Glossary of SAFe Terms

Agile Architecture

Agile architecture is a set of values and practices that support the active evolution of the design and architecture of a system, concurrent with the implementation of new business functionality. With this approach, the architecture of a system, even a large one, evolves over time while simultaneously supporting the needs of current users. This avoids Big Up-Front Design (BUFD) and the starting and stopping of stage-gated methods.

Agile Release Train

The Agile Release Train is a long-lived team of Agile Teams, typically consisting of 50 – 125 individuals. The ART aligns teams to a common mission and provides for a regular cadence for planning, development, and retrospective. Trains provide continuous ...

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