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SAFe 4.5 Distilled: Applying the Scaled Agile Framework for Lean Software and Systems Engineering, 2nd Edition

SAFe 4.5 Distilled: Applying the Scaled Agile Framework for Lean Software and Systems Engineering, 2nd Edition

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  • Copyright 2019
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 368
  • Edition: 2nd
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-517125-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-517125-7

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

  • Understand the business case for SAFe: its benefits, the problems it solves, and how to apply it
  • Get an overview of SAFe across all parts of the business: team, program, value stream, and portfolio
  • Learn why SAFe works: the power of SAFe’s Lean-Agile mindset, values, and principles
  • Discover how systems thinking, Agile development, and Lean product development form the underlying basis for SAFe
  • Learn how to become a Lean-Agile leader and effectively drive an enterprise-wide transformation

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Table of Contents



About the Authors

Abbreviations Used in this Book

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




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