Using agile methodology in learning and development has been effective for our team to continually have a steady stream of work throughout the project. It also helps us manage scope and deadlines when we plan the work; we complete each sprint ahead of time, with stretch goals to take on more work if time allows.
Here are some of the agile lessons learned they shared. “Always break your work down into the smallest chunks.” This is helpful both for sprint planning and for gaining momentum during a sprint. By breaking down user stories into smaller chunks, you can fit more of your highest priorities into every sprint.
The Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM) rounds out our list of well-known Agile methodologies. DSDM originated in the 1990s as a way to provide a common industry framework for rapid software delivery. Today, it has matured into a comprehensive Agile methodology that revolves around: