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Safe 4.0 Distilled : Applying the Scaled Agile Framework for Lean Software and Systems Engineering
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“SAFe® 4.0 Distilled is the book we’ve all been waiting for. It breaks down the complexity of the Framework into easily digestible explanations and actionable guidance. A must-have resource for beginners as well as seasoned practitioners.”
—Lee Cunningham, Sr. Director, Enterprise Agile Strategy at VersionOne, Inc.
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 Hewlett Packard Enterprise, AstraZeneca, Cisco, and Philips—have turned to the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) to achieve agility at scale and maintain a competitive edge.
SAFe® 4.0 Distilled: Applying the Scaled Agile Framework® for Lean Software and Systems Engineering 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
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. InScaled Agile Framework (SAFe) 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. Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Distilled will help you launch it, quickly earn value from it, and grow its value with every new project.