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This course aims at introducing its attendees to the core values, principles, and practices of Agile. This course discusses how to plan and manage Agile practices, not only those in Scrum. The course also goes into greater depth about all the roles and responsibilities on the team and not just the ScrumMaster and Product Owner roles.
The use of Agile as an approach to managing projects has been increasing dramatically over the last several years. Gartner had predicted that by the end of 2012, agile development methods will be used on 80% of all software development projects. PMI’s research has shown that the use of Agile had tripled from December 2008 to May 2012.
Learn how to apply Agile to current projects: explore how your projects can easily and successfully make the transition to an effective Agile environment.
Many of today’s Project Management and Business Analyst Professionals are finding themselves leading, managing and conducting analysis while on Agile development teams. We have found that many of the tools and techniques applied during a traditional project management approach no longer work as effectively, or at all. In order to do more than survive in this iterative development environment, today’s Project Managers and Business Analysts must employ additional project management and business analysis tools and techniques to effectively lead their teams and deliver projects successfully.
This course will explore how your projects can easily and successfully make the transition to an effective Agile environment.
Agile is an incremental, iterative framework for project management and software development - where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing cross-functional teams. This disciplined project management process involves:
The overall objective would be to leverage training and education as part of a six step role out process for Agile adoption in the organization.
Exercise 1a: Waterfall-Lean-Agile Simulation
Exercise 2a: Identify the “Product Owner”
Exercise 3a: Review Agile Checklist
Exercise 3b: Product Vision Goals and Strategies
Exercise 4a: Hold a Sprint Review and Retrospective
Exercise 5a: Hold a daily Scrum
Exercise 6a: Discussion and handout – Tools and Techniques for Scrum
Exercise 6b: Create a Scrum board and hold a Daily Scrum
Exercise 7a: Review Discussion - Remove Impediments to Progress
No prerequisites - This course is suitable for both novice and experienced professionals who need to manage and implement a project. It is recommended that participants have a basic understanding of project management and business processes and business analysis.
Intended for provide an overview for executives and team members
1 Day Course