Agile practices have swept through businesses large and small as a way of removing barriers between those with grand ideas and those capable of implementing them. Articles chronicling the success of these methods have appeared in publications such as Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and the Harvard Business Review. In every one of these articles, a fundamental shift in attitude and working relationships is cited as a key factor in changing project failures to successes. By doing something different — by working together as partners and friends rather than adversaries and acquaintances — companies have gotten the results they deserve for the time and effort they expend.
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Whether you're transitioning to an Agile development environment or you want to boost productivity with a deep dive into Agile methodologies, this 3-day, hands-on, intensive workshop provides the tools your entire team needs to approach projects invigorated, focused, and unified.
In this half-day course, managers at all levels get a high-level understanding of Agile software development practices and learn what to expect from their teams, what to expect from other teams, and how to manage Agile teams effectively.
Agile for project managers (PMI-ACP Exam Prep)
As the world moves toward agility, the demand for Agile certification is increasing. Agile for Project Managers not only prepares you to lead your next Agile project effort, it helps ensure that you’re prepared to pass the PMI-ACP certification exam as well.
This practical, 2-day workshop explores the changing role of the business analyst in an Agile development environment. Through explanatory demonstrations and practice exercises, you'll learn the tools and techniques best suited to Agile software development, including the ideal timing for performing key tasks and events and how to create user stories that meet business needs.
In this 2-day, Agile foundational course, your team will learn the differences between Agile and traditional software development approaches, discuss the challenges faced when implementing an Agile approach, and explore practical ways to overcome those challenges while outlining a plan to successfully transition from your current system to an Agile environment.