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Agile Training Overview

Accelebrate's Agile Training: Writing User Stories training course teaches students to create User Stories as a means of tracking project requirements. In addition, attendees learn to decompose User Stories, groom the product backlog, and estimate the timing of deliverables using relative sizing.

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

All students will:

  • Review Scrum and Agile
  • Learn Lean/Agile Requirements
  • Map, tell, and split Stories
  • Groom the product backlog
  • Complete an In-Depth Requirements/Story Workshop

Agile Training Outline

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Introduction
Agile Review
  • Agile Framework
  • Agile Advantages and Potential
  • The Agile Manifesto and Principles
  • Agile Planning – Multiple Levels of Planning
  • The Product View
  • The Principles and Requirements
Scrum Review
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • How It Works
  • Artifacts
  • Definition of Done and Acceptance Criteria
Lean/Agile Requirements
  • What are Agile Requirements
  • Myth behind Lean/Agile Requirements
  • Agile Modeling
  • Personas
  • Populating a Backlog
  • Vertical Slices
Story Mapping
  • Backbone
  • Skeleton
  • Release Planning
  • Story Mapping
Telling Stories - The Card, Conversation, Confirmation
  • The Card – Techniques and Templates for Writing Stories
    • N.V.E.S.T in Good User Stories
    • Handling Non-Functional Requirements
  • The Conversation – Who – When and How
  • The Confirmation
    • Specification by Example
    • Given, When, Then
Story Splitting
  • Hamburger Method
  • Lazy Splitting
  • 9 Patterns for Splitting Stories
  • Splitting Story – Labs
The Product Backlog Refinement Meeting
  • The How, When, and Why of Refinement
  • The Agenda
  • Qualities of a Good Product Backlog
The Requirements/Story Workshop
  • Before the Workshop
  • During the Workshop
  • After the Workshop
Putting it all to Practice
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

AGL-146

Duration:

2 Days

Prerequisites:

It is recommended that participants have experience working on Agile teams or have prior Agile training. 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.

Contact Us:

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.

For pricing and to learn more, please contact us.

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