Sat, 04 Dec 2021 09:13:16 GMT Disciplined Agile https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/611075/disciplined-agile This blog contains details about various aspects of PMI's Disciplined Agile (DA) tool kit, including new and upcoming topics. Disciplined Agile and PMBoK Guide 7th Edition https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/70679/disciplined-agile-and-pmbok-guide-7th-edition Tue, 09 Nov 2021 20:46:07 GMT We are often asked what the relationship is between Disciplined Agile (DA) and A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®Guide) 7th Edition (PMBoK7). We thought we would share our thoughts on the topic, presented as a frequently asked question (FAQ) list.  ... Comparing Agile and Lean Backlog Strategies https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/70482/comparing-agile-and-lean-backlog-strategies Mon, 04 Oct 2021 16:03:20 GMT One of the changes that we made in the DA 5.3 release on September 30th was to update our advice around managing backlogs. We had been using older terminology from when we first developed Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) and we had an out-of-date description of what was being advised in th... Disciplined Agile 5.3 Released https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/70446/disciplined-agile-5-3-released Thu, 30 Sep 2021 10:59:55 GMT We released Disciplined Agile (DA) v5.3 earlier today, September 30th 2021.  While there are several visible changes that we've made, discussed below, most of this release is "behind the scenes" in that we've updated descriptions of many techniques and added many new refe... Measure Outcomes - A New Process Goal https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/69733/measure-outcomes---a-new-process-goal Thu, 22 Jul 2021 04:00:00 GMT We recently released the 5.2 version of the Disciplined Agile (DA) tool kit, and in that release we added three new process goals: Intake Work, Organize Metrics, and Measure Outcomes.  The focus of this posting is the Measure Outcomes process goal, the goal diagram for ... Organize Metrics - A New Process Goal https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/69732/organize-metrics---a-new-process-goal Wed, 21 Jul 2021 04:00:00 GMT We recently released the 5.2 version of the Disciplined Agile (DA) tool kit, and in that release we added three new process goals: Intake Work, Organize Metrics, and Measure Outcomes.  The focus of this posting is the Organize Metrics process goal, depicted in Figu... Intake Work - A New Process Goal https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/69725/intake-work---a-new-process-goal Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:06:32 GMT We recently released the 5.2 version of the Disciplined Agile (DA) tool kit, and in that release we added three new process goals: Intake Work, Organize Metrics, and Measure Outcomes.  The focus of this posting is the Intake Work process goal. Intake Work: Added Figure 1 depicts... Embracing Mindset Diversity in Disciplined Agile https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/69335/embracing-mindset-diversity-in-disciplined-agile Thu, 27 May 2021 12:52:48 GMT One of the mantras of the agile community is that you need to "be agile," that you need to adopt an agile mindset. Agilists will often point to the Manifesto for Agile Software Development, commonly referred to as the Agile Manifesto, as a good starting point to understand this mindse... Disciplined Agile: An Executive's Starting Point https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/68682/disciplined-agile--an-executive-s-starting-point Fri, 26 Mar 2021 09:29:52 GMT We used to say that software is eating the world, but the fact is today software is the world. Gone are the days where IT could be treated like a utility, one that more often than not was outsourced in the belief that you needed to focus on your core competencies and IT didn’t make it onto tha... Using Lean Agile Procurement (LAP) in complex procurement situations https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/68617/using-lean-agile-procurement--lap--in-complex-procurement-situations Thu, 18 Mar 2021 19:00:43 GMT In the Vendor management in the Disciplined Agile enterprise blog post, we overviewed a Disciplined Agile (DA) approach to vendor management, including procurement. In this post, we look closer at how to use lean and agile techniques to procure goods and services in complex situations. Conte... Vendor Management in the Disciplined Agile Enterprise https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/68579/vendor-management-in-the-disciplined-agile-enterprise Mon, 15 Mar 2021 19:01:23 GMT The overarching goal of the Disciplined Agile (DA) is to guide organizations on their path to business agility, sometimes called organizational agility. When organizations increase their overall agility, they are able to rapidly adapt to market and environmental changes in productive and cost-effect...