Agile Overview for Executives

Duration - 2 Hours
Available On Site at Your Facility
 
Overview
 
This two hour overview is designed for executives and managers who will be leading agile development efforts and need an understanding of the agile approach. 
 
Topics Addressed
 
  • The principles underlying the agile approach
  • The differences between an agile and a traditional approach to developing software
  • Scrum overview
  • The Product Backlog
  • Planning releases and sprints
  • Activities during a sprint
  • Monitoring project performance
 
Agenda
 
  • Agile and Lean principles
  • Contrasting agile and traditional approaches to software development
  • Overview of Scrum
  • Scrum roles and responsibilities 
  • Initiating a Scrum project
  • Defining the vision
  • The Product Backlog
  • User stories as requirements
  • Acceptance tests for user stories
  • Planning releases and sprints
  • Prioritization criteria
  • Defining done
  • Activities during a sprint
  • Monitoring project performance
  • The Sprint Review Meeting
  • Agile retrospectives
  • Agile benefits