Value Streams

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Sustainably shortest lead time. Best possible quality and value to people and society.

—House of Lean

Abstract

Value Streams are the primary SAFe construct for understanding, organizing, and delivering value. Each value stream is a long-lived series of steps that an enterprise uses to provide a continuous flow of value to a Customer. The primary role of a SAFe Portfolio is to finance and nurture a set of Solutions development activities (a development value stream) that either deliver end user value directly or support other business (operational) value streams. Identifying and optimizing value streams is a critical skill of the ...

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