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Agile with Scrumban

AGL-130 (4 Days)
4.42 out of 5 (57 reviews)  

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Agile Training Overview

Accelebrate's Agile with Scrumban Training course teaches students how to implement Scrumban in their software development projects.

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

  • Grasp the origins and fundamentals of Agile
  • Learn how Scrum works, the roles involved, and the artifacts needed
  • Understand the origins of Kanban and the theory behind it
  • Learn how Kanban and Scrum coexist in software development
  • Understand how to complete a 'Value Stream Mapping' and what to include
  • Comprehend throughput and how to organize the work
  • Learn how to manage the process and the input queue
  • Understand options for tuning the Kanban implementation
  • Comprehend relevance and implementation of key metrics

Agile Training Outline

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Introduction
Agile Overview
  • The Agile Potential
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Can Agile fail?
  • THE Best Agile
Scrum Overview
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Scrum Overview
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Scrum Values & Rules
  • Other Keys to Success
Product Backlog
  • Defining the Product Backlog
  • User Stories
  • Roles & Personas
  • Spikes & Special Stories
  • Prioritizing the Product Backlog
Kanban Overview and Introduction
  • House of Lean
  • Defining Kanban
  • Motivation for Kanban
  • Kanban as an 'Agile plugin'
  • Managing Quality
  • Work In Progress (WIP)
  • How to Prioritize
  • Demand vs. Throughput
  • Sources of Variability
Value Stream Mapping (seeing the big picture)
  • The Value Stream
  • Making Work Visible
  • Value Stream Lab (Part 1- Defining the Start and the End)
  • Card Walls
  • Demand Analysis
  • Allocating Capacity
  • The Work Card
  • Value Stream Lab (Part 2- Designing the Card Wall)
Throughput
  • Identifying Work Item Types
  • Sizing Work Items
  • Building User Stories
  • User Story Lab
  • Visual Control
  • Pull vs. Push
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Service Levels: Class of Service
  • Throughput Application Lab (Incorporating Class of Service into the Card Wall)
Managing The Process
  • Daily Standup Meetings
  • After Meetings
  • Queue Replenishment Meetings
  • Release Planning Meetings
  • Triage
  • Geographically Dispersed Teams
Improving The Process
  • The Importance of Cadence
  • Limiting Work-In-Progress
  • Identifying Bottlenecks
  • Refactoring Work-In-Progress Lab for Bottlenecks
Key Metrics Review
  • WIP
  • Lead Time Throughput and Measuring Flow
  • Blocked Work
  • Quality
  • Failure Load
Putting It All Together
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

AGL-130

Duration:

4 Days

Prerequisites:

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.

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

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.

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Accelebrate’s training classes are available for private groups of 3 or more people at your site or online anywhere worldwide.

Don't settle for a "one size fits all" public class! Have Accelebrate deliver exactly the training you want, privately at your site or online, for less than the cost of a public class.

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