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Agile Project Estimation
Accelebrate's Agile Project Estimation training course teaches students how to estimate the timing of Agile project deliverables. Attendees learn how to ensure that the maximum business value is delivered to the Product Owner.
Location and Pricing
Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.
Agile Training Objectives
Agile Training Outline
Agile Means Discipline
The Agile Microscope
People versus Formulas
Why Plans Fail
Top reasons Software Planning Fails
What makes a plan an Agile plan?
Developing the Release Plan
INVEST-ing in Good Stories
The Hidden Waterfall
Metrics for Grooming and Managing the Product Backlog
Story Metrics and the Story Scale
Using Spikes & 'Get Smart' Stories
Relative Sizing Metrics
Understanding Relative Sizing & Why It Works
Relative Sizing Techniques
Team Velocity Calculations
Consequences of Not Using Relative Measurement
Key Business Metrics
Doing Scrum In A Big Way
How Many Teams?
How Many Product Backlogs
Forecasting Without Any History
Forecasting Using Historical Data
To Buffer or Not to Buffer
Forecasting based on estimates
Forecast fine-tuning based on facts
By default, this course presumes prior exposure to Agile software development. However, we would be delighted to tailor it to any level of prior experience.
All attendees receive comprehensive courseware.
Software needed for each student PC:
No software is required. Students should be seated in pods of 3 or 4, with a notebook and pen for each student. Each pod should have a flipchart with multiple colors of markers. The instructor will require connectivity for her/his laptop to a projection system and Internet.