In this chapter, you have learned what it means to become safe in the context of the Scaled Agile Framework. Specifically, you've learned that SAFe integrates Lean and Agile practices to enable business agility on a large scale. This approach represents a massive shift away from traditional hierarchical and functional organizational structures that tend to be bureaucratic. The benefit is improved operational efficiencies and customer focus that may help the entity stay in business.
In this chapter, you have learned how SAFe integrated Lean and Agile concepts within a framework that supports the development of large cyber-physical systems. The objective of SAFe's essential configuration is to leverage a large organization's economies of scale while also achieving enterprise scale business agility.
You've learned that the critical organizational structure of Essential SAFe is the ART, which provides the necessary structure, roles and responsibilities...