Introduction To Agile and Scrum Workshop
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
- The agile lifecycle and how it differs from traditional lifecycle models
- The unique agile values, principles, and practices
- Planning for agile products or projects
- Estimation and Prioritization
- Iterative closure using review and retrospectives.
- Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Agile Team
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Project Leads/teams, Managers, Project Managers/Jr. PMs, Business Analysts, Business Systems Analysis, Developers and Coders wishing to understand the basic tenets of agile.
Section 1 – Agile Overview (08:30 – 09:30)
- Why Agile?
- The Agile Values and Principles
- Introduction to Scrum
- Team Roles and Responsibilities
- Introduction to Typical Roles and Responsibilities
- Scrum Meetings and deliverables
Section 2 – Product / Project Initiation and Planning (10:00 – 13:00)
- Envision the Product or Project
- Plan Releases
- Plan an Iteration (Sprint)
Section 3 - Requirements (13:00 – 14:30)
- Compile the Product Backlog
- Write User Stories
- Estimate User Stories
Section 4 – Iteration Closure (14:30 – 16:00)
- Review the Iteration
- Obtain Customer Acceptance
- Hold a Retrospective
Section 5 – Agile & Scrum In The Real World (16:00 – 16:30)
- Agile vs Scrum
- Agile Transitions in Large Organizations
- How Scrum teams can interact with non-Scrum teams
- Doing Scrum in a non-Agile environment
- Exercise 1: Team Forming – Rules of Engagement
- Exercise 2: Write a Vision – (Elevator Statement)
- Exercise 3: Define Users, Key Skills, Perspectives
- Exercise 4: Estimate User stories (optional for non-IT team members)
- Exercise 5: Conduct a Retrospective – Getting Ready for Agile
Exercises 1-5 are part of a simulation done throughout the day that allows teams to see how Scrum works in practice.