A common disease that afflicts management and government administration the world over is the impression that “Our problems are different.” They are different, to be sure, but the principles that will help to improve quality of product and of service are universal in nature. – Edward Demming.
SAFe’s 4 core values are guide posts to addressing common organizational diseases:
- Transparency on vision, strategy, plans, work and progress being made on the work
- Alignment between business priorities and IT deliverables, between plans, stakeholder commitments and expectations
- Program Execution on how our agile organization plans, executes, monitors progress and relentlessly improve
- Built-In Quality practices that support sustainable, maintainable, innovation ready products