Scott Ambler
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Disciplined Agile (DA) is an IT process decision framework for delivering sophisticated agile solutions in the enterprise. It builds on the existing proven practices from agile methods such as Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Lean software development, Unified Process, and Agile Modeling to include other aspects necessary for success in the enterprise. DA fills in the gaps left by mainstream methods by providing guidance on how to effectively plan and kickstart complex projects as well as how to apply a full lifecycle approach, with lightweight milestones, effective metrics, and agile governance.

The one-day workshop is not technical and is suitable for all team members. Many group exercises reinforce the principles learned. The workshop is also valuable for management tasked with moving from traditional approaches to agile.

 
 

Outline/structure of the Session

  • Introduction to Disciplined Agile (DA)
  • Inception Phase: Initiating a DA Project
  • Construction Phase: Building Consumable Increments of your Solution
  • Transition Phase: Releasing the Solution to your Stakeholders
  • Summarizing the Workshop: A Retrospective

Learning Outcome

  • Avoid costly agile adoption mistakes by starting with a full delivery lifecycle
  • Learn how all aspects of software delivery – architecture, design, testing, programming, leadership, quality assurance, data administration – come together in a cohesive whole
  • Learn how to "level up" Scrum

Target Audience

IT practitioners new to agile who want to get an effective start at agile solution delivery Existing agile practitioners who want to take it to the next level Senior IT Management who want to gain a deep understanding of how to take a disciplined approach

Requirements

For the students a table layout is preferred. Ideally there should be tables of 4-6 people with sufficient space between them so that students can easily move about the room. For the instructor a screen, projector, and writing space (whiteboards or flipcharts).

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