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White graduation cap icon SWE 2031  What Agile Means for the Defense Acquisition Workforce (DAW)?

What Agile Means for the Defense Acquisition Workforce (DAW)?

This Online Training (OLT) micro-course focuses on describing what Agile is for the Defense Acquisition Workforce (DAW) member. It answers what Agile is and why Agile results in better, faster, cheaper and easier capability development for our warfighters. Agile is all about small batch processing (which is always easier to create and manage) and automating as much as possible to remove human error from the process. However, DoD Programs have unique requirements where Agile needs to be tailored in to make it work. Some of those unique DoD Agile changes are noted.





Within the Defense Acquisition Workforce community, Program Managers are the recommended audience.


  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • Since this course is less than 30 minutes, no CLPs are assigned. To receive CLP credit, students should bundle the completion of this and similar courses together and apply to their supervisor for CLP approval.