Are there any books about SAFe? – Learning SAFe

Yes, there are SAFe books  that provide excellent learning material. Here are two: SAFe® Distilled: Applying the Scaled Agile Framework for Lean Software and Systems, by Richard Knaster and Dean Leffingwell, and SAFe® 4.0 Reference Guide: Scaled Agile Framework® for Lean Software and Systems Engineering, by Dean Leffingwell with Alex Yakyma, Richard Knaster, Drew Jemilo, and Inbar Oren.

Got Permission to Use the SAFe Content – Conditions to Follow

A permission grant typically requires that you meet the following conditions:

  • SAFe content may not be used to create other training or services, or anything that competes with a Scaled Agile, Inc. offering or service. SAFe content, graphics, and trademarks may be used only in connection with Scaled Agile’s SAFe services, training, and courses.
  • SAFe graphics may not be modified, including the template, format, font, color, graphics, and text.
  • A copyright embedded in SAFe graphics must be maintained and not obscured.
  • The following copyright notice must be included on any reproduction of SAFe content: © Scaled Agile, Inc.
  • The ® trademark symbol in superscript font must be inserted after “SAFe” and “Scaled Agile Framework,” in headings or where first used in body content.
  • The following attribution must be included: SAFe and Scaled Agile Framework are registered trademarks of Scaled Agile, Inc.
  • A hyperlink to the original work on the SAFe website, which is continually revised and updated, must be included.

Citing or Using SAFe Content in Publications – Books, Articles, Research Papers, or Blog

People ask questions if they can cite or use SAFe content in their publications such as a book, articles, research papers, or blogs. The answer is “Yes”, upon request we permit SAFe content and graphics to be used in those types of publications and under certain conditions. We liberally allow the use of SAFe for academic purposes, such as for a class presentation, paper, or thesis.

How to Use Scaled Agile Framework® and SAFe® Correctly

You may use Scaled Agile Framework and SAFe only to describe or refer to the SAFe methodology and Scaled Agile, Inc.’s offerings and training. You may not use those terms with any other products, training, or services. Learn how to use the Scaled Agile Framework® and SAFe® correctly before using them.