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By Jeev Chugh, CDAP | CDAI and Joshua Barnes CDAC | CDAI Enterprise agile transformation roadmaps using Lean Change are often fueled by the desire to deliver value faster with increased flexibility.  They start with replacing traditional (waterfall) delivery methods Read more…


A Disciplined Agile Approach to Business Agility

Mark Lines and I edited a special issue of the Cutter Business Journal in 2018 entitled A Disciplined Agile Approach to Business Agility which can be downloaded free of charge.  It contains several articles. Itamae, the Agile Organization, and You Read more…


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The Institution of Engineering and Technology has recently published a paper entitled An Academic Approach to Transform Organizations One Engineer at a Time by Eduardo Juarez Pineda, Rocio Aldeco-Perez, and Jose Manuel Velazquez.  The DA toolkit features in this paper so I Read more…


When your organization chooses to transition to more agile and lean ways of working you quickly discover that this effort needs to address all aspects of your organization, not just your solution delivery teams.  Many transformation efforts invest in agile Read more…


  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…


Just as your process must be flexible and adaptive, so must your organization. In Reinventing Organizations Frederick Laloux works through the history, and arguably a maturity model, for organizational design. The premise, which is overviewed in the diagram below (you Read more…


A common question that people ask is how does the adoption of agile within a team affect its productivity?  The answer to this question will vary by team, but there are several common patterns that we’ve seen over time.  In this Read more…


On March 21 2017 we ran a webinar entitled Measuring Agile: A Discipline Agile Approach to Metrics.  We unfortunately didn’t have enough time to answer all of the great questions that we received so we said that we’d write a Read more…


We’re often asked how do you convince senior management to accept new agile ideas and strategies.  Examples of such ideas include: Every team is unique and faces a unique situation, therefore the team needs to own and tailor their own Read more…


In Agile Transformation: Being Agile, Doing Agile, and Supporting Agile we described three factors – people (being agile), process (doing agile), and tools (supporting agile) – that in our experience must be addressed during your agile transformation.  In this blog posting we Read more…

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