Most approaches to adopting Agile at scale involve frameworks. Proponents claim frameworks are flexible, but ignore one of their salient aspects
- Frameworks put limits on what is acceptable to add (e.g., Scrum, and its
derivatives,require iterative development and cross-functional teams)
- The well-defined scope of the framework puts a psychological barrier
on goingbeyond it. People certified in a particular approach often feel they lose credibility if they go outside of what they’ve been certifiedin, even if it's a better to do. A toolkit takes a different approach.
Instead of taking the pre-set starting point most frameworks require, toolkits look at effective practices from all over. In particular, Disciplined Agile teaches people why and how to choose their own way of working by doing some up front assessment and analysis. Arriving at a set of practices which are fit for purpose makes it simpler to adopt. People are
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