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The application of Agile principles and practices on software development projects enables a project team to quickly develop working software that meets business needs. In Scrum, teams work in 2-4 week Sprints to produce production-quality software driven by business priorities using an empirical, adaptive approach. This course provides an in-depth understanding of how Agile and Scrum teams deliver business value.

You will learn to apply the basic practices of an Agile approach, with a focus on Scrum. You will apply what you learn in a series of exercises that take you through the identification of user stories, project/release planning, Sprint Planning, and Sprint Execution. Participants will build and manage a Product Backlog, a Sprint Backlog, and a Release Plan.

  • Apply Key Concepts and Terms of Agile and Scrum to Project Situations 
  • Explain the Methodology’s Benefits and Key Techniques 
  • Experience the Progression of Key Activities and Artifacts 
  • Gain a Deep Understanding of Different Practices and When to Apply Them 
  • Help Others Understand and Apply the Practices and Principles 

  • Agile/Scrum Fundamentals
    • What are agile practices and principles?
    • What is “iterative and incremental” development?
    • What is Scrum?
    • Scrum Roles and responsibilities
  • Requirements
    • What is a User Story?
    • How to identify and write good User Stories
    • Non-functional requirements
    • Evolution of requirements during a project
  • Estimation and Prioritization
    • What is a Product Backlog?
    • Creating the initial Product Backlog
    • Agile Estimation Overview 
    • Different ways to do Agile estimation 
    • Prioritization- who, what, why, and when?
    • Definition of ”Done”
  • Release Planning
    • What is Release planning?
    • How is an Agile release plan different from a traditional release plan?
    • Methods for creating a release plan on an Agile project.
  • Planning a Sprint 
    • What is a Sprint Backlog?
    • Conducting Sprint Planning Meeting Part 1 & 2
    • Developing the Sprint backlog
    • Sprint tasking and estimation
  • Running a Sprint
    • Evolution of requirements during a Sprint
    • Conducting the daily Scrum
    • Managing the Sprint scope
    • Tracking progress; recognizing problems
  • Closing a Sprint
    • Conducting a Sprint review
    • Conducting a Sprint retrospective
    • Reporting project status
    • Updating the backlog; Backlog grooming
    • Closing the Sprint
  • Managing the Product Backlog and Release Plan
    • How does the Product Backlog change during a project?
    • How do you control changes?
    • How does the Release Plan change during a project?
  • Agile Software Engineering
    • Application of typical Agile Software Engineering practices such as Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development, and Pair Programming
  • Agile Testing
    • Testing during the Sprint
    • Agile testing practices
    • Roles/responsibilities in testing:
      • Developers
      • Team Testers
      • Product Owner
      • Independent Test Group

  • Anyone who will actively participate in a project using this approach
  • People on the edges of the project (secondary customers, management staff, and participants in related processes)
  • Project teams are encouraged to attend as a group

Helpful, but not required:
  • Basic understanding of Scrum
  • ICON's training course, "Scrum Overview" 

2 Days

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