Agile Awareness Orientation

This half-day course provides an overview of agile for all team members. Participants learn the essential concepts and tools of agile, differences between agile processes and traditional "waterfall" methodologies, and how to work in an agile team and as part of an agile enterprise.

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Attendees will gain a basic understanding of:

  • How a move to agile will benefit an organization
  • The benefits of agile
  • The basics of the agile process including Discovery, Release Planning, Sprints, Daily Standup Meetings, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives
  • The basic tools including burn downs, team boards, and task boards
  • The basic roles on an agile team
  • The principles behind agile processes


Achieve Success Via Agile Methods
Agile development methods remove barriers between your customers and the development team. Using agile, your organization will more easily meet market and customer needs while attaining its ROI objectives for your project. Achieving success with agile will position your organization for success but it requires a higher level of collaboration and business focus than many are used to. By attending this session you will understand what agile is and how you should work to boost effectiveness of the teams you are on while ensuring that work at the team level aligns with enterprise goals.

If your enterprise is moving to agile, or growing the use of agile, this session is appropriate for delivery across your organization. Multiple sessions can be offered in a short time frame, allowing individuals across lines of business to gain a common consensus, vision and understanding of agile.

Learn the Essentials of How to Work in an Agile Enterprise
This half-day course provides an overview of agile for all team members to provide a baseline understanding.  Participants learn the essential concepts and tools of agile, differences between agile processes and traditional "waterfall" methodologies, and how to work in an agile team and as part of an agile enterprise.

The training will include exercises, facilitated discussions, case studies, examples and more, throughout, to illustrate the principles being taught in a comprehensive fashion interactively tailored to the organization’s needs.

Who Should Attend
This training is specifically designed for delivery to all members of an enterprise who have an involvement in the development of software, systems and products. This includes business and IT Staff.

Course Outline

Understanding Scrum
A case for change
Process overview
-Agile requirements
-Agile estimation
-Agile planning
-Daily Scrum
-Sprint Review
-Sprint Retrospective

Roles and Responsibilities
Product Owner
ScrumMaster
The team
Closing

From Practices to Principles

Closing

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Dates
Mode
Location
Event
Venue
Call to Schedule
Anytime
Virtual Classroom
Your Location
Anywhere
Course Duration: 1/2 Day
Description
Attendees will gain a basic understanding of:
  • How a move to agile will benefit an organization
  • The benefits of agile
  • The basics of the agile process including Discovery, Release Planning, Sprints, Daily Standup Meetings, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives
  • The basic tools including burn downs, team boards, and task boards
  • The basic roles on an agile team
  • The principles behind agile processes

Achieve Success Via Agile Methods
Agile development methods remove barriers between your customers and the development team. Using agile, your organization will more easily meet market and customer needs while attaining its ROI objectives for your project. Achieving success with agile will position your organization for success but it requires a higher level of collaboration and business focus than many are used to. By attending this session you will understand what agile is and how you should work to boost effectiveness of the teams you are on while ensuring that work at the team level aligns with enterprise goals. 

If your enterprise is moving to agile, or growing the use of agile, this session is appropriate for delivery across your organization. Multiple sessions can be offered in a short time frame, allowing individuals across lines of business to gain a common consensus, vision and understanding of agile.

Learn the Essentials of How to Work in an Agile Enterprise
This half-day course provides an overview of agile for all team members to provide a baseline understanding. Participants learn the essential concepts and tools of agile, differences between agile processes and traditional "waterfall" methodologies, and how to work in an agile team and as part of an agile enterprise. 

The training will include exercises, facilitated discussions, case studies, examples and more, throughout, to illustrate the principles being taught in a comprehensive fashion interactively tailored to the organization’s needs.

Who Should Attend
This training is specifically designed for delivery to all members of an enterprise who have an involvement in the development of software, systems and products. This includes business and IT Staff.

Course Outline

Understanding Scrum
A case for change
Process overview
-Agile requirements
-Agile estimation
-Agile planning
-Daily Scrum
-Sprint Review
-Sprint Retrospective

Roles and Responsibilities
Product Owner
ScrumMaster
The team
Closing

From Practices to Principles

Closing

Reservation Information
Sign-In/Registration 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Morning Session 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Times represent the typical daily schedule. Please confirm your schedule at registration.
Class Fee Includes
• Tuition
• Course notebook
• Letter of completion
Instructors
Sanjiv Augustine
LitheSpeed
Arlen Bankston
LitheSpeed
Bob Payne
LitheSpeed

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