SAFe: framework for scaling Agile

Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) empowers complex organizations to achieve the benefits of Lean-Agile software and systems development at scale.

SAFe is the world’s leading framework for scaling Agile across the enterprise. Used by hundreds of the world’s largest organizations, SAFe sustains and drives faster time-to-market, dramatic increases in productivity and quality, and improvement in employee engagement.

SAFe is designed to help businesses continuously and more efficiently deliver value on a regular and predictable schedule.  It provides a knowledge base of proven, integrated principles and practices to support enterprise agility. 

An important key to success in supporting a Lean-Agile transformation is leadership engagement combined with education and training. Scaled Agile’s role-based curriculum helps enterprises unlock business results with SAFe. The SAFe® Learner Subscription is designed to help enterprises link strategy to execution by training business and technical leaders, architects, and developers on  Lean-Agile practices.

Use the SAFe® Learner Subscription to drive continuous value across your Lean-Agile organization.

SAFe provides guidance for all the levels of the enterprise that are actively engaged in solution development: Team, Program, Large Solution, and Portfolio. The result is greater alignment and visibility across the organization, connecting the business strategy to execution, enabling better business results, faster, and with a higher degree of predictability and quality.

Mastery of the five core competencies for the Lean Enterprise included in SAFe empowers organizations to successfully navigate the transformation to Lean, Agile, and DevOps. This equips them to respond effectively to volatile market conditions, changing customer needs, and emerging technologies. Read more about how to sustain a competitive advantage.

Access the SAFe Big Picture, blog posts, resources, downloads, and guidance articles at scaledagileframework.com

“Changing customer expectations and the tremendous pace of market disruptions required a framework and processes that are quick, scalable, and responsive. The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), with its nonlinear approach and adaptability, is the way of the future.”

Sundaresan Jagadeesan
Program Manager, Royal Philips

Over 70% of US Fortune 100 enterprises have Certified SAFe® professionals continuously delivering value on a regular and predictable schedule. These individuals leverage the SAFe Principles to make them more Agile in the marketplace and more competitive in their industry. SAFe is a mature framework that translates to across-the-board improvements for both customers and employees. It is supported by the robust, global Scaled Agile Partner Network, a comprehensive, role-based training and certification program, and over 450,000 SAFe® professionals. The latest Annual State of Agile Survey by Collabnet VersionOne reports that SAFe saw the largest user increase in scaling methods, and is the most popular among scaling frameworks.

See Real World Results in Our SAFe Case Studies