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Adopt Disciplined Agile Delivery for a Comprehensive and Scalable Agile IT Approach

Published: 01 June 2017

ID: G00310317

Analyst(s): Bill Holz

Summary

Success with agile development is important, but comes in different forms across enterprises. Technical professionals responsible for application development can use Disciplined Agile Delivery to tune agile processes and practices, including SAFe, to their specific needs.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Disciplined Agile IT
  • What the Practitioner Needs to Know About DAD
    • Hybrid Framework
    • Roles and Responsibilities: DAD vs. Scrum
    • DAD Life Cycles
    • Goal-Driven Approach
    • Disciplined Agile Architecture
  • Scaling Agile With DAD
    • Disciplined DevOps
    • Scaling Factors
    • Extending SAFe With DAD
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses

Guidance

The Details

  • A Brief History of Disciplined Agile Delivery
  • "The Disciplined Agile Manifesto"
  • Training and Certifications

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