WSJF (Weighted Shortest Job First)

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If you only quantify one thing, quantify the cost of delay.

—Donald Reinertsen

Abstract

SAFe is intended for application in situations in which Agile Release Trains (ARTs) are engaged in ongoing, continuous development—a flow of work—that makes up the Enterprise’s incremental development effort. As such, it avoids the overhead and delays of the start-stop-start nature of traditional projects and programs, whereby various project authorizations and phase gates are used to control the program and its economics.

While this continuous flow model helps eliminate delays and keeps the system lean, we do have to ensure ...

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