Category Archives: DA 2.0


There are several strategies that you can adopt to promote a lean approach to governance. These strategies include: Empowered teams. Teams should have both the authority and responsibility to fulfill their mission. Agile teams should be allowed to be self Read more…


As with most things in IT, there is no standard definition of what IT governance is. For example, the IT Governance Institute provides this definition: “IT Governance is the leadership, organizational structures and processes to ensure that the organization’s IT Read more…


This posting, the latest in our series focused on a disciplined agile approach to people management, overviews the activities associated with it. The Disciplined Agile (DA) toolkit promotes an adaptive, context-sensitive strategy.  DA does this via its goal-driven approach that indicates the process factors you Read more…


People management goes by many names, including human resource (HR) management, talent management, staff management, and work force management to name a few.  The fundamental goal of people management is to attract and retain great people who work on awesome Read more…


The Disciplined Agile process decision framework is guided by the following principles: Choice is good, and making informed choices is better.  Every team is a collection of unique individuals that face a unique situation within the context of a unique Read more…


This posting, the latest in our series focused on a disciplined agile approach to continuous improvement, overviews the activities associated with it. The Disciplined Agile (DA) toolkit promotes an adaptive, context-sensitive strategy.  The framework does this via its goal-driven approach that indicates the process factors Read more…


The purpose of the Continuous Improvement process blade is to enable people within your organization to easily share their improvement learnings with one another in a systematic way. There are several reasons why you want to have a continuous improvement Read more…


This posting, the latest in our series focused on a disciplined agile approach to product management, overviews the activities associated with it. The Disciplined Agile (DA) toolkit promotes an adaptive, context-sensitive strategy.  The framework does this via its goal-driven approach that indicates the Read more…


Product management includes the acts of identifying and evolving your organization’s business vision; of identifying and prioritizing potential products/solutions to support that vision; of identifying, prioritizing, and allocating features to products under development; of managing functional dependencies between products; and of Read more…


Reuse isn’t free.  Without funding, either implicit or explicit, meaningful reuse simply doesn’t happen.  In short, your approach to funding is a critical success factor for your reuse engineering strategy. In this blog posting we explore several strategies for funding reuse Read more…

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