Agile Teams

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Nothing beats an Agile Team.

—SAFe mantra

Abstract

The Agile movement, as captured in part by the Agile Manifesto (2001), represented a major turning point in the way software and systems development are performed. SAFe builds on this change by empowering Agile Teams as the building blocks for creating and delivering value.

Without effective Agile Teams, composed of empowered and motivated individuals, organizations cannot scale Agile to achieve the larger business benefits of Enterprise Lean-Agile development. The primary responsibility of Lean-Agile Leaders becomes to create and mentor these Agile Teams.

The SAFe Agile Team is ...

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