SAFe Configuration Map


There are 4 configurations of SAFe, comprising of variations of the above levels:


  • Full - All 4 levels.
    • Represents the most comprehensive configuration. It supports building large, integrated solutions that typically require hundreds of people or more to develop and maintain.
  • Large Solution - Large Solution, Program and Team levels.
    • For enterprises that are building large and complex solutions, which do not require the constructs of the portfolio level.
  • Portfolio - Portfolio, Program and Team levels.
    • Provides portfolio strategy and investment funding, Agile portfolio operations, and Lean governance.
  • Essential - Program and Team levels.
    • The most basic configuration of the framework,┬áproviding the minimal elements necessary to be successful with SAFe.