Thu, 17 Oct 2019 23:02:36 GMT Disciplined Agile https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/578692/Disciplined-Agile This blog explores pragmatic agile and lean strategies for enterprise-class contexts. Disciplined Agile Principle: Optimize Flow https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56931/Disciplined-Agile-Principle--Optimize-Flow Wed, 16 Oct 2019 04:00:01 GMT One of the seven principles behind Disciplined Agile (DA) is Optimize Flow.  Your organization is a complex adaptive system (CAS) of interacting teams and groups that individually evolve continuously and affect each other as they do. The challenge that we face is how do we ensure that these col... Disciplined Agile Principle: Enterprise Awareness https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56929/Disciplined-Agile-Principle--Enterprise-Awareness Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:00:01 GMT Enterprise awareness is one of the key principles behind Disciplined Agile (DA).  The observation is that DA teams work within your organization’s enterprise ecosystem, as do all other teams.  There are often existing systems currently in production and minimally your solution should... Disciplined Agile Principle: Choice is Good https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56833/Disciplined-Agile-Principle--Choice-is-Good Wed, 09 Oct 2019 04:00:02 GMT One of the seven principles behind the Disciplined Agile (DA) toolkit is Choice is Good. Let’s assume for a minute that your organization has multiple teams working in a range of situations, which in fact is the norm for all but the smallest of companies. How do you define a process that appli... Disciplined Agile Principle: Pragmatism https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56592/Disciplined-Agile-Principle--Pragmatism Mon, 07 Oct 2019 04:00:00 GMT One of the seven principles behind Disciplined Agile (DA) is Pragmatism. People are often surprised when we suggest that mainstream methods such as Scrum and Extreme Programming (XP) are prescriptive. But they are indeed.  Scrum prescribes a daily stand-up meeting (Scrum) no longer than fifteen... Disciplined Agile Principle: Be Awesome! https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56591/Disciplined-Agile-Principle--Be-Awesome- Fri, 04 Oct 2019 04:00:04 GMT One of the seven principles behind Disciplined Agile (DA) is Be Awesome.  Who doesn’t want to be awesome? Who doesn’t want to be part of an awesome team doing awesome things while working for an awesome organization? We all want these things. Recently Josh Kerievsky has popularized ... Disciplined Agile Principle: Delight Customers https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56590/Disciplined-Agile-Principle--Delight-Customers Wed, 02 Oct 2019 04:00:03 GMT One of the seven principles behind Disciplined Agile (DA) is Delight Customers. For a value stream to succeed the delight of your customers must be your key priority. In 2001 the writers of the Agile Manifesto told us that “Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through earl... The Principles Behind Disciplined Agile https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56589/The-Principles-Behind-Disciplined-Agile Mon, 30 Sep 2019 10:22:45 GMT What does it mean to be disciplined? To be disciplined is to do the things that you know are good for you, things that usually require hard work and perseverance. It requires discipline to regularly delight your customers. It takes discipline for teams to become awesome. It requires discipline for l... How is Disciplined Agile More Disciplined? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56450/How-is-Disciplined-Agile-More-Disciplined- Fri, 27 Sep 2019 04:00:03 GMT A question we often get about Disciplined Agile (DA) is "But doesn't agile require more discipline than traditional approaches already?"  Why yes it does, but in DA we take it further so as to ensure that your agile approach works in enterprise-class situations. So what are pot... Hello, World! https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56422/Hello--World- Mon, 23 Sep 2019 17:04:59 GMT I just thought I would kick off this blog with a traditional "Hello, World!" posting describing my vision.  My goal is to share agile and lean strategies, concepts, and ideas for people working in enterprise-class settings.  There's a lot written about agile and lean for...