Appendix A: Rules

The LeSS Rules are the definition of the LeSS Framework. They are things we consider a must. Why? This is explained in the Why LeSS description on

LeSS Framework Rules

The LeSS framework applies to products with 2–“8” teams.

• LeSS Structure •

Image Structure the organization using real teams as the basic organizational building block.

Image Each team is (1) self-managing, (2) cross-functional, (3) co-located, and (4) long-lived.

The majority of the teams are customer-focused feature teams.

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