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Managing Projects Using Visual Studio 2017 and Scrum

VS-104 (3 Days)

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Visual Studio 2015 and Scrum Training Overview

This Managing Projects Using Visual Studio 2015 and Scrum training course teaches attendees how to deliver software using the Scrum framework using Visual Studio 2015 tools and best practices.

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.

Visual Studio 2015 and Scrum Training Objectives

All students will learn how to:

  • Use Agile software development values and principles
  • Work with the Scrum framework
  • Scrum roles, events, and artifacts
  • Map Scrum concepts to Visual Studio
  • Use Visual Studio to plan and track work
  • Customize and using the Kanban board
  • Use the code review feature in Visual Studio
  • Practice Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Report on the product’s health and progress

Visual Studio 2015 and Scrum Training Outline

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Introduction
The Scrum Framework
The Scrum Guide
Empiricism, inspection, adaptation, transparency
Scrum roles, events, and artifacts
Scrum in Action
Refining the Product Backlog
Planning a Sprint
Planning daily work
Conducting a Sprint Review
Conducting a Sprint Retrospective
Adopting Scrum
Changing organizational culture
Adoption blockers and common issues
Dysfunction case studies
The Team Project
Visual Studio 2015 editions and ALM features
Planning and creating a team project
Configuring security, areas, and iterations
Supporting multiple teams in a scaled environment
Supporting multiple products by a single team
The Product Backlog
Scrum process template
Creating and managing the Product Backlog
PBI and Bug work item types
Tagging, querying, and charting work items
Using the Kanban board
Implementing a definition of “Ready”
Creating epic and feature level backlogs
Planning and Tracking a Sprint
Planning the forecasted work in the Sprint
Creating task work items to represent the plan
Configuring project alerts and notifications
Tracking the daily progress of work
Using the burndown chart
Collaborating as a Team
Collaboration principles and practices
Creating storyboards in PowerPoint
Reviewing code in Visual Studio
Providing feedback using the Feedback Client
Collaborating in a Team Room
Agile Software Testing
Agile testing principles and practices
Creating tests to represent the Sprint plan
Microsoft Test Manager 2015
Creating a test plan, test suites, and test cases
Planning and running tests from the browser
Agile Software Development
Version control (TFVC vs. Git)
Unit Testing & Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Team Foundation Build 2015
Continuous Integration (CI)
Reporting
The metrics that matter
Reporting at different backlog levels
Alerts/notifications
Available reports
Ad-hoc reporting using queries and charts
Ad-hoc reporting using Excel
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

VS-104

Duration:

3 Days

Prerequisites:

Having some project management and software development experience, either as a team member or as a project manager, is preferred. 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.

Training Materials:

All Visual Studio 2105 training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Visual Studio 2015 with the latest update
  • Access to a Team Foundation Server 2015 instance
  • Related lab files that Accelebrate would provide

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