Alamo PMI February 2020 Monthly Meeting
The Project Management Institute (PMI) recently announced the acquisition of Disciplined Agile (DA). The DA toolkit is the world’s only comprehensive agile body of knowledge (BOK) that provides straightforward and practical guidance to help individuals, teams and enterprises choose their “way of working” in a context-specific way. Key principles of DA include customer centricity, being pragmatic rather than purist, providing a range of agile and lean options, applying context-based practices, and optimizing flow across the entire enterprise. Applying the DA toolkit allows organizations to customize any method or framework -- such as traditional, Scrum, or SAFe – to drive outcomes that differentiate them from their competitors.
At this meeting, Sean Thomas will describe and answer questions on Disciplined Agile.
Sean M. Thomas MBA, PMP®, PMI-ACP®, CDA®, PMI-RMP®, PMI-SP®, PMI-PBA®, SAFe 4.6 SA®, LSSBB
Sean M. Thomas MBA, PMP®, PMI-ACP®, CDA®, PMI-RMP®, PMI-SP®, PMI-PBA®, SAFe 4.6 SA®, LSSBB, Professor, & CEO at Project Vanguards LLC, at present, Sean is the VP of Marketing for the Alamo Chapter of PMI and has been appointed the Disciplined Agile Champion. Through his company, he consults for businesses/organizations and teaches Exam Prep Courses (PMP, PMI-ACP, etc) all over the world for government and non-government organizations alike, his students boasting the highest PMP and PMI-ACP exam first-time test-taking pass rate of 99.7% in the U.S., for all students who follow the careful course curriculum designed by Sean.
Sean helps companies/organizations establish PMO's, get their projects back on track and deliver their results on time and on budget, and provides training for those organizations to empower them to achieve the same on future projects, endeavors, and operations.
Sean is an Adjunct Faculty/Professor for Hallmark University in San Antonio, TX, teaching for the Schools of Business and Information Technology. He has ten years experience in the US Army (demolitions and tank commander) serving two combat tours. After being medically retired (wounded in Iraq January 2006) out of the Army in 2008 at the rank of Captain, he continued his education and consulted for a wide range of organizations, which he continues to do. In 2012 he started his own company called Project Vanguards LLC.
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