Managing Projects Using Azure Boards


Course Number: AZDO-152

Duration: 1 day (6.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Azure Boards Training Overview

This private, online Managing Projects Using Azure Boards training course teaches Agile teams how to configure and use Azure Boards effectively with AzureDevops. To maximize learning, students work in teams to progressively use Azure Boards to plan, track, and manage an Agile software development effort. 

Location and Pricing

This course is taught as a private, live online class for teams of 3 or more. All our courses are hands-on, instructor-led, and tailored to fit your group’s goals and needs. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for online corporate training, please contact us.

In addition, some Microsoft courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Understand Azure DevOps Services
  • Use Azure Boards
  • Extend Azure Boards
  • Manage the product backlog
  • Plan and Manage a Sprint

Prerequisites

  • Having some project management and software development experience, either as a team member or as a manager, is recommended.
  • Experience with Agile software development, Scrum, and Visual Studio are also helpful, but not required.
  • Attendees should read and be familiar with the Scrum Guide prior to class.

Outline

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Introduction to Azure Boards
  • Azure DevOps Services overview
  • Azure Boards overview
  • The team project
  • Creating and configuring a team project
  • Securing a team project
  • Teams, profiles, and notifications
  • Extending Azure Boards
  • Creating and using a Wiki
The Product Backlog
  • Process overview
  • Working with the backlog
  • Product Backlog Item vs. Bug work item type
  • Features and Epics backlogs
  • Decomposing large items
  • Kanban board
  • Tagging, querying and charting work items
Planning and Managing a Sprint
  • Setting up a new sprint
  • Forecasting work in the backlog
  • The sprint backlog
  • Creating a sprint plan
  • The Task work item type
  • The Test Case work item type
  • Working with the Task Board
  • Collaborating as a team
  • Daily activities
  • Implementing a definition of “Done”
  • Completing a sprint
  • Splitting an unfinished item
Conclusion

Training Materials

All Microsoft Azure training students receive Microsoft official courseware.

Software Requirements

Attendees will not need to install any software on their computer for this class. The class will be conducted in a remote environment that Accelebrate will provide; students will only need a local computer with a web browser and a stable Internet connection. Any recent version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.



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