Agile Courses

The Agile Organization (1 day)

As the market demands more software, development teams are meeting the challenge with Agile. While many companies have adopted Agile within their software development teams, the rest of the company is still doing business as usual. Learn how adopting the mindset and discipline of Agile across the company can provide the support software-driven businesses need to thrive in the marketplace.

 

  • Market Drivers for “Agile as a Strategic Advantage”

  • Agile as a Framework Beyond Projects and Programs

  • An Agile Mindset and Practice for Business and Technical Managers

  • Portfolio Management, Stage Gates, and Governance Practices

  • Creating an Agile Culture

  • Practical Application

     

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Agile Measurement and Success Indicators (2 days)

Agile practices can improve time-to-market, reduce development costs, and produce higher quality software that better meets customer expectations and demands. Dive deep into the key measurements and practices agile teams utilize to track their progress and manage their work. Learn how these measurements provide the quantitative data managers need so they have deeper visibility into Agile projects, and also provide solid business decision making information.

 

  • Measuring Outcomes using SDPI

  • Agile Measurement

  • Identifying Anti-Patterns

  • Using Visual Artifacts for Team Success

  • Eliminating Waste in the Development Cycle

  • Proactively Managing Obstacles

  • Practical Application

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Advanced Agile Planning (2 days)

Planning is key to any business endeavor. However planning, by its very nature, relies partially on estimates and expectations for its predictions and forecasts. Agile planners also faces challenges, and are often thought to avoid upfront planning. This is unrealistic; even agileplanners must create forecasts. Learn how to utilize key agilepractices to create upfront and continuous plans with confidence.

 

  • Portfolio Alignment for Agile Planners

  • Release Planning for Agile Team Success

  • Iteration/Sprint Planning

  • Using Velocity to Effectively Plan

  • Requirements Development For Agile Developers

  • Epics, User Stories, Story Sizing & Splitting

  • Managing Technical Debt & Product Backlog

  • Practical Application

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Agile Team Success (2 days)

Agile practices can improve time-to-market, reduce development costs, and produce higher quality software that better meets customer expectations and demands. Dive deep into the key measurements and practices agile teams utilize to track their progress and manage their work. Learn how these measurements provide the quantitative data managers need so they have deeper visibility into Agile projects, and also provide solid business decision making information.

 

  • Coaching Agile Teams

  • Scaling Agile Teams

  • Resource Management for Agile Team Optimization

  • Building and Managing Global Agile Teams

  • Advanced Agile Project Management

  • Defining Done

  • Conducting Meaningful Retropsectives

  • Practical Application

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