This course is designed specifically for agile Team members - individuals and teams new to agile software development or individuals and teams that need to level-set terms, understand the principles that drive agile frameworks and create a common understanding of the roles, meetings, and artifacts that help make Teams successful.
Class Size Limit: 30 (Minimum 12)
Why should ScrumMasters and Product Owners get all the attention? Being a member of an agile Team is a challenging effort that requires special attention and training to be successful. This course focuses specifically on the team-based skills necessary to make the entire team a success. Make everyone around you better – learn how to be a great agile Team Member!
Agile Values and Principles
Process Control Models: Defined vs. Empirical
Agile frameworks overview
Origins and overview of Scrum
ScrumMaster and Product Owner
The ScrumMaster role
What you should expect from your ScrumMaster
The unique role of the Product Owner
How the Product Owner drives the project
What you should expect from your Product Owner
A practical and effective Sprint calendar
Why Sprint Planning?
How to plan a Sprint
Using Task Packages
The Sprint Backlog and Task Board
Sprint Review and Retrospective
Compare plan to result
Show your work!
The meaning of Continuous Improvement
Team Members and the Retrospective
Building a great Team
Deciding what to do
The Team Member Role
Team size and composition
Team and Team Member accountability
Team maturity and growth
What does it mean to be a great Team Member?
Scrum Meetings Overview
User Stories and the Product Backlog
Introduction to User Stories
Grooming and splitting User Stories
The Product Backlog in context
What does "Potentially Shippable" mean?
Why Potentially Shippable
ScrummerFall and other maladies
Technical Debt and how to pay it down
Be careful what you measure!
Transparency and truthfulness
Why track anything?
What is collaboration?
Creative conflict is not confrontation!
Agile at scale
How should we start?
Scaling teams and roles
Inter-team communication and collaboration
Communities of Practice
What great Teams need from the enterprise
$999 per attendee.