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Adopting and Adapting Agility TrainingUnlike traditional team-based, Agile 101 courses that teach merely process mechanics, this course takes you beyond the “rules of agile” to understanding the intent and purpose behind the principles and practices. Students learn how to adopt but also adapt agility in a manner that works for your organization and brings lasting change. Adopting and Adapting Agility shows students how to blend product thinking, process patterns, and technical practices (e.g. Xtreme Programming tech patterns and DevOps) to unlock the true promises of agile; gain better responsiveness to market and customer needs and improve return on investment.
- An introduction of agile values, principles, and practices
- Gain exposure to a number of different methodologies, learning that each brings different practices that are tools in a toolbox for your organization
- Learn design thinking techniques for creating value-based, product backlogs with personas, story maps, and customer journeys
- Acquire a toolkit of practices and techniques for getting from idea to stories and creating a blended discovery and delivery cadence that fuels continuous product learning
- Understanding of roadmap definition and thinking in terms of product horizons versus project plans
- Pragmatic practices for planning and estimating releases and iterations and then reporting on progress and impact
WHAT YOU LEARNStudents are challenged to think in terms of experiments and product horizons versus projects and release timelines. You learn to narrow and focus, adopting MVP-thinking and the creation of a flow of value to your market.
Whether your group is just starting out or has been applying agile practices for years, this course helps you learn, challenge, and tune your way of working, so you can improve product impact and customer satisfaction. The instructors have deep and wide experience on large and small product initiatives from a variety of industries. Instructors use these experiences to share both successes and failures. Instructors explain the nuts and bolts of agile, but this course quickly extends beyond that into how to blend product-thinking, technology, and process to achieve agility within your organization versus just “doing agile.”