Transitioning from Waterfall to Agile

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.

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Overview

Agile Software Development refers to a set of methods and practices developed around the turn of the 21st century and published in the "Agile Manifesto."

At its core, Agile focuses on:

  • Individuals and interactions over processes and tools
  • Working software over comprehensive documentation
  • Customer collaboration over contract negotiation
  • Responding to change over following a plan

Agile methodologies encourage collaboration between teams, an incremental and iterative development strategy, and a flexible process that allows for early and continuous delivery of quality, functional software.

Through 2 days of lectures, interactive discussions, real-world examples, and hands-on exercises, participants will gain a thorough understanding of Agile fundamentals and explore the most effective strategies for transitioning from their current methodology to an Agile environment.

Intended Audience

This workshop is ideal for team members in the following roles.

  • Project managers
  • Product managers
  • Business analysts
  • Software developers
  • Software testers
  • Software architects
  • Anyone in your organization who contributes to the software development process

OUTLINE

  • Introduction to Agile
  • Agile terminology
  • Agile methods
  • Team roles
  • Traditional requirements vs. user stories
  • Agile practices
  • Planning
  • Acceptance criteria
  • Product quality and delivery
  • Reporting and metrics
  • Strategies for the transition to Agile

Prerequisites

None.

Duration and Format

2-days (12 hours)

This workshop can be conducted at your location or in our Midwest training lab (12140 Woodcrest Executive Drive; St. Louis, MO. 63141).

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