Agile Release Train

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The more alignment you have, the more autonomy you can grant. The one enables the other.

Stephen Bungay, author and strategy consultant

The Agile Release Train (ART) is a long-lived team of Agile teams, which, along with other stakeholders, develops and delivers solutions incrementally, using a series of fixed-length Iterations within a Program Increment (PI) timebox. The ART aligns teams to a common business and technology mission.

Each ART is a virtual organization (50–125 people, sometimes more or less) whose members plan, commit, and execute together. ARTs are organized around the enterprise’s significant Value Streams ...

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