Introduction to the Value Stream Level


Projects and practices fail when they optimize one part of the value stream at the expense of others or when the parts just don’t fit—luxury customers with low-cost and low-quality suppliers, for example.

—Alan C. Ward


The Value Stream Level is intended for builders of large and complex solutions, that typically require multiple ARTs as well as the contribution of Suppliers. The level provides a number of constructs that are new in SAFe 4.0. It was designed in large part based on the input of Enterprises that face the largest systems challenges, building multidisciplinary and cyber-physical systems ...

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