SAFe 5 for Lean Enterprises

Select SAFe configuration
OverviewAn overview of the Seven Core Competencies of the Lean Enterprise.
EssentialEssential is the most basic configuration of the framework, and it provides the minimal elements necessary to be successful with SAFe.
Large SolutionLarge Solution is for enterprises building large and complex solutions, which do not require the portfolio level’s constructs.
PortfolioPortfolio provides Strategy and Investment funding, Agile Portfolio Operations, and Lean Governance.
FullFull is the most comprehensive configuration. It supports building large, integrated solutions that typically require hundreds of people to develop and maintain.
Portfolio SAFe provides portfolio strategy and investment funding, Agile portfolio operations, and Lean governance.
IterationsStoryProduct OwnerScrum MasterAgile TeamsScrumXPTeam KanbanTeam BacklogSystem DemoEnabler FeatureCore ValuesLean Agile MindsetSAFe PrinciplesImplementation RoadmapSPC -SAFe Program Consultant Team BacklogIteration PlanningAgile Release TrainContinuous DeploymentIteration ExecutionRelease Train EngineerIteration GoalsFeatureFeatureEnabler StorySystem DemoPI PlanningPI PlanningPI PlanningInspect and AdaptInnovation and Planning IterationBusiness OwnersLean Agile LeadershipBuilt-in QualityProgram KanbanSystem TeamProduct ManagementVisionNFR - Nonfunctional RequirementsProgram BacklogWSJF - Weighted Shortest Job FirstProgram BacklogProgram KanbanDevOpsLean UXSystem Architect/EngineeringArchitectural RunwayContinuous Delivery PipelineContinuous ExplorationContinuous IntegrationIteration ReviewNon-Functional RequirementsRoadmapMilestonesCommunities of PracticeShared ServicesMetricsEnterpriseStrategic ThemesEpic OwnersEnterprise ArchitectPortfolio VisionLean BudgetsPortfolio KanbanNon-Functional RequirementsPortfolio BacklogPortfolio KanbanPortfolio Business EpicPortfolio Business EpicEnabler EpicPortfolio SAFePortfolio BacklogRelease on DemandEssential SAFeValue Stream KPIsInnovation and Planning IterationGovernmentLean Agile LeadershipPI ObjectivesGuardrailsGuardrailsIterationsStoryCustomer CentricityIterationsInspect and AdaptLean Portfolio Management CompetencyAgile Product Delivery CompetencyTeam and Technical Agility CompetencyDesign ThinkingAgile TeamsBusiness and TechnologyIteration GoalsSolutionSolution ContextOrganizational AgilityContinuous Learning CultureBusiness AgilityMeasure and GrowIteration RetrospectiveWhat is New in SAFe 5?Program IncrementProgram IncrementParticipatory BudgetingSystem DemoSolutionEnabler FeatureStoryValue Stream CoordinationValue StreamsOperational Value StreamsIterations

What’s New in SAFe?

SAFe constantly evolves. Read what’s new below.

Hi Folks, The 20th Anniversary of the Agile Manifesto stirred up a lot of reminiscing in our community last month. While it might inspire nostalgia, the Manifesto isn’t some historical…

What do these things have in common? A lot more than you might think! During our SPC(T) class last week, SAFe Fellow and continuous-learning, deep-OCM-thinker Joe Vallone pointed our class…

Hello Folks, The team thought it would be helpful to bring attention to a couple of the newest elements in SAFe. I got the first slot, to talk about the…

The digital world is changing at an ever-increasing pace and Scaled Agile is committed to the evolution of SAFe to help organizations achieve business agility. Relentless improvement is central to…

Hi Folks, At the recent Global SAFe Summit, I had a chance to moderate a panel with three of my heroes: Mik Kersten, Gene Kim, and Don Reinertsen. These best-selling…

Hi Folks,  For about a decade, I’ve been applying Geoffrey Moore’s breakthrough books Inside the Tornado and Crossing the Chasm as reference manuals for the business model design and strategy…

Hi folks. I wanted to inform everyone that we have just released new Big Picture Glossary functionality with integrated translations. While the Glossary terms themselves have not changed, we now…

SAFe principle #10, Organize Around Value describes how traditional organizational structures and hierarchies make it difficult to deliver value to customers. This principle shows how reinstating a more flexible, network…

In 2015, the SAFe® Fellow program was developed to recognize a select number of individuals who have the depth and breadth of experience to work at the highest levels of…

There are eight customer stories being presented at the upcoming 2020 Global SAFe Summit October 27 – 28, and I was delighted to be a part of that effort. In…

Recent Blog Posts

Below is a list of the most recent blog posts about SAFe, excluding what’s new.

Hi Folks, The 20th Anniversary of the Agile Manifesto stirred up a lot of reminiscing in our community last month. While it might inspire nostalgia, the Manifesto isn’t some historical…

What do these things have in common? A lot more than you might think! During our SPC(T) class last week, SAFe Fellow and continuous-learning, deep-OCM-thinker Joe Vallone pointed our class…

Hello Folks, The team thought it would be helpful to bring attention to a couple of the newest elements in SAFe. I got the first slot, to talk about the…

The digital world is changing at an ever-increasing pace and Scaled Agile is committed to the evolution of SAFe to help organizations achieve business agility. Relentless improvement is central to…

Hi Folks, At the recent Global SAFe Summit, I had a chance to moderate a panel with three of my heroes: Mik Kersten, Gene Kim, and Don Reinertsen. These best-selling…

Hi Folks,  For about a decade, I’ve been applying Geoffrey Moore’s breakthrough books Inside the Tornado and Crossing the Chasm as reference manuals for the business model design and strategy…

Hi folks. I wanted to inform everyone that we have just released new Big Picture Glossary functionality with integrated translations. While the Glossary terms themselves have not changed, we now…

SAFe principle #10, Organize Around Value describes how traditional organizational structures and hierarchies make it difficult to deliver value to customers. This principle shows how reinstating a more flexible, network…

In 2015, the SAFe® Fellow program was developed to recognize a select number of individuals who have the depth and breadth of experience to work at the highest levels of…

There are eight customer stories being presented at the upcoming 2020 Global SAFe Summit October 27 – 28, and I was delighted to be a part of that effort. In…

 

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