Features and Capabilities

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There’s innovation in Linux. There are some really good technical features that I’m proud of. There are capabilities in Linux that aren’t in other operating systems.

— Linus Torvalds

Abstract

SAFe describes a hierarchy of artifacts that describe functional system behavior: Epics > Capabilities > Features > Stories. This article describes Features and Capabilities, which are used to describe system and Solution behavior.

The terms features and capabilities are not unique to SAFe. They are largely industry-standard terms, used by Product and Solution Managers, chief engineers, marketing, and sales personnel to describe ...

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