Butterfly emerges

Choosing your way of working (WoW) isn’t just a one-time event, instead it is an ongoing effort.  Figure 1 shows the workflow for choosing and then evolving your WoW.  In our previous blog, Choosing Your Initial Way of Working (WoW), we Read more…


Small number of choices

A fundamental philosophy of agile is that teams should be allowed to own their process, to choose their way of working (WoW). In Disciplined Agile (DA) we take it one step further with the idea that teams should not only Read more…


Running multiple experiments in parallel

In Continuous Improvement Through Experimentation we described how a team could improve their way of working (WoW) via the strategy depicted in Figure 1.  In Better Decisions Lead to Better Process Outcomes we showed how you can increase the rate of Read more…


In our previous blog, Continuous Improvement Through Experimentation, we worked through how teams can evolve their way of working (WoW) through experimentation and kaizen.  Figure 1 depicts the logic of a single pass through a Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle for doing so. Read more…


Run an experiment

A fundamental philosophy of agile is that teams should own their own process, or as we like to say in Disciplined Agile (DA) teams should choose their way of working (WoW).  Of course this is easier said than done in Read more…


Unconference

We’re holding our first Disciplined Agile (DA) Un-conference in Las Vegas on March 4. This one-day event is $295 USD to attend and should prove to be a great opportunity to share ideas and interact with DA practitioners from around Read more…


The Disciplined Agile (DA) toolkit references hundreds of agile, lean, and in some cases “traditional” techniques, putting them into context. One such technique is database refactoring, adopted from the Agile Data (AD) method, which is critical for the Improve Quality Read more…


Our new book, Choose Your WoW! A Disciplined Agile Delivery Handbook for Optimizing Your Way of Working, is now available on Amazon. This handbook is an indispensable guide for agile coaches and practitioners to identify what techniques – including practices, Read more…


DAD Lifecycles

One of the key benefits of Disciplined Agile is its flexibility to apply different lifecycles, practices, and strategies based on the vast array of situations that a typical enterprise faces. It is “pragmatic agile” after all. Unfortunately many organizations box Read more…


In my experience in running dozens of process tailoring workshops, over several years, with of teams of every shape size and experience level and in different organizations, the most recurring comment is that the workshops “revealed all kinds of options Read more…

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