Scaled Agile Releases SAFe® 4.5 Reference Guide: Scaled Agile Framework® for Lean Enterprises

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Second Edition of the Definitive Guide to Implementing Agile at Scale Helps Enterprises Build Better Software and Systems.

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SAFe 4.5 can be configured to support any organization’s needs and allows companies to test ideas more quickly, deliver much faster, simplify governance, and improve portfolio performance.

Scaled Agile, Inc., provider of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), today announced the publication of the SAFe® 4.5 Reference Guide: Scaled Agile Framework® for Lean Enterprises. The second edition of the reference guide includes the most up-to-date innovations in SAFe 4.5. Published by Addison-Wesley Professional, the SAFe 4.5 Reference Guide is now shipping.

The new edition is fully updated and written for those serious about learning and implementing the world’s leading framework for enterprise agility. Readers will find comprehensive guidance for work at the enterprise Portfolio, Large Solution, Program, and Team levels, including the various roles, practices, and principles that constitute the Framework. Major updates include chapters on the SAFe Implementation Roadmap, the Large Solution Level, Advanced Topics, and a SAFe glossary.

“The SAFe 4.5 Reference Guide is the most comprehensive resource available to students wanting to study for their SAFe certification exams as well as the 250,000 SAFe practitioners seeking in-depth guidance on how to apply SAFe in their workplace,” said Dean Leffingwell, creator of SAFe and Chief Methodologist at Scaled Agile. “SAFe 4.5 can be configured to support any organization’s needs and allows companies to test ideas more quickly, deliver much faster, simplify governance, and improve portfolio performance."

What Readers Will Learn

  • An in-depth understanding of the Scaled Agile Framework, how to implement it successfully, and apply it to deliver breakthrough performance.
  • The ability to overcome the organizational obstacles to business and software, and systems agility.
  • How to use ‘Lean thinking’ to help teams continuously improve programs and performance.

In addition to Leffingwell, co-authors Richard Knaster, Inbar Oren, and Drew Jemilo, as well as the larger SAFe contributor community, were all instrumental in developing and evolving the Framework’s body of knowledge, Lean-Agile practices, and guidance for enterprises adopting SAFe found in this second edition.

The promotional code “SCALEDAGILE” can be used at informit.com/safe to receive a 35 percent discount on the book, e-book, or book plus e-book bundle. For more information on the updated guide, please visit scaledagile.com/reference-guide.

About Scaled Agile, Inc.:

Scaled Agile, Inc., is the provider of SAFe®, the world’s leading framework for enterprise agility. Through learning and certification, a global partner network, and a growing community of over 250,000 trained professionals, Scaled Agile helps enterprises build better systems, increase employee engagement, and improve business outcomes. Scaled Agile is a contributing member of the Pledge 1% corporate philanthropy and community service movement. Learn about Scaled Agile and SAFe at scaledagile.com and scaledagileframework.com.

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