Tooling your WOW
In the previous sections, you were reminded that Scrum and its scaled variants are frameworks, and that DA is considered a toolkit. So you might be wondering what the difference is. DA certainly shares the elements of a framework in that it serves as a container for implementing various Lean–Agile practices. But DA is also a toolkit as it contains listings of useful techniques across common desired process outcomes in the context of product development.
In this sense, the DA toolkit is also a knowledge base of useful techniques. But no matter how many techniques are available, they are only useful if we know when and how to apply them. That is the subject of the next section on the use of Process Goal Diagrams.
Using Process Goal Diagrams
DA teams do not need to memorize all the hundreds of techniques maintained in the DA knowledge base. Instead, they only need to understand how to use the Process Goal Diagrams, as shown in Figure 11.15, to find useful...