Duration: 2 Days
Agile has been a vast improvement to many development teams stuck in the middle of a rigid, process-driven environment. Unfortunately, it is not easy to bring Agile into an existing organization with established people and practices. This course teaches techniques and strategies to move from your existing process to an Agile process. It focuses on explaining Agile from a ground-level point-of-view with workshops created from business projects.
Topics Covered In This Course
Moving To Agile
The Case Study
Are You Ready For Agile?
The Fitness Test: All About Readiness Assessments
The Importance Of Obtaining Executive Support
Improving Buy-In By Creating A Core Team
The Mindset Of An Agile Leader
Injecting Agility Into Your Current Process
Selecting a Pilot Project
Feasibility: Is This Project Viable?
Aligning The Pilot Team With The Project
Feature Cards: A Tool For "Just Enough" Planning
Prioritizing the Backlog
Estimating At The Right Level With The Right People
Release Planning: Envisioning The Overall Schedule
Iteration Planning: The Nitty-Gritty Details
Delivering Working Software
Adapting: Reacting Positively To Change
The Retrospective: Working Together To Improve
Extending The New Process Across Your Company
What You Can Expect
At the end of this course, delegates will be able to:
Who Should Take This Course
Individuals who are considering adopting Agile methods and want an in depth understanding of what the principles have to offer.
Lecture (60%) / Case Study (40%)
Every student attending a Verhoef Training class will receive a certificate good for $100 toward their next public class taken within a year.
You can also buy "Verhoef Vouchers" to get a discounted rate for a single student in any of our public or web-based classes. Contact your account manager or our sales office for details.
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