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SAFe®: The World’s Leading Framework for Enterprise Agility
To succeed in today’s adapt-or-die marketplace, businesses must be able to rapidly change the way they create and deliver value to their customers. Hundreds of the world’s most successful companies—including Intel, Capital One, AstraZeneca, Cisco, and Philips—have turned to the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) to achieve agility at scale and maintain a competitive edge.
SAFe® 4.5 Distilled: Applying the Scaled Agile Framework® for Lean Enterprises explains how adopting SAFe can quickly improve time to market and increase productivity, quality, and employee engagement. In this book, you will
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Part I: Overview
Chapter 1: Business Need for SAFe
Chapter 2: SAFe Overview
Part II: Mindset, Principles, and Leadership
Chapter 3: Lean Agile Mindset
Chapter 4: SAFe Principles
Chapter 5: Lean-Agile Leaders
Part III: Essential SAFe
Chapter 6: The Agile Release Train
Chapter 7: Planning a Program Increment
Chapter 8: Iterating
Chapter 9: Executing the Program Increment
Chapter 10: Inspect and Adapt
Part IV: Large Solution SAFe
Chapter 11: The Large Solution SAFe Overview
Chapter 12: Defining Large and Complex Solutions
Chapter 13: Solution Train Execution
Part V. Portfolio SAFe
Chapter 14: Lean Portfolio Management
Chapter 15: Strategy and Investment Funding
Chapter 16: Agile Portfolio Operations
Chapter 17: Lean Governance
Part VI: Implementing SAFe
Chapter 18: The Guiding Coalition
Chapter 19: Designing the Implementation
Chapter 20: Implementing Agile Release Trains
Chapter 21: Launching More ARTs and Value Streams; Extending to the Portfolio
Chapter 22: Sustaining and Improving