Solutions

Chapter 12: Coordinating ARTs & Suppliers

Part V: Portfolio Level

Chapter 13: Portfolio Level Overview

Chapter 14: Lean-Agile Budgeting, Forecasting, and Contracting

Part VI: Implementing SAFe

Chapter 15: The Guiding Coalition

Chapter 16: Design the Implementation

Chapter 17: Implementing Agile Release Trains

Chapter 18: Sustain and Improve




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