Chapter 17. Benefits of PBE

This chapter discusses the benefits of adopting PBE and its Core Values, Patterns, Guidelines, and Practice. We will also touch upon some of the associated PBE Patterns and Guidelines that can help achieve those benefits. Details for the Patterns and Guidelines were provided in Part II, starting in Chapter 9.

The following sections discuss the benefits of PBE according to the area that they impact, starting with the benefits commonly associated with patterns and automation, namely, productivity, quality, and communication. Later sections look at the benefits of PBE with respect to leveraging skills and expertise and improved governance.

Keep in mind that these benefits do not exist in isolation. They can impact and ...

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