>> Overall an extremely informative, realistic, straightforward demonstration of DAD methodology. Addressed many of the central issues facing agile teams & offered some new perspectives on how to tackle these problems.<< Client
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. DAD 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 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.
This course qualifies for 21 PDU/Contact Hours.
PMI is the world's largest not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession. PMI-ACP (PMI Agile Certified Practioner) 'was' created for those who believe in and apply agile principles and practices on projects. It requires a combination of training, experience and an exam. It also bridges agile approached such as SCRUM, XP, LEAN and Kanban.
Length: Three days – 21 hours of classroom time plus breaks.
Approach: For each major topic in the agenda there will be instruction followed by group work. Students will work through a case study throughout the workshop so that they can discover how to apply a disciplined agile approach from end-to-end.
Prerequisites: Basic concepts of agile methods such as Scrum useful but not required.
Class size: Ideally 10 to 15, although up to 20 if the room allows.
Classroom 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).
The following workshops are alternatives to this one:
DA 103: Disciplined Agile for Executives. This one day workshop is an overview of DA that is aimed at senior IT professionals and IT executives.
DA 104: Introduction to Disciplined Agile. This two day workshop covers a subset of the material of this workshop. The two-day version of the workshop is appropriate for people with some agile development experience who want to learn how DA works and will help them to improve their approach.
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