Category Archives: Scrum


  A common question that we hear a lot is “Why choose Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) over Scrum?”, so we’ve written this blog to summarize our response.  The short answer is that DAD addresses the myriad of issues that Scrum Read more…


This brief article explains our thinking around our terminology choices in the Disciplined Agile (DA) toolkit. It overviews the terminology principles that we follow, discusses why Scrum terminology isn’t appropriate, and maps common Scrum terms to DA terms.   Our Read more…


Written by Kaushik Saha, Certified Disciplined Agile Coach (CDAC) Many people focus on Scrum process framework when they talk about Agile because of several reasons: Scrum is a lightweight method Scrum is an improved process framework Scrum is a very focused approach Read more…


Is your organization concerned with the cost and time required to adopt agile strategies?  Are you just starting out with agile and hoping to improve your chances of success by learning from the experiences of those who have gone before you?  Are Read more…


At the end of July I spoke at the Agile 2014 conference in Orlando about what it means to be an agile enterprise.  Part way through that presentation I spoke about the differences between producing potentially shippable software, one of Read more…


Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) is a hybrid framework that builds upon the solid foundation of other methods and software process frameworks.  The DA toolkit adopts practices and strategies from existing sources and provides advice for when and how to apply Read more…


This paper describes, step-by-step, how to evolve from today’s Scrum vision of agile software development to a disciplined agile solution delivery.  It begins with a brief overview of the agile software development movement and its implications.  We then overview the Read more…


A few people have commented that Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) promotes a wide range of practices, which they like because it makes their options explicit but which they also potentially dislike because there’s so many practices to choose from.  This Read more…

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