Agile Overview

Agile software represents a different way to generate value. By shifting the way work is done and by building on the collaboration of the whole project community, agile teams can deliver the most important value earlier.

With one of our expert agile coaches as an instructor, we'll explore key aspects of agile work, how communities are organized, how projects are planned, and how a team can learn and work together.

Agenda

  • Morning
  • Traditional vs. Agile
  • Agile Process Overview
  • Agile Roles & Responsibilities
  • Planning with User Stories
  • Afternoon
  • Agile Planning Simulation
  • Agile Tracking
  • Retrospectives
  • Agile Values

Course Details

Transfer
Knowledge: 70%, Skill-Building: 30%
Learning outcomes
  • Learn the differences between traditional and Agile processes
  • Understand Agile roles and responsibilities
  • Experience what it is like to do Agile planning
  • Learn how to track Agile projects
Method of Instruction
A mix of Lectures, Instructional Simulation, and Discussion.
Target Audience
Primary: Executives, Customers, Managers, Analysts
Secondary: Architects, Testers, Designers, Programmers
Course Level
Introductory
Course Prerequisites
Required: An open mind.
Highly Recommended: Basic understanding of the lifecycle of software projects.

Requirements

General Requirements

To ensure a successful class, we require the following facilities:

  • VGA projector (1024x768 minimum)
  • Projector screen
  • Speakers (to connect instructor's machines. Sound should be audible to the whole class)
  • White board
  • Dry erase markers
  • Flip chart and stand
  • Ample room for students in terms of room size and set up (prefer U-Shape seating)
Class Room Setup

To ensure a successful class, we require the following facilities:

  • Preferred arrangement is small round tables with 6-8 people to support small-group discussion
  • Three additional flip-charts with stands (for small-group use)

Once an agreement for the workshop is confirmed, we will work with your designated contact to ensure that the environment is configured properly prior to the workshop.

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